Friday, September 11, 2009

Fire Destroys Van

Incident Date: 9/11/09
Issuing Officer: Medical Services Officer Toryono Green
Incident Type: Car Fire
Incident Location: 1101 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma -WA

Narrative: At 12:50 p.m. Friday, September 9th, the Tacoma Fire Department (TFD) responded to reports of a car fire at 1101 Tacoma Ave S. Responding fire units reported a large column of black smoke from a distance and arrived to find a late model conversion van fully engulfed in flames.

The owner of the van stated that he noticed smoke coming from the vehicle when he parked. After getting out to inspect, he discovered that his vehicle was on fire. Nearby business owners assisted in attempting to extinguish the fire. The owner stated that his vehicle's transmission had recently been repaired. There were no reported injuries.

Thank You...

Tacoma Fire Department would like to thank all of the citizens and first responders who attended our September 11th Remembrance Ceremony.

"We have not forgotten"