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Posted on: July 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Homeowner rescued from Pleasant Avenue fire

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Incident number: 2022-04766
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 7/27/2022
Incident time: 10:13 a.m.
Address/location: 109 Pleasant Ave.

Occupied? Yes
Owner: June Babcock

Probable cause, if known: Under investigation
Structure type: Residential structure
Construction type: One-story, wood-framed structure
Estimated property damage: $35,957
Estimated contents damage: $16,989
Location/extent of damage: Living room and kitchen area

Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: Victim rescue from the first floor
Vehicles involved: None

Civilian: Homeowner


Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 109 Pleasant Ave. with a trapped resident unable to exit the structure at about 10:15 a.m. Engine 2, Squad 2, Squad 6, and Car 3 arrived to find smoke coming from the front of the house. Car 3 took command while crews deployed an attack line. Engine 2 went interior for the rescue finding the homeowner unresponsive on the kitchen floor, and removing her from the home. She was taken to the hospital and her condition is unknown at this time. Unfortunately, her dog did not survive after crews rescued it. Engine 1, Rescue 3, Engine 5, and Rescue 6 aided in primary searches, extinguishment, ventilation, securing utilities, and water supply. The homeowner was successfully rescued due to another outstanding job by the men and women of the Battle Creek Fire Department. The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation with the Fire Marshal at this time. 

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