On July 18, 2020, at 8:12 a.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers and one 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 6 Bismark Street in the City of Daly City.
Firefighters made forcible entry into the first floor of a two-story duplex and found heavy smoke throughout the unit with flames coming from the kitchen. Firefighters searched the unit and found an unconscious adult male and child in the rear bedroom. Firefighter/Paramedics treated both victims at the scene and were transported by private ambulance to a local hospital.
Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen with smoke damage throughout the rest of the unit.
Fire companies remained on scene for over 4 hours checking for fire extension and completing overhaul and mop up operations. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters. The fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Authority Fire Prevention Division and the Daly City Police Department.
The North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone of the importance of installing and maintaining smoke alarms in their homes.