Green Bay – Fire Call 10-11-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert Wiegert

Incident Date: 10/11/2016

Incident Type: Structure Fire

Incident Address: 1567 Deckner Ave. Ann Sullivan Elementary School

Incident Time: 10:51 AM

Incident Description: Fire in a men’s restroom

Cause of Fire: Under investigation by Fire Marshal’s Office

Origin of Fire: First floor men’s restroom

Estimated Dollar Loss: $100

Injuries: No reported injuries

Number of People Displaced: School evacuated for approximately one hour

Additional Information: GBMFD units were dispatched for a fire alarm sounding at Ann Sullivan Elementary School. En route reports were received of a fire in a men’s restroom. Fire Department units arrived within 5 minutes. The fire had been mostly extinguished by a building maintenance worker after being discovered by another school employee. All students and staff had safely evacuated the building prior to Fire Department arrival. Fire crews completed extinguishment, ventilated the building, monitored air quality and checked the remainder of the building for any other fires or fire spread. Fire damage limited to one stall in the men’s restroom and a garbage can. Smoke damage to the restroom and surrounding vestibule. Students were displaced for approximately one hour. School was back in normal operation after the incident with the exception of one restroom and surrounding vestibule. Investigators are continuing the investigation and will be interviewing a person of interest who is a student at the school.

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