ISSUING OFFICER: Bruce Moline/Battalion Chief
DATE OF INCIDENT: 12/1/2006
INCIDENT TYPE: Structure Fire
INCIDENT ADDRESS: 1908 W. Dean
NARRATIVE: On 12/1/06 at 5:55 P.M. the Spokane Fire Department responded with 3 engine companies, 2 ladder companies, a rescue unit and two battalion chiefs to a reported house on fire located at 1908 W. Dean in the city of Spokane. First in fire crews found a home that was well involved in flames on the second level. A rapid entry was made to search the structure for anybody still inside. At the same time hose lines were advanced to extinguish the fire. All occupants were not at home at the time of the fire and the fire was successfully extinguished in approximately 30 minutes. The tenant who lived in the house will be staying with a friend. The cause of this fire is unknown at this time; however it is currently under investigation. A total of 20 firefighters responded to this fire. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Unknown at this time. Under investigation by the Spokane Fire Department Investigation Division.
DAMAGE EXTENT: Personal belongings, carpeting, walls, floors and ceilings. Smoke and water damage throughout the structure.
DOLLAR LOSS: 50,000
FIREFIGHTER RESPONSE: 20
MUTUAL AID: None Given