Saturday, March 13, 2010

Structure Fire

Incident Date: 3/13/2010
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 1211 Alexander Ave
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Fire Cause: Under Investigation
Damage Estimates: Under Investigation
Injuries/Fatalities: 0

Narrative: At 4:54 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010, seven companies of Tacoma firefighters – 4 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Medic Unit and Command Staff responded to a reported structure fire at 1211 Alexander Ave.

First arriving companies found flames and smoke showing from the side and rear of the 1 story mobile home smoke shop. Crews attacked the fire with hand lines, worked around downed live power lines and prevented the fire from spreading to an adjacent fireworks stand and a nearby house. Crews were able to contain the fire to the smoke shop and there were no injuries to report. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.