Monday, March 18, 2013

Fire Incidents for 3/15-3/17

Date: 3/15/13
Time: 4:41 a.m.
Address:  3010 6th Ave 
Response: Station 9
Damage Estimate: $2,000
Narrative:  Firefighters extinguished a small (six feet) fire in a plastic drain tile system connected to a garage.

: 3/15/13
Time: 11:03 p.m.
Address:  2024 E. 29th St. 
Response: Station 1
Damage Estimate: $1,000
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a reported fire in the mechanical room of the commercial occupancy.  Upon arrival they determined that a water pump had malfunctioned and started to emit sparks that charred a plywood box the pump was set on.   The crew confirmed the fire was out, checked the area with a Thermal Imaging Camera to look for extension, and had staff cut power to the pump at the electrical panel. 

: 3/16/13
Time: 10:06 a.m.
Address:  902 Norpoint Way NE 
Response: Station 3,12
Damage Estimate: Minimal
Narrative:  Crews responded to a reported fire in the engine compartment of a motor vehicle (suburban).  

: 3/17/13
Time: 9:36 p.m. 
Address:  1717 S. "J" St. 
Response: Station 1,2,9
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to the health care facility for an alarm on the 11th floor. Upon investigation they found that someone had burned food in the microwave oven and set off the alarm system.