Tallahassee, Florida - May 22, 2012 - 11:03pm
This afternoon at 12:59 p.m., Tallahassee Fire Department units from Stations 7, 9 and 2 responded to a single story house fire in the 2600 Block of Glenside Avenue. Two City of Tallahassee Public Works employees were working in the area when they noticed smoke coming from the roof of a house across from their work site. They alerted the resident of the home, who had walked out to the street to visit with the City workers.
They immediately called 9-1-1 and flagged down fire crews as they arrived. Firefighters could see heavy black smoke as they turned onto Glenside Avenue. On scene, firefighters advanced two house lines into the house and rapidly extinguished the fire. Crews from Station 9 searched the home to ensure that all occupants were safely out of
the structure. One person was home at the time of the fire and two other family members were away. The fire was accidental in nature and was the result of unattended cooking and caused heavy fire damage to the kitchen and dining room as well as smoke damage throughout the house.
Damage estimates were around $40,000 and there were no injuries
reported at the fire. The three residents were displaced due to the extent of the damages. The Tallahassee Police Department also assisted on scene.
Tallahassee, Florida - May 22, 2012 - 1:48pm
The Tallahassee Fire Department reports that the house fire on Glenside Drive is now out. There was one person in the house at the time of the fire.
No injuries have been reported.
Tallahassee, Florida - May 22, 2012 - 1:15pm
The Tallahassee Fire Department is working a house fire in the 2600 block of Glenside Drive, according to TFD spokesperson Lt. Mike Bellamy. TFD says crews are on the scene now. The call came in at 12:59pm. Firefighters saw heavy black smoke upon arrival and are now doing an ‘interior attack’ on the fire.
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