Sunday, April 25, 2010

Commercial Structure Fire

Incident Date: 4/24/2010
Issuing Officer: Tory Green
Incident Location: 4703 Pacific Highway E, Fife
Incident Type: Commercial Structure Fire

Narrative: At 11:34 p.m. Saturday April 24, 2010, eleven Tacoma Fire Department companies including 5 engines, 2 ladders, 2 medic companies, and command staff responded to a reported commercial structure fire.

First arriving crews found flames and smoke involving 50% of the single story building. The businesses affected were the Tacoma Occupational Health Clinic and Apple Physical Therapy. Both businesses were closed at the time of the fire.

After an investigation was conducted, it was determined that the fire was caused by arson. The total damage was estimated at approximately $350,000. There were no injuries reported.