Wednesday, May 27, 2020

1 person injured in a House Fire in The South Park Area

On May 16, 2020, at 8:51 p.m. Firefighters arrived on the 4900 block of Chennault Rd, to find fire coming from the side of a 1-story home and worked to reset the fire. A primary search was completed and the home was ventilated. All occupants were accounted for and the fire was extinguished. 

One civilian was transported to the hospital with first degree burns. An occupant stated that the fire started behind the couch and upon investigation, a burned outlet was found with burn patterns. 

The electrical breaker was also tripped. Crews from Stations 40, 46, 26, 23, 35, and 24 responded to this incident. 

The cause of the fire was the failure of equipment or a heat source.