Incident number: 1482
Type of emergency: Structure Fire
Incident date: 3-13-2019
Alarm time: 11:58 AM
Address/location: 26 N. 32nd St.
Probable cause (if known): Under Investigation
Structure type: 1 ½ Story Single-Family Dwelling
Construction type: Wood Frame
Location/extent of damage: Heavy throughout
Hazardous materials involved: None
Specialized rescues: None
Vehicles involved, if any: None
Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched for a possible explosion in an occupied home. It was reported that the front door had blown into the front yard. Engine 4 arrived and reported heavy fire coming from the structure. They made an aggressive attack. Other crews arrived shortly and assisted with search and extinguishment. Overhaul and extinguishment was completed in about 1 ½ hours. Red Cross was notified and assisted the displaced occupants. Semco Energy and Consumers Power were also notified. The fire is currently under investigation by the Battle Creek Fire Department.