North side house fire

Brian Schaeffer, Assistant Chief, 509.625.7002

Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:03 a.m.

Incident #: 2013057570

Date of Incident: 12/09/2013

Issuing Officer: Battalion Chief Jones

Narrative: On 12/09/2013 at 01:25 hours, the Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2004 W Gordon with 5 engines, 2 ladders, 1 rescue, and 2 battalion chiefs. First arriving SE13 reported smoke showing from the windows on Alpha and Delta sides. After ensuring all occupants were evacuated from the structure, SE13 took a fire attack hose lead into the structure to locate and extinguish the fire. The fire was located in the basement on side Delta. SE13 and SE16 were successful in knocking down the fire and containing it to that area of the structure. SL4, SL2 and SE3 assisted the fire attack efforts by pulling the ceiling to expose any areas where fire may have extended. There were no injuries to civilians or Firefighters on this response.

Cause: This fire is under investigation by the Spokane Fire Department's SIU.

Damage: Fire damage to 2 bedrooms, smoke damage throughout the home.

# Firefighters Responding: 25

Dollar Loss: $ 40,000

Other Agencies Responding: AMR