Tuesday, June 26, 2012

House Fire E. Roosevelt

Incident Date: 06/25/12
Issusing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 6668 E. Roosevelt
Incident Type: Residential Structure Fire

Narrative: At 2:10 p.m. Tacoma and Central Pierce Fire and Rescue firefighters responded to a reported kitchen fire.  The first arriving engine company found smoke showing from the front and side of the one story 1,452 square foot house.

Crews mounted an aggressive interior attack and quickly knocked the fire down.  All of the occupants were able to escape safely and there were no injuries to report.  The Red Cross was requested to provide relocation assistance for the 4 adults and two children displaced as a result of the fire.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

UPDATE: The cause of the fire was unattended cooking, resulting in an estimated $27,000 damage to the building and its contents.