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STRUCTURE FIRE 1021 Viewpoint-Rodeo

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November 16th, 2016
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Battalion 7

 

M E D I A   R E L E A S E

 

DATE:11-11-2016

TIME OF ALARM: 12:22

TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure Fire

LOCATION: 1021 Viewpoint Blvd

RESPONSE: E-76, E-70, E-69, E-75,T-78, BC7, BC71, CHP. Medic Ambulance

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Contra Costa Fire Protection District, El Cerrito Fire Department, Crockett Fire Department,

 

TOTAL FIRE PERSONNEL AT SCENE: 17

FIRE INFORMATION:

 

Control Time: 14:15 PM

 

Structure Loss: $240,000

 

Content Loss:  $50,000

 

Property Saved: Adjacent homes

 

Cause: Under investigation

 

GENERAL STORY: Engine 76 reported smoke showing from 1 mile out. Upon their arrival, there was a single story home with a garage fully involved in fire with two cars in the driveway. Command was established and units were assigned. All occupants were out of the house. One occupant sustained minor burns to the back of the head and hands. Medic ambulance handled the medical.  An aggressive fire attack was conducted and the fire was brought under control within 15 minutes. Fire damage was confined to the garage area and a small portion of the attic. No fire department injuries were reported. An investigator was requested to the scene for cause and determination of the fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

 

 

Engine 9 covered Station 76

 

 PRESS RELEASE BY: Darren Johnson Acting Battalion Chief         DATE: 11/11/2016

CONTACT PERSON / PHONE NUMBER:  510-799-4561

 

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