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Posted on: April 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in vacant office building fire

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Incident number: 19-2230
Type of emergency: Electrical fire
Incident date: 4/18/2019
Alarm time: 12:30 p.m.
Address/location: 393 E. Roosevelt Ave. 

Occupied? No - vacant business
Owner: Undetermined 

Probable cause (if known): Probable electrical short
Structure type: Office building - vacant
Construction type: Masonry/steel
Estimated property damage: Undetermined
Estimated contents damage: Undetermined
Location/extent of damage: Exterior light fixture 

Hazardous materials involved: N / A
Specialized rescues: N / A
Vehicles involved, if any: 

Injuries: None
Fatalities: None 

Other information:. Battle Creek Fire Department Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Truck 6, Squad 6, Car 3 and Car 6 responded to a reported fire on the outside of a vacant office building. A passerby called the fire in. Upon arrival fire crews observed active fire from an exterior light fixture on the west wall. Engine 2 quickly extinguished the fire and checked the interior of the building for any fire or smoke extension. No fire or smoke conditions were noted on the interior. Overhaul was completed and electrical service to the light fixture turned off.

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