Coso Incident

Incident Name: Coso Incident
Incident Time: 3:47:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 12-13-2016
Incident Location: 400 Block of West Coso Avenue
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned:

Engines 73, 74, 75, 77;

Battalion 7

Personnel: 13

 

Ridgecrest,  CA

At 3:47 this afternoon, the Kern County Fire Department responded to reports of a house on fire.  A reinforced structure response was started by dispatchers.  Initial reports stated a possible victim inside.  The first arriving firefighters were faced with heavy smoke and fire coming form a door and several windows.  Crews made entry to search for a victim and were able to make a quick knockdown on the fire.  Property and content damage is estimated at $75,000.  Unfortunately, three animals perished in the fire.  The owner was not home at the time of the incident.

Assisting Agencies: China Lake NAWS, Ridgecrest PD

 

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