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Posted on: February 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in accidental N. Washington home fire

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Incident number: 2023-01376
Type of emergency: Building fire
Incident date: 2/24/2023
Incident time: 12:43pm
Address/location: 590 N. Washington Ave. 

Occupied? Yes
Owner: 

Probable cause, if known: Accidental
Structure type: Residential home
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage:
Estimated contents damage:
Location/extent of damage: Throughout the home 

Hazardous materials involved?: NA
Specialized rescues?: NA
Vehicles involved: NA

Injuries
None: 

Fatalities
None 

Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the eaves of the home. Engine 2 made an interior attack and gained fire control quickly. While E2 was performing fire control Squad 2 did a victim search and did not find anything. Other fire crews performed overhaul and salvage. No one was injured. The cause of the fire was a log from the fireplace falling onto the floor and catching it on fire.  

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