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Structure Fire-2180 Peach Street

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January 29th, 2016
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DATE:   January 28, 2016

TIME OF ALARM:   18:27 hours

TYPE OF ALARM:   Residential Structure Fire

LOCATION:     2180 Peach Street, Pinole

RESPONSE:   7 Engine Company, 1 Truck Company, 1 Squad, 2 Battalion Chiefs, 1 AMR ambulance, Pinole Police Department, Cal Star and PG&E

ASSISTING AGENCIES:  Pinole Fire Department, Rodeo Hercules Fire Protection District, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, Richmond Fire Department, Crockett – Carquinez Fire Department, Cal Star Medical Helicopter, PG&E, and American Medical Response.



All Concerned-

At 0600 hours crews from Pinole Fire Department, Rodeo Hercules Fire Protection District, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, responded to 2180 Peach Street in the City Pinole for the report of a structure fire.


Upon arrival crews found thick black smoke coming from the front door and windows of the home.   A well involved Livingroom fire was discovered in the home.   Firefighting efforts were hampered due to the large amount of belongings stored inside the home.


The home owner was found outside the home with 2nd degree burns to approximately 30 percent of her body and was transported by medical helicopter to Santa Clara Valley Burn Center.


First Alarm fire crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly keeping it to the house of origin and preventing the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.  Additional crews were called to the scene to assist with salvage and overhaul of the structure due to the large amount of belongings inside the home.  The home had significant damage to the interior and roof structure.    Richmond Fire Department and Crockett – Carquinez Fire Department responded to the incident to assist with Logistics and securing a landing zone.   Seven Engine Companies, One Truck Company, One Squad and Two Command Vehicles staffed by 28 firefighters and 2 Battalion Chiefs, responded to this incident.  No fire personnel were injured during fire ground operations.  Operations were completed at 20:38 hrs.   Orinda – Moraga Fire Department provided Station coverage during the incident.


Please call me with any questions related to this incident.


In Service,


Bryan Craig, Battalion Chief

Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District