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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Pictures From The Scene:

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