Incident number: 2020-05271
Type of emergency: Garage fire
Incident date: 9/10/2020
Incident time: 3:01 a.m.
Address/location: 157 Cherrywood Lane
Probable cause, if known: Under investigation
Structure type: Residential
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: Undetermined
Estimated contents damage: Undetermined
Location/extent of damage: Garage
Hazardous materials involved?: No
Specialized rescues?: No
Vehicles involved: No
Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 157 Cherrywood Lane. Engine 4 and Squad 4 arrived within minutes to find a small fire in the garage. The majority of the fire had self-extinguished prior to the Fire Department’s arrival. The occupants were able to safely exit, and no injuries were reported. Engine 4 quickly extinguished the remaining fire with the assistance of Squad 4.The fire is suspicious. The Battle Creek Police Department is taking the lead on the investigation until the Battle Creek Fire Marshal returns to his office.