Sunday, August 22, 2010

Residential Garage Fire

Incident Date: August 21, 2010
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 858 S. Fife Street
Incident Type: Residential Structure Fire

Narrative: At 11:38 p.m. 8 companies of Tacoma Firefighters, 5 engines, 1 ladder, 1 medic unit and command staff responded to a reported residential structure fire.

First arriving companies found flames shooting from the attached garage area of the 4 unit condominium. An aggressive attack contained the fire to the garage area, and limited the extension of the fire into the primary residence. Search and rescue revealed all of the occupants were able to escape safely and there were no injuries to report. The occupants in two of the units were displaced due to damage to the buildings electrical supply equipment.  

The cause of the fire has been determined to be incendiary and the fire resulted in an estimated $63,500 dollars of damage to the structure, vehicles and contents.