Posted: 05 Oct 2013 08:17 PM PDT
Incident Date: 10/05/13
Time of call: 3:16 P.M.
Location: 1353 N Acacia Ave
Number of units: 7 Medic Engines, 1 Brush Engine, 2 Battalion Chiefs
Number of firefighters: 24 Firefighters and 2 Chief Officers
Property Loss/Damage: 3 Outbuildings/Garages and 1 Vehicle
Property Saved: Undetermined
· SBFD units responded to a multiple alarm fire in a vacant lot near the 1300 Block of Acacia Ave· Upon arrival, Battalion 607 reported heavy smoke and fire coming from a vacant lot just North of the affected structures.
· Due to excessive winds and reports of exposures threatened, additional units were automatically dispatched.· Fire crews controlled the fire within 35 minutes.
· Due to excessive hoarder-like conditions, fire crews remained on scene mopping up hotpots and investigating the cause of the fire for an additional 2 hours.
PIO’s Assigned: Fire Engineer Mike Arvizo (909) 289-6679
Incident Commander: Battalion Chief Nathan Cooke (909) 384-5279