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8/9/2017 - Fire Damages Abandoned Residence in Susanville
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On Monday at 6:40 p.m. the Susanville Fire Department along with automatic aid from CalFire and Susan River Fire Protection District responded to a reported vegetation fire in the area of Riverside Drive and the Mill Property.
First arriving units reported a fully involved structure fire extending into surrounding vegetation.
Fire crews performed an aggressive fire attack, as the fire was well established in the structure.
The fire was knocked down by 7:26 p.m.
There was heavy smoke and fire damage in the living area and attic of the structure, as well as smoke damage throughout the abandoned structure.
There were 7 fire engines, 1 ladder truck, 2 fire utilities, 1 air support trailer, 34 firefighters, 5 chief officers, and 1 fire prevention officer to battle the blaze.
There were no fire service or civilian injuries.
The fire is currently under investigation, and no cause has been determined at this time.
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