Green Bay – Fire Call 7-25-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert Wiegert

Incident Details

Incident Date: 7/25/2016
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Incident Address: 9xx N. Irwin Ave
Incident Time: 6:13 PM
Incident Description: Basement fire in a 1 ½ story single family residence
Cause of Fire: Under investigation by Fire Marshal’s office
Origin of Fire: Basement storage room
Estimated Dollar Loss: $10,000
Injuries: No injuries
Number of People Displaced: 3 persons displaced

Additional Information: GBMFD crews were dispatched at 6:13PM to 9xx N. Irwin Ave. for the report of a basement fire. The first crews arrived in less than 3 minutes and found smoke showing from the basement of a story and a half single family residence. All residents had evacuated. Crews entered the structure and encountered heavy smoke in the basement. They found a fire in a storage room and had the fire knocked down in approximately 5 minutes. Crews ventilated the structure and remained on scene for approximately 2 hours to complete salvage and overhaul. The building suffered fire damage to one room in the basement with smoke damage to the basement and first floor. 3 residents were displaced and are being assisted by the Red Cross. Also assisting on scene were the GBPD and WPS. Cause is under investigation by the Green Bay Metro Fire Dept. Fire Marshal’s office.

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