Monday, April 8, 2013

Fire Incidents for 4/5 - 4/7/2013

Date:  4/5/13
Time: 12:25 a.m. 
Address:  801 E. Portland Ave
Response: Station 1,2,4,8,9,12,16,17
Damage Estimate:  $15,000
Narrative:  Crews extinguished a industrial dryer fire at a paper manufacturing facility. See original post

:  4/5/13
Time: 8:10 p.m. 
Address:  2637 N. Pearl St
Response: Station 14,16
Damage Estimate:  None
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a small trash can fire at a gas station. The fire was extinguished by an employee prior to arrival and crews were unable to locate an ignition source.

:  4/5/13
Time: 10:10 p.m. 
Address:  1944 Pacific Ave
Response: Station 1,2
Damage Estimate:  None
Narrative:  Crews responded to a reported fire in an apartment. Upon arrival they determined that an occupant had burnt toast in a toaster oven.

Date:  4/6/13
: 8:03 a.m. 
Address:  3730 E. "G" St
Response: Station 1,2, 8,10,11,15
Damage Estimate:  $100
Narrative:  Firefighters were called to a reported house fire. Upon arrival they found an arcing baseboard heater. Crews turned off the electrical breaker to the heater and confirmed that there was no fire spread.  

Date:  4/6/13
: 3:22 p.m. 
Address:  4504 N. 9th St 
Response: Station 2,4,9,13,16,17
Damage Estimate:  $33,000
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a reported garage fire. The first arriving engine company found heavy flames and smoke showing from a large attached garage. Crews worked quickly to knock down the flames that were being fueled by solvents stored in the garage and the fire was extinguished before it could spread to the house.  A fire investigator determined that the failure of an electrical power strip was the likely cause of the blaze. There were no injuries to report.