Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Fire Incidents 3/26/13

Time: 5:14 a.m.
Address:  8040 S. Ainsworth Ave
Response: Station 10
Damage Estimate:  Undetermined
Narrative:  Crews extinguished a fire that had started at the base of a cedar tree in some shrubbery.  Dried cedar needles fueled the fire that created 6-8 foot flames in the foliage. The fire was contained to the area of origin, and firefighters were unable to determine what started it. 

: 3:27 p.m.
Address:  718 S. 52nd St.
Response: Station 8
Damage Estimate:  None
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor burning of construction debris.   

: 7:09 p.m.
Address:  S. 7th St./S. "I" St. 
Response: Station 1
Damage Estimate:  None
Narrative:  Prohibited burning of scrap wood and branches. 

Time: 8:58 p.m.
Address:  2926 S. Warner St. 
Response: Station 17
Damage Estimate:  None
Narrative:  A resident attempted to ignite charcoal briquettes with gasoline, resulting in a flashover.   Crews checked to ensure the resident had extinguished the fire that engulfed the plastic gas container and that it hadn't caught anything else on fire.