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City of Ventura - Fire Department
Tuesday March 22nd, 2011 :: 07:30 p.m. PDT


Residential structure fire

Incident Number: 11-0016325
Information Contact: Matt Brock – Fire Battalion Chief 805-339-4300
Incident Type: Residential structure fire
Date/Time of Incident: 03/22/2011, 1400 hours
Incident Location: 1100 block of Chalmette Ave., City of Ventura
Injuries: None
Number of Personnel: 12
Fire Equipment: 2 Medic Engines, 1 Medic Truck, 1 BC, 1 Electrical Inspector
Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire Department, City of Ventura Building and Safety
Damage Estimate: $500.00
Fire Protection Systems Present: Smoke detector
Narrative: Ventura City Fire units responded to a report of a residential structure fire. First arriving units found a residential four-plex condo evacuated with light smoke and odor of burning electrical equipment. Firefighters investigated and discovered an electrical short and burnt insulation on wiring from an electric water heater in one of the units. No injuries were reported and no residents were displaced by the incident.

City of Ventura - Fire Department
1425 Dowell Dr
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1

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