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Structure Fire
updated: Nov 28, 2012, 10:02 AM

Source: Ventura County Fire Department

Incident Number: 12-0070942

Information Contact: Tony Hill, Battalion Chief

Incident Type: Structure Fire

Date/Time of Incident: 11/28/12, 03:39

Incident Location: 9600 Block of Tule Lake Street, Ventura CA

Cause: Under investigation

Injuries: None reported

Number of Personnel: 11

Fire Equipment: 2 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 Command

Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire

Damage Estimate: $50,000 structure, $10,000 contents

Fire Protection Systems Present:

Narrative: On the above date and time, the Ventura City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 9600 Block of Tule Lake Street. First arriving units reported light smoke in the structure. Further investigation revealed an activated fire suppression sprinkler system had extinguished the fire and continued to run. The fire, which had originated on a fireplace mantel, appeared to have been started by unattended candles. Firefighters remained on scene to assist the homeowner with salvage of personal belongings and furniture as well as water removal from the residence.

No injuries to Firefighters or residents were reported as a result of this incident. The Ventura City Fire Department would like to remind residents of the danger to life and property associated with leaving unattended candles burning.

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