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Posted on: September 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Behnke trailer fires

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Incident number: 2021-05767
Type of emergency: Vehicle fire
Incident date: 9/18/2021
Incident time: 6:43 p.m.
Address/location: 180 S. Union St.

Occupied? No
Owner: Behnke Warehouse

Probable cause, if known: Unknown
Structure type: N/A
Construction type: N/A
Estimated property damage: N/A
Estimated contents damage: Contents destroyed - tires
Location/extent of damage: Contained to the trailers

Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: Three semi trailers



Other information: Rescue 3 and Car 3 were dispatched to a vehicle fire at Behnke Warehouse, 180 S. Union St., shortly before 7 p.m. Car 3 was the first on scene, and found three semi trailers on fire, with one fully involved. Engine 2 was dispatched for water supply, and Engine 5 for additional support. Two of the trailers were empty, but the one fully involved contained semi tires. Truck 6 was dispatched for aerial support and to help extinguish the fires. Crews were on scene for about three hours, and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

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