Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Fire Incidents 3/5/13

Time: 12:31 p.m. 
Address:  1310 S. Union Ave
Response: Station 4
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor burning of household combustibles. 

: 2:59 p.m. 
Address:  1016 E. 61st St.
Response: Station 8,9,10,11,15
Damage Estimate: $2,800
Narrative:  Faulty wiring sparked a wall fire in the laundry room of a house.  Crews opened the wall, extinguished the fire and used a Thermal Imaging Camera to confirm that it had not spread to the attic.  There were no injuries to report.

Time: 4:41 p.m. 
Address:  724 S. "L" St.
Response: Station 1
Damage Estimate: $486
Narrative:  Crews responded to a reported oven fire.  The occupant was using the self- cleaning mode when a fire ignited inside the oven.  The fire was contained to the appliance, and firefighters confirmed there was no fire extension.  

Time: 5:17 p.m. 
Address:  1421 S. 56th St.
Response: Station 2,7,8,11,15
Damage Estimate: $593
Narrative:  Firefighters extinguished a pan on the stove cooking fire.  Crews put the fire out before it spread to the cabinetry and used a positive pressure fan to ventilate the smoke from the structure.