October 17, 2023

At approximately 6:58 p.m. on October 15, 2023, a fire was reported by the homeowner in the 4100 block of Bison Blvd.  The occupants discovered a fire in the garage and evacuated the residence.  The first arriving fire company reported a working fire in the garage with flames through the roof.  Four Engine Companies, one Truck Company, one Med. Unit, and a Battalion Chief responded and gained control of the fire in 42 minutes.  One occupant was treated on-scene and released.  One Firefighter was injured and transported to the hospital.  Two pets were removed from the residence and reunited with the homeowner.

An additional crew was recalled into service along with Mutual Aid from DHFD to handle multiple calls for service during the fire.  CERT responded to the fire with 14 volunteers to assist with Rehab duties for the firefighters and changed out 30 air bottles.  Crews remained on the scene an additional two hours conducting salvage and overhaul operations. A fire watch was established throughout the night to control smoldering from a heavy fire load in the garage.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

For further information, contact the on duty Battalion Chief or Fire Administration.

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