Friday, May 21, 2010

West Tacoma House Fire

Incident Date: May 21st, 2010
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 2339 N. Narrows Drive
Incident Type: Residential Fire

Narrative: At 11:09 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 garage fire.

First arriving companies found heavy smoke and flames coming from the attached garage portion of the two story house. Firefighters battled the blaze with hand lines and the ladder company preformed vertical ventilation on the roof to stop the fire from traveling a crossed the attic. The fire also significantly damaged one vehicle parked in the driveway.

The fire displaced two occupants and there were no injuries to report. The cause of the fire is under investigation.