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Thursday, June 20, 2013

SBFD 2 Alarm Structure Fire - Detached Garage Fire #CaFire

San Bernardino City Fire Press Release

Link to San Bernardino City Fire Department

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 01:54 AM PDT

PIO Assigned:  Fire Engineer Mike Arvizo (909) 289-6679

Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Dan Harker (909) 384-5279

Incident Date: 06/20/13

Time of call12:00 A.M.                

Location:  21st and Lugo

Number of units: 8 Medic Engines, 2 Truck Companies, 2 Battalion Chiefs

Number of firefighters: 32 Firefighters and 2 Chief Officers

Fatalities/Injuries: None

Property Loss/Damage: Undetermined

Property Saved: Undetermined

Additional Information:
  • SBFD units responded to a single alarm residential structure fire report in the area of Lugo and 21st.
  • Upon arrival, ME224 reported heavy smoke and fire coming from a detached garage.
  • Multiple exposures were threatened so a 2nd alarm was dispatched.
  • Multiple power lines down hampered firefighting efforts initially due to firefighter safety concerns. 
  • Intial fire crews controlled the fire within 20 minutes.
  • Fire cause is under investigation.

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