Thursday, May 2, 2013

Fire Incidents for May 1, 2013

Time:  10:09 a.m. 
Address:  436 Broadway 
Response:  Station 1,2,4,9,13
Damage Estimate:  $30,000 
Narrative:  Fire sprinklers credited with extinguishing kitchen fire. Firefighters responded to a reported apartment fire, and upon arrival they found a fire had started in the kitchen of a fourth floor unit. The buildings automatic fire sprinkler system activated and extinguished the fire before it spread, significantly reducing the fire and smoke damage to the building. Once it was determined that the fire was out, crews concentrated their efforts on removing the water from the apartment of origin and from those below it. All occupants escaped without harm and there were no injuries to report.

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Time:  12:51 p.m. 
Address:  S. 56th/Tacoma Mall Blvd 
Response:  Station 8,10
Damage Estimate:  none
Narrative:  Crews extinguished a 20 x 20 brush fire with booster line and tank water.

Time:  12:59 p.m. 
Address:  1311 S. Sunset Dr. 
Response:  Station 16
Damage Estimate:  none
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor burn. 

Time:  4:20 p.m. 
Address:  2141 S. 46th St.
Response:  Station 7,8
Damage Estimate:  none
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a brush fire and used a booster line and 500 gallons of tank water to extinguish the fire and wet down the surrounding area. 

Time:  4:41 p.m. 
Address:  4115 N. 21st St. 
Response:  Station 2,4,9,13,16
Damage Estimate:  undetermined
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a reported kitchen fire.  The first arriving engine company found light smoke showing and determined that an unattended pan of oil had overheated and caught fire. The occupant extinguished the fire prior to our arrival and crews assisted with smoke removal.

Time:  4:44 p.m. 
Address:  3621 E. "J" St. 
Response:  Station 11
Damage Estimate:  none
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to an outdoor cooking fire that was too close to combustible material.

Time:  6:43 p.m. 
Address:  6814 6th Ave    
Response:  Station 1,2,4,9,11,13,17
Damage Estimate:  none
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a reported commercial structure fire. The first arriving engine company determined that it was a small exterior beauty bark fire and crews extinguished the fire.