Thursday, January 9, 2014

Crews douse house fire on S. Verde St.

Incident Date:  1/8/14
Issuing Officer:  Joe Meinecke
Incident Location:  5909 S. Verde St. 
Incident Type:  Residential Structure Fire

Narrative:  At 10:04 pm, Firefighters from stations 2,7,8,10,16 and 17 responded to a reported residential house fire. 

The first arriving company found flames and smoke showing from the approximately 1,600 sq foot two-story house. Crews attacked the fire that started in a bedroom of a mother-in-law apartment above the garage of the house and searched the structure to confirm no occupants were trapped. 

All occupants escaped without harm and their no injuries to report. The cause of the fire was undetermined and resulted in an estimated $19,000 damage to the building and its contents.