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.

Multi-Casualty Fatal Vehicle Collision in Pacifica

On February 9, 2019 at approximately 4:20 A.M. 6 Fire Companies, 1 Chief Officer and 2 transport ambulances responded to a multi-casualty fatal vehicle collision on Hwy 1, North of Sharp Park Bl. in the City of Pacifica.

The first arriving fire company found a passenger vehicle had collided head on with a pickup truck and there were multiple patients. Firefighter paramedics began patient assessment and utilizing extrication equipment implemented operations to free the victims from the heavily damaged vehicles.

2 adults were fatalities and 1 adult was critically injured in the passenger vehicle, with 1 adult having moderate injuries and 1 juvenile with minor injuries within the pick-up truck. Fire paramedics provided advanced life support treatment to the patients and each were transported to a hospital trauma unit.

The incident was mitigated in approximately one and one-half hours. The incident is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.  Highway 1 will remain closed in the northbound direction until completion of the investigation.

Structure Fire in Daly City

On February 6, at 12:01 p.m., 6 Fire Companies and 2 Battalion Chiefs and 2 Fire Investigators responded to a structure fire at 250 Lake Merced BL in the City of Daly City.

The first arriving fire companies found smoke coming from an apartment on the 2nd floor of the two-story apartment complex. Using hose lines, firefighters were able to contain the fire to the area of origin within 5 minutes, which sustained moderate fire damage and heavy smoke damage. There was light smoke damage to the living/ bedroom.

Fire companies remained on scene for one- and one-half hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul, and conducting mop-up operations. No one was displaced by the fire.  There were no injuries to civilians or 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 detectors in their homes.

Structure Fire in Pacifica

On December 28, 2018, at 11:49 p.m., 6 Fire Companies, 2 Chief Officers, and 1 Fire Investigator responded to a structure fire at 1281 Alicante Drive in the City of Pacifica.

The first arriving fire company found heavy smoke coming from the back side of an attached garage of the single-family, two-story home. Firefighters forced entry to a back door of the garage and using fire service hose lines extinguished the fire and contained it to the left side portion of the garage resulting in less significant fire damage within the area of origin. Simultaneously, firefighters entered the home to search for an extension of the fire and to ensure the safety of the residents and their neighbors. There was no damage inside the home due to this fire.

Fire companies remained on scene for over two and a half hours checking for fire extension, completing overhaul and mop up operations. Three adult and one senior resident were safely displaced by the fire and managed their living arrangement. 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.