On March 26, 2019, at 4:40 a.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Transport Ambulances, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 208 Los Olivos Ave. in the City of Daly City.
The first arriving fire company found heavy smoke coming from a 2-story, single-family dwelling and were notified that 2 occupants were still inside the structure. Firefighters simultaneously conducted search and rescue and fire attack using hose lines to contain the fire on the first floor. Firefighters rescued 1 occupant and a dog, with the occupant treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by firefighter paramedics then transported to the hospital. Additionally, 2 police officers who attempted to rescue the resident sustained minor smoke inhalation and were also treated by firefighter paramedics then transported to the hospital as a precaution.
There were no injuries to firefighters and fire companies remained on scene for almost 2 hours checking for fire extension, completing salvage and overhaul operations. 2 adults were displaced by the fire and will receive assistance by Red Cross.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Prevention Services Bureau.
The North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone of the importance of installing and maintaining smoke detectors in their homes.