Monday, July 19, 2010

Busy night and morning for Yakima Fire Dept. - KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Five companies from the Yakima Fire Department assisted in the Cowiche-West Valley fire Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.

Yakima firefighters helped to provide structure protection, and said this prevented a number of homes and nearby buildings from being burned in the fire.

About 1:15a.m., firefighters were called out to a structure fire on North 9th Street. A spokesperson for Yakima Fire said that fire used all remaining city fire engines.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire, but they said the city was without fire engines for about a half an hour.

The last fire engine returned from the Cowiche-West Valley fire at around 4:30a.m. Monday morning.

One Yakima brush truck remained at the Cowiche fire to assist the other agencies.

***North 9th Street Fire***
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima firefighters responded to a vehicle and house on fire in the 200 block of North 9th Street.

It happened around 1:15a.m. Monday morning.

Firefighters found a van under a carport on fire near the home.

No one was injured.

Damage is estimated at $60,000. The house and vehicle were a total loss.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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