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Structure Fire in St. Louis County


Sunday afternoon CAFD Stations 1 and 2 were dispatched for a residential structure fire in St. Louis County as a part of the contract with Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa .

Crews arrived to find heavy fire coming from the roof of a single story structure. Battalion 2 assumed command and Engine 1 utilized two pre-connects for fire control while Tanker 21 was used to supply water to Engine 1. Additional tanker support was provided by Industrial. Culver and Floodwood were placed in staging.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly but remained on scene for approximately three hours doing overhaul and extinguishing hot spots.

There was someone home at the time of the fire and they were able to exit the structure without any injury. The fire is currently under investigation by the CAFD Fire Investigation team.