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Posted on: July 21, 2022

[ARCHIVED] One neighbor treated for smoke inhalation in N Brewer fire

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Incident number: 2022-04628
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 7/21/2022
Incident time: 1:02 a.m.
Address/location: 130 N. Brewer Drive

Occupied? Yes
Owner: Undetermined

Probable cause, if known: Undetermined - under investigation
Structure type: Multi-family residential
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: $65,000
Estimated contents damage: $12,000
Location/extent of damage: Kitchen

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

Civilian: Smoke inhalation
Responder: None


Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire at 130 N. Brewer Drive. Rescue 6 and Squad 6 arrived within four minutes to find smoke showing from the apartment building's first floor. Rescue 6 and Squad 6 extended a hose line to extinguish the fire in the fire apartment, while Truck 1 and Squad 2 searched for any occupants. Car 3 assumed command. Engine 2 and Rescue 3 assisted with fireground operations. The occupants of the fire apartment were home at the time of the fire, and one occupant was treated and released on scene for smoke inhalation. A family pet (a dog) died in the fire. The adjoining apartments were evacuated, and those neighbors were allowed back into their apartments. The fire was under control within 10 minutes. The fire is believed to have started near the stove, and the cause is being investigated by the Fire Marshal.

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