|Roseville Fire Department||401 Oak Street|
Roseville, CA 95678
Office (916) 774-5802
Cell (916) 580-8602
Fax (916) 774-5810
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #01-10813|
|Subject :||Two Structure Fires Keep Crews Busy|
|Contact :||Rob Baquera, Fire Communications Officer, Fire 916-792-4393|
|Roseville, CA-Monday,October 7. Two structure fires kept firefighters
At 10:31 a.m. the Roseville Fire Department responded to a
report of an apartment building fire in the 1400 block of Kingswood Drive at
the Autumn Oaks Apartment complex. Fire crews arrived to find smoke showing
from a multi-family apartment building with all of the occupants safely
outside. The apartment had working smoke detectors that alerted the occupants
of the fire. The first crew on-scene was able to bring the fire under control
keeping the flames from spreading throughout the residence and into other units
of the apartment building.
Multiple crews reported to the scene. A total of ten fire units
with twenty-eight personnel responded. Assistance was also provided by American
Medical Response. The fire was extinguished quickly and isolated to the unit or
origin. The habitability of the apartment unit is unknown.
At 2:34 p.m. Roseville Fire responded to another structure fire in the 700
block of Atlantic Street at the Roseville Meat Company. Fire crews arrived to
find smoke showing from the rear of the building with employees attempting to
extinguish the fire. The business was evacuated and crews quickly went to work
putting out the fire. The fire was extinguished quickly but smoke was still
coming from the roof of the business so crews had to dismantle parts of the
structure to ensure the fire was completely out.
Multiple crews reported to the scene. A total of seven fire
units with eighteen personnel responded. Assistance was also provided by
American Medical Response. The fire was extinguished quickly and isolated to
the rear of the business. It's unknown
when the business will reopen.
In both cases, there were no civilian or firefighter injuries.
The causes of the fires are under investigation. These unfortunate incidents should act as a
reminder to everyone to have properly working smoke detectors. Smoke detectors
are the best warning system that can alert your business or family to dangerous
smoke and fire.