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Posted on: February 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in vacant West Michigan Ave building fire

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Incident number: 2020-00614
Type of emergency: structure fire
Incident date: February 1, 2020
Alarm time: 5:12pm
Address/location: 460 W. Michigan Ave. 

Occupied? Vacant structure
Owner: Unknown 

Probable cause (if known): Under investigation
Structure type: Commercial business
Construction type: Single-story masonry
Estimated property damage: Undetermined
Estimated contents damage: No contents involved
Location/extent of damage: Rear of the structure 

Hazardous materials involved: None
Specialized rescues: None
Vehicles involved, if any: None 

Injuries: None
Fatalities: None 

Other information: Car 3, Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Truck 6, and Squad 6 responded to a single-story vacant commercial structure that was on fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found a fire that was on the outside of the structure, in the rear, and was starting to make its way inside. Fire crews quickly contained the fire to mostly the outside area. A primary search for victims was performed and nobody was found. Overhaul and ventilation was utilized. No one was injured on scene. The fire is being investigated by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

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