Incident number: 2022-03627
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 6/6/2022
Incident time: 3:53 p.m.
Address/location: 407 E. Emmett St.
Owner: Jack Rucker IV
Probable cause, if known: Unknown
Structure type: Residential
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: $59,832.50
Estimated contents damage: $31,412.06
Location/extent of damage: Heavy fire damage on the first floor and smoke damage throughout
Hazardous materials involved?: No
Specialized rescues?: No
Vehicles involved: No
Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 3:53 p.m. to 407 E. Emmett St. Rescue 3, Truck 1 and Car 3 were first on the scene to find a two-story house with heavy fire involvement at the rear of the structure. An aggressive interior attack was performed in coordination with crews on scene with Engine 2, Engine 5, Rescue 6 and Squads 2 and 6 all playing a vital role in bringing the fire under control. No one was home at the time of the incident and the cause of the fire is unknown. The fire is being investigating by the Battle Creek Fire Marshal.