Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Duplex Fire

Incident Date: 12/8/09
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke 253.255.3260
Incident Type: Residential Structure Fire
Incident Location: 5034 S “G” St.
Probable Cause: under investigation
Damages: unknown at this time
Injuries: None

Narrative: At 2:18 p.m. Tuesday December 8th 2009, 7 companies of Tacoma and Puyallup Firefighters – 4 Engines, 2 Ladder Companies (1 from Puyallup) 1 Medic Unit and 2 Battalion Chiefs responded to a reported residential structure fire at 5034 S. “G” Street. The first arriving units found heavy smoke and flames showing from the second floor apartment of the two story, two unit residence.

Crews attacked the fire with hand lines, conducted primary search and rescue and contained the fire to the upper unit. The occupants of the building (4 adults) escaped unharmed and are receiving relocation assistance from the Red Cross.