Saturday, August 18, 2012

Fire Press Release

South Battalion Structure Fire
Incident #:  2012035337
Date of Incident:  8/17/2012
Issuing Officer:  B.C. Mike Thompson
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 5:47 pm, 7 companies of Spokane Firefighters, 2 Senior Ladders, 4 Engines, and 1 Heavy Rescue, responded to a Structure Fire at the corner of Pacific street and Government Way . Spokane Firefighters from the Brown's Addition neighborhood Fire Station (Station 4) arrived within 4-minutes to find smoke showing from the second floor of a vacant two story structure. Firefighters completed a quick search of the structure as the first arriving Engine Companies attacked the fire and Ladder Companies prepared the roof for ventilation. The well coordinated effort of firefighters extinguished the fire within 1 hour. No injuries were reported.
The cause is under investigation by the Fire Deparment's SIU.
The Fire Damage was limited to the room of origin and smoke damage was throughout the second floor..
# Firefighters Responding: 22
Dollar Loss: $10,000
End Of Release 
For more information on this release please call (509) 625-7002

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