Westside Home Severely Damaged in Fire

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Westside Home Severely Damaged in Fire
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Update by Santa Barbara City Fire Department

Six people displaced from structure fire

Sunday evening at 6:48 pm Santa Barbara City firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1700 block of San Andres St. Smoke was visible from several blocks away. Engine 5 arrived first on scene and the captain reported heavy smoke and flames were visible from the single family dwelling. The firefighters initiated a fast attack and took hose lines interior to fight the fire. The fire was knocked down in eleven minutes. All of the occupants had evacuated prior to firefighters arriving. 

No injuries were reported and the damage was estimated to be approximately $100,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The response included three fire engines, a ladder truck, a hazardous materials unit and a Battalion Chief Officer. Santa Barbara City Police responded and assisted with traffic control. Most residential structure fires are related to cooking incidents. Smoke detectors save lives. Your home should have a working smoke detector in every room.

 


Update by Santa Barbara City Fire Department

Firefighters are on scene of a working structure fire in the 1700 block of San Andres St. Please use caution if you are in the area. We will update this incident when we have new information.


Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy

Structure fire in the 1700 Block of San Andres.

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Roger Oct 21, 2018 07:02 PM
Westside Home Severely Damaged in Fire

This call went out when I was somewhere else I caught the police responding for traffic control so I really don't know anything about it other than there is a structure fire and the block is closed off, investigator responding.

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