ISSUING OFFICER: Battalion Chief Dan Brown
DATE OF INCIDENT: 8/24/2009
INCIDENT TYPE: Structure Fire
INCIDENT ADDRESS: 2504 East Riverside
NARRATIVE: On the 24th of August at 1:10 AM The City of Spokane Fire Department responded six fire apparatus and two command officers to the intersection of Cook and Sprague for a reported building fire. Engine Company 7 arrived within 4 minutes and reported smoke and flames coming from a 3 car garage at the rear of 2504 East Riverside. Attack leads were advanced to protect the house and extinguish the fire in the interior of the garage.
The fire was brought under control and extinguished in about 15 minutes. The interior of the garage and storage items were damaged by smoke and fire. It took fire crews about 1 hour to overhaul and remove the damaged contents. There were no reported injuries. Crews were on the scene about 2 hours.
This fire is under investigation and the cause is undetermined at this time.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Under Investigation
DAMAGE EXTENT: Extensive damage to the contents and interior of the garage.
DOLLAR LOSS: 10,000.00
FIREFIGHTER RESPONSE: 18
MUTUAL AID: None Given
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