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Posted on: August 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Vale Street single-story home fire Tuesday morning

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Incident number: 2023-05717
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 8/15/2023
Incident time: 6:09 a.m.
Address/location: 91 Vale Street

Occupied? No
Owner: Eric Thomas

Probable cause, if known: Under investigation
Structure type: Residential structure
Construction type: Wood-frame construction
Estimated property damage: $108,000
Estimated contents damage: $45,000
Location/extent of damage: Extensive damage

Hazardous materials involved?: No
Specialized rescues?: No
Vehicles involved: No

Injuries
Civilian: None
Responder: None

Fatalities
Civilian: None
Responder: None

Other information: BCFD was dispatched to a structure fire at 91 Vale Street around 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15. Engine 3, Car 3, and Engine 1 arrived on scene to discover smoke coming from the rear of a single-story home. Attack lines were deployed, a primary search was conducted, and a water supply was established. Rescue 4 and Engine 5 assisted the attack crews, and Rescue 6 assumed safety. No occupants were in the home at the time of the fire. Crews were on scene for over an hour. The fire marshal and fire inspector are investigating the incident at this time.

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