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Posted on: March 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in East Bidwell home cooking fire

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Incident number: 2023-01990
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 3/20/2023
Incident time: 8:45 a.m.
Address/location: 27 E. Bidwell St.

Occupied? Yes

Probable cause, if known: Cooking
Structure type: Residential, single-family dwelling
Construction type: V-B Unprotected Combustible
Estimated property damage: $86,032
Estimated contents damage: $36,133
Location/extent of damage: Kitchen/first-floor heavy fire damage and heavy smoke throughout the home

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



Other information: Engine 2 Arrived to find heavy brown smoke coming from several windows of the home. E2 pulled an attack line and made entry into the home to extinguish the fire and for a primary search. E2 did not find any victims. 
E2 found the origin of the fire to be in the kitchen. After fire control was achieved, crews worked on salvage and overhaul. 
No firefighters or civilians were injured. The cause of the fire was an accidental cooking fire.  

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