Incident number: 2021-02604
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 5/6/2021
Incident time: 5:41 p.m.
Address/location: 115 Bowen Ave.
Probable cause, if known: Under investigation
Structure type: Single-family residential
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: Undetermined
Estimated contents damage: Undetermined
Location/extent of damage: Front porch
Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: None
Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to a reported front porch on fire at 115 Bowen Ave. Engine 2 arrived within two minutes to find flames and smoke showing from the porch. The home was unoccupied. A hose line was extended to quickly extinguish the fire. Due to the quick response and actions of fire crews, the fire did not extend into the home. Engine 5 assisted on scene. No injuries reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.