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Vancouver firefighters Jae Munson and Joe Anderson work to extinguish an attic fire in Vancouvers Hough neighborhood on Monday October 9th 2017
Vancouver firefighters Jae Munson and Joe Anderson work to extinguish an attic fire in Vancouvers Hough neighborhood on Monday October 9th 2017
Vancouver Firefighters Battle Fire in Vacant House (Photo) - 10/09/17

At around 3 PM today Vancouver Firefighters responded to a house fire at 711 W 21st Street in Vancouvers Hough neighborhood . First arriving crews reported flames showing from the rear of a vacant small one story single family residence. Crews made there way around to the back of the house and radioed they had a working attic fire. They began applying water from the exterior of the house as other crews pulled ceiling from the interior. It took 15 firefighters 15 minutes to extinguish the fire. Crews remained on scene for another hour putting out hot spots and overhauling the structure. No one was injured or displaced as a result of the fire. Clark County Fire District 6 provided mutual aid. The fire is under investigation by the Vancouver Fire Marshals Office.

Vancouver firefighters extinguish fire in Hearthwood neighborhood - 10/04/17

At just after 3:00 AM this morning, Vancouver firefighters responded to 220 SE 148th Avenue for a reported house fire. Arriving units found a large 10' x 30' outbuilding in the backyard on fire. A portion of the outbuilding was used as a living space. Crews quickly stretched hoselines to the backyard and began extinguishing the flames. The residents were home and assured firefighters no one was in the outbuilding. It took 15 firefighters approximately 10 minutes to bring the fire under control. Crews remained on scene to overhaul the building to prevent a rekindle. The cause of the fire, as well as the extent of damage, is under investigation by the Vancouver Fire Marshal's office.

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Vancouver Fire Responds to house fire . (Photo) - 10/02/17

Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire in Vancouver, Washington at 10:12 PM last night. Crews had a fast response and arrived within 5 minutes. Vancouver Fire responded with 23 people. Upon arrival, initial crews were told that there could be someone in the house. Fire was seen pouring from the back of the house. Fire crews quickly attacked the fire and sent search crews into the still burning house. A victim was found inside and pulled outside where CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) began. AMR ambulance team assisted Vancouver Fire in resuscitation efforts while Fire crews continued to extinguish the fire and search for more victims. Resuscitation was stopped on scene after consult with ER physicians at Peace Health Medical Center Emergency Department. The fire was extinguished in under 20 minutes. Red Cross was on scene to assist two people who were displaced.

Cause is under investigation by the Vancouver Fire Marshal's Office

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