Thursday, November 27, 2014

Structure Fire

Blake Ranch -

On the November 26, 2014 around 4:30 pm, the Kingman alarm center received reports of a structure fire near the 2500 block of Rock Chuck Dr. This brought the response of an engine, a water tender and a Chief officer. While responding updates were received that multiple structures were on fire. Resources arrived on scene to find a mobile home type structure about 50% involved.
The scene as firefighters arrived
Crews pulled a CAFS attack line and made entry into the residence where a primary search was conducted on the unburned portion of the house and began fire suppression. Firefighters were able to stop the forward progress of the fire and overhaul began.

Captain Ron Hood / Firefighter Anthony Leach checking for extension

Firefighters Sean Osterman and Harry Doyle are seen overhauling
Much of the structure received smoke and fire damage but many items were able to be salvaged from bedrooms. The cause of the fire is under investigation and is believed to have started in a detached garage near the rear of the structure which spread into the home. Crews on were on scene for roughly 4 hours and no injuries were reported.

Story by Captain Ron Hood, Pinion Pine Fire District
Photos by Captain Gail Jackson, Pinion Pine Fire District

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