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Posted on: June 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Bayshore Drive laundry room fire

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Incident number: 2019-3280
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 6-6-19
Alarm time: 4:54 p.m.
Address/location: 18 Bayshore Drive 

Occupied? Yes
Probable cause (if known): Faulty surge protector
Structure type: Two-story single-family dwelling
Construction type: Wood frame, Class V
Location/extent of damage: Small fire contained to laundry room off of garage with smoke throughout the home. 

Hazardous materials involved: None
Specialized rescues: None
Vehicles involved, if any: None 

Injuries: None
Fatalities: None 

Other information: Fire units Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Truck 6, Squad 6, and Car 3 were toned to respond to a two-story single-family dwelling. Upon initial arrival crews reported smoke coming out of the garage. Homeowner stated everyone was out of the home, however he had animals that needed to be evacuated. A faulty surge protector caused a heating lamp to catch a wooden cage on fire. Fire was contained and put out quickly by first arriving crews. Animals were successfully evacuated. A couple of sugar gliders were given oxygen by firefighters. Ventilation was performed to remove smoke from the home. No one on scene was injured.

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