Incident number: 2931
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 4/29/2023
Incident time: 7:39 p.m.
Address/location: 239 E. Michigan Ave.
Probable cause, if known: Undetermined
Structure type: Two-story residential structure
Construction type: Wood-framed construction
Estimated property damage: $46,000
Estimated contents damage: No contents
Location/extent of damage: Garage and back entry
Hazardous materials involved?: NA
Specialized rescues?: NA
Vehicles involved: Yes - abandoned vehicle
Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department responded to a structure fire at approximately 7:40 p.m. at 239 E. Michigan Ave. Engine 1 arrived to find the garage fully involved with an abandoned vehicle inside, and extension into the rear of the vacant structure.
Car 3, Engine 3, and Engine 2 aided the first engine in command, search, extinguishment, and overhaul. Engine 5 and Rescues 4 and 6 provided additional support.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.