The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, August 31, 2015 This Week's Paper
Tacoma Fire incidents

Fire Incidents for May 10-12, 2013 Posted: 13 May 2013 02:12 PM PDT Date: 5/10/13 Time: 6:58 a.m. Address: 2246 Bay St. Response: Station 2 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters responded to a prohibited outdoor burn.

Date: 5/10/13 Time: 6:55 p.m. Address: 773 Broadway Response: Station 1 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Crews responded to a reported kitchen fire and upon arrival found the occupant had burnt food on the stove top. Firefighters confirmed that there was no fire extension and assisted with smoke removal.

Date: 5/10/13 Time: 7:05 p.m. Address: 3831 Tacoma Ave S Response: Station 2 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters responded to a possible car fire. Upon investigation they found smoke coming from an electrical junction box. They disconnected the battery and confirmed there was no fire extension.

Date: 5/10/13 Time: 11:28 p.m. Address: 2148 Port of Tacoma Rd Response: Station 1,2,12 Damage Estimate: undetermined Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported dumpster fire. The first arriving company found a dumpster containing construction debris was fully involved with fire. Crews used water and class A foam to extinguish the fire and the damage was limited to the dumpster.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 2:55 a.m.Address: S. 83rd St/S.Park St Response: Station 10 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters put out a grass fire ignited by fireworks.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 9:41 a.m. Address: SB I-5 No Port of Tacoma Response: Station 2,11,12 Damage Estimate: $5,000 Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported fire in the engine compartment of a motor vehicle (van). The first arriving engine company found the van was fully engulfed in flames. Crews extinguished the fire and there were no injuries to report.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 10:49 a.m.Address: 2148 Port of Tacoma Rd Response: Station 2,1,7 Damage Estimate: undetermined Narrative: Firefighters extinguished a dumpster fire. The fire was contained to the dumpster.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 10:49 a.m. Address: 6909 S. 19th St Response: Station 17 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters extinguished a smoldering bark fire.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 2:16 p.m. Address: 5311 S. Orchard St. Response: Station 2,7,8,9,12,16,17 Damage Estimate: $93 Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported apartment fire. The first arriving company found smoke coming out of a roof vent. Crews forced entry into the apartment and found food left on the stove had caused the smoke. Firefighters confirmed there was no fire extension and ventilated the apartment.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 5:45 p.m. Address: 2602 Westridge Ave W Response: Station 16 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters extinguished a prohibited outdoor burn near a small homeless camp.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 5:49 p.m. Address: 1025 N. Levee Rd Response: Station 12 Damage Estimate: unknown Narrative: Firefighters provided assistance to CPFR for a fire in an industrial laundry facility.

Date: 5/11/13 Time: 10:02 p.m. Address: 808 Valley Ave NW Response: Station 12 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters extinguished a small bark fire in CPFR’s district.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 2:44 a.m. Address: 5210 E “F” St. Response: Station 2,7,8,11,15,17 Damage Estimate: $11,200 Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported house fire. The first arriving engine company found smoke and flames showing from the attached garage of the 1,880 square foot 2 story residence. Crews attacked the fire with handlines, conducted a search to confirm no one was trapped inside and ventilated the smoke from the building.

A fire investigator determined that an overloaded extension cord plugged into a light weight power strip failed and ignited the blaze. The fire displaced 8 occupants and there were no injuries to report.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 2:48 a.m. Address: 3907 N. Gove St Response: Station14 Damage Estimate: undetermined Narrative: Firefighters responded to a small outdoor fire. A fire had started in some debris and spread to a cedar fence. It was undetermined what had started the fire.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 4:30 a.m. Address: 6thAve/N. Oakes St. Response: Station 9 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters extinguished a small smoldering bark fire.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 7:03 a.m. Address: 906 N. 9th St. Response: Station 4 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters extinguished a fire in an 8 foot tall shrub.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 1:39 p.m. Address: 9615 18th Ave S Response: Station 10 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters responded to a pan on the stove fire with no fire extension in CPFR’s district.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 4:51 p.m. Address: 1301 N. Highlands Parkway Response: Station 1,4,9,12,13,16,17 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported fire in a nursing home. Upon investigation, crews determined that an employee had placed a cup of coffee in the microwave not knowing that it was lined with stainless steel. The arching caused the plastic on the outside of the cup to burn and send light smoke throughout a section of the building. The fire was contained to the microwave.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 7:09 p.m. Address: 4909 McKinley Ave Response: Station 11 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters responded to a prohibited burn of yard waste in a burn barrel.

Date: 5/12/13 Time: 9:40 p.m. Address: 210 N. Yakima Ave Response: Station 1,2,4,9,17 Damage Estimate: $ 23,000 Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported garage fire. The first arriving engine company found flames and smoke showing from the two car detached garage. Crews attacked the fire and protected the adjacent garages exposed to the fire. The fire damaged the structure, a vehicle inside and additional contents. There were no injuries to report.

A fire investigator determined that an electrical malfunction at a light switch appears to have started the fire.

Tacoma Arts Month University Dental
ADVERTISEMENT