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Vehicle Into Home
updated: Jan 30, 2013, 9:36 AM

Source: Ventura Fire Department

Date of Media Release: 1/30/13

Incident Number: 13-0006338

Information Contact: Jack Hansen - Battalion Chief

Incident Type:Vehicle into Occupied Structure

Date/Time of Incident: 1/30/13 @ 01:53 AM

Incident Location: 7400 Block Coolidge

Cause: Under Investigation

Injuries: None Reported

Number of Personnel: 10

Fire Equipment: 1 Engine, 1 Truck, 1 Ambulance, 1 Battalion Chief

Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire Department, Ventura Police Department, AMR

Narrative:

Ventura City Fire units responded to a report of a vehicle into a structure. Upon arrival of the first-in engine, it was discovered that a pesticide truck had struck an occupied home. The driver and all residents inside the home denied injuries and declined treatment and ambulance transportation. Firefighters trained in structural stabilization were utilized to assess the integrity of the building; it was determined that the occupants could re- occupy the home. The vehicle was assessed for hazards including the integrity of the pesticide containers stored inside. There were no leaks or spills involved in this incident.

The Ventura Building and Safety Department was notified of this incident. Ventura Police were on scene conducting an investigation.

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