Monday, September 21, 2009

Early Morning Structure Fire

Incident Date: 9/21/09
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke 253.255.3260
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Incident Location: 6505 Pacific Hwy E. Fife WA
Probable Cause: Undetermined
Damages: Undetermined
Injuries: None

Narrative: At 6: 51 a.m. Monday, September 21st 2009, Tacoma Fire Department (TFD) responded to a reported structure fire at 6505 Pacific Hwy East Fife, WA 98424. The first arriving units found a 2 story boarded up abandoned house with smoke and flames showing from the upstairs area. After crews initial investigation, a defensive firefighting mode was established due to the deterioration of the building and the heavy fire load. Approximately 20 firefighters extinguished the fire and there were no injuries to report.