Incident number: 2021-03605
Type of emergency: Possible structure fire
Incident date: 6/19/2021
Incident time: 9:22 a.m.
Address/location: 5701 Beckley Road/Lakeview Square Mall/Barnes and Noble
Probable cause, if known: Electrical
Structure type: Mall/retail space
Construction type: Commercial construction
Estimated property damage: None
Estimated contents damage: None
Location/extent of damage: Electrical equipment
Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: None
Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire inside Barnes & Noble at Lakeview Square Mall. Truck 6 and Squad 6 were first on scene and discovered smoke in the mechanical room, but no fire. Car 3, Engine 2, Rescue 3, Engine 4 and Engine 5 checked for possible extensions, and performed ventilation and ensured scene safety. The Fire Marshal arrived and confirmed cause of fire to be electrical in nature.