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Posted on: February 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Residential Structure Fires

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The Longview Fire Department responded to two fires overnight from Thursday, Feb. 3, to Friday, Feb. 4.

On Feb. 3, at about 8:25 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 111 Sydney St. for a reported residential structure fire.  Fire Department crews arrived and found smoke coming from the attic.  Crews found a small fire in the attic located near an electrical junction box.  The occupants state that the lights had flickered, they heard a pop and smelled smoke.  There were no reported injuries.  The fire did an estimated $2,000 in damage.  The American Red Cross responded to assist the three adults and one infant who resided there.

The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel.

On Feb. 4, at about 4:22 a.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 2505 Balsam St. for a reported residential structure fire.  When fire department crews arrived on scene they noticed smoke coming from the eves and attic vents of the structure.  Crew found a small fire in the attic above the dining room.  There were two occupants at home and they reported having breakers “tripped” prior to smelling smoke.  The fire was contained to the attic and did approximately $5,000 in damage.   There were no reported injuries.

The Longview Fire Department responded with 3 fire engines, 2 ladder trucks, 1 ambulance and 4 support vehicles for a total of 21 personnel. 

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