Green Bay – Structure Fire 11-10-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Kolz

Incident Details

 

Incident Date:  11/10/2016

Incident Type: Structure Fire

Incident Address: 8xx Gross Ave

Incident Time:  1:35 AM

Incident Description: Single story residence

Cause of Fire:  Wood burning fire place

Origin of Fire:  Exterior of home near chimney extending into the attic space and living room

Estimated Dollar Loss: $30,000

Injuries: 0

Number of People Displaced: 1 

 

 

Additional Information:  GBMFD units were dispatched to a structure fire and upon arrival found smoke and flames in the area of the exterior chimney with fire extending into attic and living room.  Crews quickly extinguished the exterior fire and had to cut holes into roof to extinguish the fire that had had spread into the attic space and living room  The GBMFD would like to remind all homeowners with the winter season coming upon us to have your chimney professionally cleaned and inspected.

 

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