Incident number: 2022-07540
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 11/13/2022
Incident time: 7:17 p.m.
Address/location: 193 E. Van Buren St.
Probable cause, if known: Under investigation
Structure type: Single-family residential
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: $15,000
Estimated contents damage: $5,000
Location/extent of damage: Second floor
Hazardous materials involved?: NA
Specialized rescues?: NA
Vehicles involved: NA
Other information: Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to smoke coming from the structure at 193 E. Van Buren St. Car 3 arrived within two minutes to assume command, and found smoke showing from the second floor. Engine 1 and Rescue 3 were assigned fire attack. Squad 2 and Squad 6 were assigned to search. Engine 2, Engine 5, and Rescue 6 assisted with support functions.
The home was determined to be unoccupied at the time of the fire. A dog was safely taken out of the structure. No injuries were reported.
LifeCare Ambulance stood by for any medical needs. The Fire Marshal is investigating the fire for cause.