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March 19, 2013 > Fremont Fire Department Log

Fremont Fire Department Log

Submitted By Battalion Chief Steve Silva and Operations Staff Captain Don Linneman, FFD

March 11
At 4:52 p.m., the Fremont Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 40379 Fremont Blvd. The first arriving engine found heavy smoke showing from a single family home. An aggressive interior attack and search were made and the fire was contained to the room of origin. Reports indicate fire damage to one room and smoke damage throughout the home. Control of the incident took 10 minutes; resolved within one hour. Damage estimate was $15,000 structural and $5,000 contents. Seventeen Fremont Fire personnel and five equipment units were involved with no reported injuries. Cause of the fire is under investigation.

March 13
At 7:15 p.m., the Fremont Fire Department responded to multiple calls of a structure fire in the area of Carpenter Court and Lockwood Avenue. The first arriving engine company found heavy smoke and fire showing from a single family residence at 2353 Carpenter Court. Initial companies made an aggressive interior attack and search, rescuing the family dog. The fire was brought under control in 20 minutes. The occupants were not home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. Fire Investigators are on scene and a cause has not yet been determined. Damage estimates are $300,000 to the structure and $75,000 contents. Twenty FFD personnel and six equipment units were employed with no injuries reported. Total time on scene is estimated at three hours.

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