Structure Fire in Daly City

On October 11, 2019, at 10:23 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 132 Oriente Street in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke coming out of the front door of a two-story, single family home. Firefighters made entry and found smoke and flames coming from the kitchen. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen and hallway, with smoke damage throughout the rest of the home.

Fire companies remained on scene for 2 hours checking for fire extension, and completing overhaul and mop up operations. Four residents were displaced by the fire and made their own housing arrangements. There were no injuries to any of the occupants or firefighters.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Prevention Services Division

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

Cliff Rescue in Pacifica

On June 16 at 2:20 a.m. 3 Fire Companies, 1 Technical Rescue unit and 1 Chief Officer responded to a vehicle over the side of a cliff in the area of Manor Drive and Heathcliff Drive in Pacifica. The vehicle travelled more than 150 feet down the cliff into a steep ravine of heavy brush.

Utilizing a rope rescue system, along with rescue basket firefighter/paramedics went over the edge repelling down the side of the cliff in order to reach the victim. After reaching and making contact with the patient, firefighter/paramedics assessed the patient’s injuries and treated the medical conditions found. Once the patient was stabilized, firefighters placed the victim into the rescue basket and brought the patient up the side of the cliff.

The victim was transported by ambulance unit to the hospital. The incident was mitigated in approximately one hour.

North County Fire Authority reminds the public to maintain situational awareness and keep safety in mind at all times.

Structure Fire in Daly City

On September 17, 2019, at 11:39 a.m., 6 Fire Companies and 2 Chief Officers responded to a structure fire at 289 Morton Drive in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke coming from the roof of a two-story, single family home. Firefighters made entry and found smoke and flames coming from the kitchen and attic directly above. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen and attic, with smoke damage throughout the rest of the home. Two residents were treated for minor injuries by firefighter paramedics at the scene and transported by private ambulance to a local hospital.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 2 hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul and mop up operations. 10 residents were displaced by the fire and received housing assistance through the American Red Cross. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters.

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 September 17, 2019, at 04:01 a.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 144 Crestwood Dr. in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found heavy smoke and flames coming from vehicles located in the carports of an apartment building with some extension into the building. Using fire service hose lines firefighters were able to contain the fire to the carports structure and involved vehicles on fire, while simultaneously other firefighters conducted search and rescue operations within apartment complex. Four vehicles were involved and on fire, as well as the carport structure and some of the apartment building exterior and two apartments had fire damage.

Fire companies remained on scene for over three and a half hours checking for fire extension and completing salvage and overhaul operations. Two adults, four children, and one pet were displaced by the fire and received housing assistance through the Red Cross and there were no injuries to any of the firefighters or residents.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Prevention Services Division.

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

Structure Fire in Daly City

On August 31, 2019 at 6:51 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 113 School Street in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke coming from the rear, second-floor unit of a two-story, apartment building. Firefighters made entry through the front door of the unit and found smoke and flames coming from a rear storage room. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the storage room and hallway, with heat and smoke damage throughout the rest of the unit.

Fire companies remained on scene for 2 hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul and mop up operations. 15 residents were displaced by the fire and received housing assistance through the American Red Cross. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters or residents.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Prevention Services Division.

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 July 29, 2019 at 11:50 a.m., 7 Fire Companies, 3 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 91 Hillcrest Dr. in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke coming from the window of a second-floor unit of a three-story, apartment building. Firefighters made forceable entry through the front door of the unit and found fire in the living room. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the living room area, with heat and smoke damage throughout the rest of the unit.

Fire companies remained on scene for 2 hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul and mop up operations. Two residents were displaced by the fire and received housing assistance through the American Red Cross. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters or residents.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Prevention Services Division.

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 July 27, 2019 at 10:04 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 271 Oriente Street in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found smoke and flames coming from the second floor, front kitchen and living room windows of a two-story, single family home. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to those two rooms with smoke damage throughout the rest of the home. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters or residents, however, one cat died as a result of the fire.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 2 hours checking for fire extension and completing salvage and overhaul operations. Six residents were displaced by the fire and made their own housing arrangements.

The cause of the fire in under investigation by the North County Fire Authority Fire Prevention Division.

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 July 26, 2019 at 5:35 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 314 Channing Way in the City of Pacifica.

The first arriving fire company found heavy smoke and flames coming from the front bedroom of a two-story, single family home. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the bedroom. There was smoke damage to other rooms of the home.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 3 hours checking for fire extension and completing salvage and overhaul operations. Three residents were displaced by the fire.

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

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the North County Fire Prevention Division.

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 July 7, 2019 at 12:13 a.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 73 Fairlawn Avenue in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire company found heavy smoke and flames coming from the front bedroom of a two-story, single family home. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the bedroom. There was smoke damage to other rooms of the home.

Fire companies remained on scene for over 3 hours checking for fire extension and completing salvage and overhaul operations. Two residents 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 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.

Vegetation Fire in Pacifica

On July 2, 2019 at 5:25 p.m., 5 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a grass fire at 1072 Crispi Drive in the City of Pacifica.

The first arriving fire company found a vegetation fire that was threatening an outbuilding. Fire companies used hose lines to contain the fire, which burned approximately a quarter acre of land, but was stopped by firefighters before damaging any structures or other property. Fire companies remained on scene for approximately two and a half hours checking for hot spots, completing overhaul and mop up operations. There were no injuries to any of the firefighters.

The fire was investigated by North County Fire Authority Fire Prevention Division and was determined to be human caused.

The North County Fire Authority wants to remind everyone of the importance of cutting and removing all dry grass and flammable vegetation around their homes.