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.

 

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.