Friday, May 21, 2010

North Tacoma House Fire

Incident Date: May 21st, 2010
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 3318 N. 27th Street
Incident Type: Residential House Fire

Narrative: At 10:10 a.m. Friday May 21, 2010, eight companies of Tacoma Firefighters, 4 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Medic Unit and Command Staff responded to a reported residential structure fire.

Fire crews found smoke and flames coming from the second floor of the three story residence. Crews attacked the fire with hand lines and contained the fire to an upper bedroom and a portion of the attic area. There were no injuries to report, and the cause of the fire was a child lighting matches.

Damage Estimates: $30,000 to the building and $20,000 to the contents.