Structure Fire in Daly City

On June 4, 2019 at 9:41 a.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, 1 Breathing Support Unit and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 527 Crocker Avenue in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found heavy smoke and flames coming from the garage of a two-story, single family home. One resident was rescued by firefighters from the rear of the home. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the garage and nearby storage room, with smoke damage throughout the rest of the home.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 3 hours checking for fire extension and completing salvage and overhaul operations. Six residents, two dogs and one cat were displaced by the fire and received housing assistance through the Red Cross.

There were no injuries to any of the firefighters or residents.

The North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone of the importance of installing and maintaining smoke alarms in their homes.

 

Structure Fire in Daly City

On May 27, 2019 at 5:05 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a report of a fire in the garage at 178 Winchester Street, in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company reported heavy smoke and flames showing from the garage of a single-family two-story home. Fire companies made entry into the garage, located the fire in a room at the back of the garage and using hose lines extinguished the fire. The fire was contained to the room of origin; however, smoke damage affected the second story living area.

Fire companies remained on scene for approximately two and one-half hours checking for further fire extension and completing overhaul operations. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. Five residents and an infant were displaced, Red Cross was dispatched however residents made their own housing arrangements.

The cause of the fire is under a joint investigation with Daly City Police and 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 homes and businesses.

Commercial Building Structure Fire in Daly City

On May 12, 2019, at 4:19 p.m., 9 Engine Companies, 2 Truck Companies, 1 Breathing Support Unit, 3 Chief Officers, 1 Fire Investigator and Information Officer responded to the commercial and mixed-use apartment building fire at 9 Liebig Street in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the back of the second floor of the commercial and mixed-use apartment building. Firefighters began search and rescue operations and simultaneously used hose lines to attack and confine the fire to the back half of the second floor.  Firefighters found no trapped residents, as all had evacuated safely. There was smoke damage throughout the rest of the second floor dwelling units, as well as major damage to a unit located in the back of the second floor. The aggressive fire attack kept the flames from spreading to the adjacent buildings.

The fire was controlled, with complete extinguishment and overhaul completed in approximately four hours. There were 13 residents displaced by fire and housing assistance was provided through the American Red Cross. There were no civilians or firefighters injured, and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Fire Prevention Services Bureau.

The North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone of the importance of installing and maintaining smoke detectors in homes and businesses.

Residential Structure Fire in Daly City

On April 9, 2019, at 10:05 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 537 Skyline Dr. in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke and fire coming from the roof and garage of a single-family home with attached garage. Firefighters entered through the front door to conduct search and rescue. Simultaneously, other firefighters entered the garage using fire attack hose lines to extinguished and contained the blaze to the kitchen area and adjacent living room wall.  During search and rescue operation, it was determined there were no victims trapped or needing help.

Fire companies remained on scene for over one and a half hours checking for fire extension, completing salvage and overhaul operations. The fire displaced six residents and one pet, which were managed to have their owned living arrangements. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

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 alarms in their homes.

 

 

Structure Fire in Pacifica

On April 9, 2018, at 07:02 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 420 Old County Road in the City of Pacifica.

The first arriving fire company saw nothing from the street view until firefighters approached the targeted unit. Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the front door side of an apartment unit #3. Firefighters forced entry to the front door and using fire service hose lines extinguished the fire and contained it to the left side portion of the living area of the unit resulting in less significant fire damage within the area of origin. Simultaneously, other firefighters went through all adjacent units for a search and rescue. During search and rescue operation, it was determined there were no victims trapped or needing help.

Fire companies remained on scene for over one and a half hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul and mop up operations. The fire displaced one senior veteran resident, which was provided housing assistance through the American Red Cross.  There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

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 alarms in their homes.

Residential Structure Fire in Daly City

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.

 

Residential Structure Fire in Daly City

On March 8, 2019, at 12:38 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 2 Fire Investigators responded to a structure fire at 299 Hillside Blvd. in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke coming from the windows and garage of a single-family split-level home. Firefighters entered through the front door to conduct search and rescue. Simultaneously, other firefighters entered the garage using fire attack hose lines to extinguished, and contained the blaze to the living floor area and adjacent garage wall.  During search and rescue operation, it was determined there were no victims trapped or needing help.

Fire companies remained on scene for over two and a half hours checking for fire extension, completing salvage and overhaul operations. The fire displaced one resident and one pet, which were provided housing assistance through the American Red Cross.  There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

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 alarms in their homes.

Commercial Apartment Structure Fire in Daly City

On March 5, 2019 at 2:10 p.m., 11 Fire Companies, 1 Breathing Support Unit, 5 Chief Officers, 2 Fire Investigators and 1 Public Information Officer responded to a structure fire at 88 Crestwood Drive in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire companies found smoke and flames coming from the first and second floor windows of a two-story apartment building with flames starting to ignite the exterior of an adjacent apartment building on Bel Mar Ave.  Firefighters used hose lines to extinguish the fire to the apartment unit, with other apartment units suffering smoke and heat damage. One occupant was transported by private ambulance to a local hospital for smoke inhalation and burn injuries as a result of the fire.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 4 hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul and mop up operations. 15 residents were displaced by the fire, with 10 seeking housing assistance through the American Red Cross.  There were no injuries to any of the firefighters.

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 alarms in their homes.

2nd Alarm Structure Fire in Daly City

On March 4, 2019 at 8:09 a.m., 9 Engine Companies, 2 Truck Companies, 1 Breathing Support Unit, 3 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a report of a house fire at 235 Oliver Street in Daly City.

The first arriving fire company was on scene within minutes after being dispatched and reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the front of the second floor of the single-family home. Firefighters used hose lines to confine the fire to the front half of the second floor.  There was smoke damage throughout the rest of the second floor of the dwelling, as well as minor damage to the first floor.

The fire was controlled quickly due to an aggressive fire attack.  Complete extinguishment and overhaul were completed in approximately 2.5 hours. One civilian was transported to hospital with moderate injuries; no firefighters were injured.  The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Fire Prevention Bureau.

The North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone of the importance of installing and maintaining smoke detectors in their home.

Commercial Structure Fire in Brisbane

On February 21, 2019 at 5:34 p.m.,10 Fire Companies, 4 Chief Officers, 1 Breathing Support Unit,  1 Fire Information Officer and 2 Fire Investigators responded to a report of a commercial building structure fire at 50 Visitation Avenue in the City of Brisbane.

The first arriving fire company reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the windows of the second floor of a commercial building. Using fire attack hose lines, firefighters made entry and worked their way up to the second floor of the commercial building performing search and rescue operations, while working to combat the flames. The fire was confined to the second floor of the commercial structure with no extension to adjoining properties or buildings. There were no occupants found in the building and there were no injuries to civilians or firefighters.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 3 hours checking for further extension of the fire and completing salvage and overhaul operations. 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 their homes.