March 24, 2017

No one injured in Redmond fire

From Redmond Fire and Rescue:
Type of incident: Structure Fire
Address of incident: 788 NW 28th Loop, Redmond
Incident date: 3/24/2017​​​Alarm Time: 9:15am
Description of occupancy: Two story Single family Residence
Owner, occupant:
At approximately 9:15 this morning Redmond Fire and Rescue responded to a fire located in the attached garage of a two story home. The family was home at the time of the fire and were able to escape without injury. Once on scene, fire crews quickly extinguished the fire before it burned into the living area the home. However, this area was damaged by smoke. Red Cross was activated to assist the family. The damage to the home was estimated at approximately $50,000.00. There were also two cars parked in front of the garage that were heavily damaged. The fire cause is undetermined.

Responding Apparatus: 3 - Engines, 2 - Medics, 5 – Support
Responding Personnel: 12 – Career, 0 – Volunteers
Mutual aid assistance by: Northwest Natural Gas and Pacific Power and light.

From American Red Cross:

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Friday, March 24, 2017, at approximately at 9:35 a.m. in the 700 block of NW 28th Loop in Redmond, OR. The fire affected 7 people, including 5 adults, 2 children and 2 pets. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits with toiletry items, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services. Additional information about this incident, if available, may be obtained from the local first responding agency/fire department. 

The Red Cross in Oregon and Southwest Washington (the Cascades Region) helps an average of three families affected by disasters, like home fires, every day. The Red Cross advocates emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in our community. Residents may call (503) 528-5783 or complete an online form at www.redcross.org/CascadesHomeFire to schedule an appointment.

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