Green Bay – Structure Fire 1-24-16

BY: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief  Robert Wiegert

Incident Date: 1/24/2016
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Incident Address: 3xx South Van Buren St. Green Bay
Incident Time: 11:37 AM
Incident Description: Fire in a second floor bedroom of a two story single family residence.
Cause of Fire: Under investigation by the Green Bay Metro Fire Dept. Fire Marshal’s office
Origin of Fire: Second floor bedroom
Estimated Dollar Loss: $ 40,000
Injuries: No Injuries
Number of People Displaced: 2

Additional Information: Green Bay Metro Fire Dept. was dispatched at 11:37 for smoke coming from a residence near 300 S. Van Buren St. in the city of Green Bay. First units arrived in 3 minutes to find heavy brown smoke pushing from a rear second floor window. Crews entered the structure and found the second floor charged with heavy smoke and fire in a bedroom. The fire was knocked down in less than 10 minutes and crews remained on scene to complete extensive overhaul and salvage operations. 2 residents were displaced and no injuries were reported. The structure suffered fire and smoke damage to the second floor and water damage to the first floor. Other agencies assisting on the scene were: Green Bay Police Dept., Wisconsin Public Service, American Red Cross

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