San Bernardino City Fire Department responded to a reported fire in the 1300 block of North Mountain View Ave. The first arriving unit reported a working structure fire in a vacant residence. Firefighters employed a defensive strategy and achieved initial knockdown within fifteen minutes. Total control was declared within the hour. The fire was deemed suspicious in nature and is currently under investigation. This is the second structure fire in this residence this year.
Contact: Fire Engineer Ken Yellen, PIO
Contact Number: 909-384-5207
Date: September 23, 2009
Location: 1300 Block of North Mountain View Ave.
Time of the call: 10:31 P.M.
First Unit on the scene: Battalion 605
Number of Units: 9
Number of Firefighters: 26
Property Loss/Damage: $ 40,000.00
Contents Loss: 0
Property Saved: $ 150,000.00