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Posted on: November 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Dog saved from Van Buren Street fire

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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.

Occupied? No
Owner: Undetermined

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

Injuries
None 

Fatalities
None 

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. 

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