Friday, October 26, 2012

Fire Press Release

North Battalion Garage Fire

Incident #: 2012046585
Date of Incident: 10/25/2012
Issuing Officer: B.C. Mike Thompson

On Thursday evening, 10/25/2012, at 6:20 PM, The Spokane Fire Department responded to 1303 W Sinto on a reported structure fire. The first crew on scene was Engine 3 from the West Central Neighborhood. They reported a fully involved detached two car garage that was threatening the nearby house. The crews on scene stretched hose lines to attack the fire, and protect the exposed structures. The fire was extinguished in one hour and two crews remained on scene to thoroughly search the large amount of contents for hot spots. The electrical service had been discontinued to both the house and the garage and neighbors stated it had been vacant for an extended period of time. No injuries were reported.

The Spokane Fire Department SIU is investigating.

The damage was limited to the garage.

# Firefighters Responding: 23

Dollar Loss: $ 10,000

End Of Release
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