Green Bay – Apartment Fire 3-30-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike VandenAvond


Incident Details

Incident Date: 3/30/2016
Incident Type: Apartment fire
Incident Address: 1119 Cherry St.
Incident Time: 07:38
Incident Description: 2 story apartment building. 8 units
Cause of Fire: Fire Marshal’s office is investigating cause
Origin of Fire: Fire originated in basement storage unit
Estimated Dollar Loss: undetermined at this time
Injuries: 5 civilians were sent to local hospitals for smoke inhalation
Number of People Displaced: 10 residents

Additional Information: Call originally came in for a gas smell in the apartment building. In route, updates from dispatch said there was smoke in the hallway and some apartments. Upon fire crews arriving, they found multiple victims hanging from 2nd floor windows. Call was upgraded to a working still level to assist with fire and rescues. Multiple victims were rescued from ground ladders. Fire was extinguished in basement with no extension to living units. Red Cross is assisting with displaced residents.

Green Bay: House Fire with injury 3-29-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Sellin


Incident Details

Incident Date: 3/29/2016
Incident Type: House Fire
Incident Address: 17xx Murphy Drive
Incident Time: 02:04:55
Incident Description: Fire in a single family split level home. There was heavy fire coming from the attached garage upon the arrival of fire department units. Garage roof collapsed shortly after Fire Department arrival. Fire extended into the attic and living quarters of the house. One adult male occupant was transported to St. Mary’s hospital with smoke inhalation. Crews remain on scene overhauling and investigating the fire. Fire occurred at 17xx Murphy Drive. Fire was called in by the neighbor at 16xx Murphy Drive.
Cause of Fire: Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating on scene.
Origin of Fire: Garage area
Estimated Dollar Loss: $125,000 (Initial)
Injuries: One adult male occupant was transported for smoke inhalation
Number of People Displaced: One

Additional Information: There were also numerous propane and acetylene tanks in and around the garage that posed a hazard. The tanks needed to be cooled or removed from the area to alleviate the hazard. Crews remain on scene as of 04:15.


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Green Bay – Garage Fire 3-21-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike VandenAvond

Incident Date:  3/21/2016                                                                  

Incident Type: Garage fire with multiple vehicles involved

Incident Address: 1026 Eastman Avenue

Incident Time:  22:14

Incident Description: 1 stall garage

Cause of Fire:  Fire caused by use of a cutting torch on vehicle to loosen bolts

Origin of Fire:  Fire started on car and involved all of the garage and some cars around garage

Estimated Dollar Loss: 30,000

Injuries: None

Number of People Displaced: None 

Green Bay – Structure Fire 3-19-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief  Drew Spielman Photo By: Submitted 

Incident Date: 3/19/2016
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Incident Address: 3xx S Fisk Street
Incident Time: 14:25
Incident Description: Structure fire in a 8 unit apartment building.
Cause of Fire: Under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s Office
Origin of Fire: First floor exterior patio.
Estimated Dollar Loss: $150,000
Injuries: No injuries
Number of People Displaced: 12

Additional Information: Fire crews were dispatched for the report of a fire coming from an apartment on S Fisk St. On arrival of the first engine there was heavy fire showing from the first and second floor balconies with heavy smoke coming from the attic. Crews knocked the exterior fire down quickly and other crews performed searches of the entire building finding all occupants had self-evacuated. There was extensive damage to two second floor apartments with 2 lower units suffering major smoke and water damage. The other units suffered smoke damage. Building is untenable and all occupants are either staying with family or being assisted by Red Cross. GBMFD utilized MABAS and received assistance from DePere, Ashwaubenon, and Howard.




Marion / Clintonville Fire Call 3-12-16

Written By Timothy Zilch & Photo’s By Timothy Zilch & Dan Brandenburg


Marion Fire Department was paged Saturday for a reported grass fire on Knitt Road. Marion requested assistance from Clintonville Fire Department. No other information available.



Clintonville – Fire Call 3-7-16

Written & Photo’s By: Timothy Zilch

Clintonville Fire Department was paged Monday evening around 11:00 PM to Fox Valley Tech, College Clintonville Campus. Marion and Embarrass Fire Departments assisted Clintonville on scene. No other information is available at the time of this post.