Green Bay – Kitchen Fire 11-5-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Ehmann

 

Incident Details

 

Incident Date:  11/5/2016

Incident Type: Kitchen Fire

Incident Address: 11xx 13th Ave.

Incident Time:  17:55

Incident Description: Grease fire on stove spread to cabinets and wall.  1 story house

Cause of Fire:  Unattended cooking.

Origin of Fire:  Stove top

Estimated Dollar Loss: $10,000

Injuries: 13 year old transported to hospital for smoke inhalation.   

Number of People Displaced: 1 adult, 2 children 

 

 

Additional Information: Unattended grease on stove top caught fire spreading to wall and cabinets.  Occupants are staying with other family members in town.  With the holiday seasons approaching we want to remind people to pay close attention when they are cooking.  Cooking is the #1 cause of house fire and people should never leave cooking food unattended.  If you must leave the kitchen, turn off the stove. 

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Green Bay – Cooking Fire 10-23-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Ehmann

Incident Date:  10/23/2016

Incident Type: Fire

Incident Address: 13xx Crooks St.

Incident Time:  15:52

Incident Description: Fire on stove top and kitchen floor

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Origin of Fire:  Stove

Estimated Dollar Loss: $1000

Injuries: None

Number of People Displaced: None 

 

 

Additional Information:  Fire in lower unit of house with 4 apartments.  Fire was found on stove and spread to the kitchen floor.  GBMFD quickly evacuated occupants of the other units, extinguished the fire and ventilated the smoke out of the building.  Cause is under investigation by GBMFD Fire Marshalls Office.

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.

Green Bay – Garage Fire 10-2-16

FROM: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert Wiegert

Incident Date: 10/2/2016

Incident Type: Structure Fire

Incident Address: 4xx Memory Ct. Allouez WI

Incident Time: 1:12 PM

Incident Description: Fire in a one story, single family residence

Cause of Fire: Under Investigation by Fire Marshal’s office

Origin of Fire: Rear wall of a garage

Estimated Dollar Loss: $5,000

Injuries: No injuries reported

Number of People Displaced: 2

Additional Information: GBMFD units were dispatched to 4xx Memory Ct. in the Village of Allouez for the report of a garage on fire. First units arrived in approximately 3 minutes. They found moderate smoke from the attached 2 stall garage and a neighbor applying water to the area with a garden hose. Crews stretched an attack line and had the fire extinguished in less than 5 minutes. Damage was limited to the rear of the garage. Brown County Sheriff’s Department and WPS assisted on the scene. American Red Cross was assisting the occupants.

Green Bay – Commercial Fire 9-10-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike VandenAvond

Incident Details

Incident Date: 9/10/2016

Incident Type: Commercial fire

Incident Address: 13xx Tomlin St.

Incident Time: 01:38

Incident Description: Fire in a tire recycling plant

Cause of Fire: Fire under investigation.

Origin of Fire: Fire located in tire shredder hopper

Estimated Dollar Loss: $10,000

Injuries: None

Number of People Displaced: None

Additional Information: Fire came in as a water flow alarm. Once first engine and Battalion Chief arrived, they upgraded to still alarm because smoke was showing from building. Lessons were learned from previous fire at this location. Large layout with heavy machinery but mostly tire waste burning. Ventilation of heavy smoke was critical for visibility. Private hydrant that was inoperable hampered operations. Crews were able to extinguish fire in a half hour. Manager on scene thought they would be able to open for business as usual.

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Green Bay – Structure Fire 8-21-16

Information From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department

Incident Details

Incident Date: 8/21/2016
Incident Type: Structure fire
Incident Address: 10xx Main St.
Incident Time: 20:56
Incident Description: The 1001 club occupied the first floor and the second floor was broken up into several different apartments that were vacant.
Cause of Fire: Under investigation by Green Bay Metro Fire Marshals
Origin of Fire: Fire was found in rear apartment and extended to rear storage area.
Estimated Dollar Loss: $100,000
Injuries: 1 civilian was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.
Number of People Displaced: 0

Additional Information: The 1001 club was not open for business when the fire started. The business was a Bar/Restaurant. Smoke damage was sustained throughout the building.
The building itself was built in 1905. It had been renovated multiple times and had several additions. This made firefighting difficult with hidden void spaces and a challenging layout.

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Green Bay – Gas Leak In Building 8-18-16

From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Kolz

Incident Details

Incident Date: 8/18/2016
Incident Type: Hazmat
Incident Address: 3xx Packerland Ave
Incident Time: 9:56 am
Incident Description: Gas leak in building from a CNG semi tractor
Cause of Fire: No fire
Origin of Fire: No fire
Estimated Dollar Loss: 0
Injuries: 1 FF minor injury
Number of People Displaced: 0

Additional Information: GBMFD fire units and hazmat unit called for a CNG semi tractor leaking natural gas into the building. Packerland Ave between Century Rd and Larson road was closed for approximately 6 hours as crews had to remove three semi tractors and off gas a large amount of CNG from the third unit. Three businesses were evacuated during the process.