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Posted on: August 19, 2023

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Maple Terrace fire

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Incident number: 2023-05806
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 8/19/2023
Incident time: 3:15 a.m.
Address/location: 123 Maple Terrace

Occupied? Yes
Owner: Jacob Oandey

Probable cause, if known: Unknown
Structure type: Residential structure 
Construction type: Wood-frame construction
Estimated property damage: $2,500
Estimated contents damage: Unknown
Location/extent of damage: Front window and door

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

Injuries
None 

Fatalities
None 

Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to a possible front porch fire at 123 Maple Terrace at 3:13am. 

Rescue 2, Car 3, and Engine 1 arrived to find light smoke showing from the front window of the home. They searched the home, and deployed an attach line. A very small fire was contained to the front of the structure.
Engine 3 and 4 assumed the role of safety, and Engine 5 and Rescue 6 were released from the scene. 

There were people in the home at the time of the fire who quickly exited the structure. Battle Creek Police were also on the scene investigating a possible break-in. The Fire Marsal and Fire Inspector were called to the scene and the fire is under investigation.    

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