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Posted on: August 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Upton Ave. fire

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Incident number: 04823
Type of emergency: Structure Fire
Incident date: 8/12/21
Incident time: 4:16PM
Address/location: 371 Upton Ave. 

Occupied? Yes
Owner: Extreme Roofing

Probable cause, if known: Accidental - welding a vehicle
Structure type: Concrete
Construction type: Non-combustible type II
Estimated property damage: None
Estimated contents damage: Unknown
Location/extent of damage: Vehicle inside the garage attached to the building 

Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: 

Civilian: No
Responder: No

Civilian: No
Responder: No

Other information: Car 3, Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Engine 6, and Squad 6 were dispatched to a concrete non-combustible small business structure fire. Engine 2 was the first unit to arrive on scene to find heavy smoke coming from the garage door opening of the structure. Engine 2 pulled an attack hose line, made an interior attack, and quickly extinguished the vehicle that was on fire. Fire units then performed positive ventilation and checked for fire extension. The fire was caused by welding a vehicle and was accidental. No firefighters or civilians were injured. 

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