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Posted on: July 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Griffin Pub fire

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Incident number: 2020-04005
Type of emergency: Possible structure fire
Incident date: 7/14/2020
Incident time: 3:27 a.m.
Address/location: 38 W. Michigan Ave.

Occupied? NO
Owner: Kathy Schramm

Probable cause, if known: Outside electrical panel
Structure type: Commercial building
Construction type: Masonry/brick
Estimated property damage: Outside electrical box
Estimated contents damage: None
Location/extent of damage: Back of structure with very minimal damage

Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: None



Other information: All stations responded to a possible structure fire at the Griffin Pub, located downtown at 38 W. Michigan Ave. Car 3, Engine 2, and Rescue 3 were first on the scene to discover an outside electrical box had started a small fire in the mulch at the rear of the structure. E2 performed interior investigations, and R3 proceeded to the roof for inspection. Truck 6 and Squad 6 secured utilities and Rescue 4, Squad 4, and Engine 5 staged for further assistance. The general manager and a cleaning assistant were on site at the time, and shut off the power to the electrical panel. No smoke or fire damage occurred inside the structure. All units cleared the scene, with the exception of Engine 2 and Consumers Energy, for electrical inspection.

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