January 29, 2013 > Fire Call
Submitted By Capt. Steve Silva
At 1:46 a.m. on January 21, 2013, the Fremont Fire Department dispatched four engine companies, one truck company and two battalion chiefs to a reported structure fire at 40527 Albrae Street, Fremont - Fremont Furniture Outlet. The first engine company on scene reported smoke coming from 40539 Albrae Street, as well as 40527 Albrae Street, and requested a full assignment (1st Alarm).
Engine 57 crew discovered a fire in 40527 Albrae Street, with Sprinkler system activation, holding the fire in check. Crews removed the remains of a corner piece sofa set. Engine 53 secured the sprinkler system. Truck 57 set up positive pressure for ventilation. The fire caused damage to the area of origin, and is being investigated. Although the fire was confined to the area of origin, most of the suspected damage was caused by smoke and water on the new furnishings. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. A Fire investigator was requested to the scene.