updated: Feb 14, 2013, 8:51 AM
Source: Ventura Fire Department
Incident Number: 13-0009563
Information Contact: Tony Hill, Battalion Chief
Incident Type: Boat Fire
Date/Time of Incident: 02/14/13, 00:50 hrs
Incident Location: 2500 Block of Channel Drive
Cause: Under Investigation
Number of Personnel: 11
Fire Equipment: 2Medic Engines, 1 Medic Truck, 1 Command
Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire Department, Ventura Police Department
Damage Estimate: $40,000 to involved boat
Fire Protection Systems Present: No
On the above date and time, Ventura City Fire units responded to a reported structure fire at a business
in the 2500 block of Channel Drive. First on scene fire unit reported heavy smoke and fire in a parking
lot to the rear of the business. After making entry through a locked gate, firefighters discovered a boat
fully involved with fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire and protected adjacent exposures that included
other parked boats as well as a local business.
Fire units remained on scene performing overhaul of burned contents of the boat. No injuries were
reported as a result of this incident. Cause of the fire is suspicious in nature and remains under
investigation by the Ventura City Fire Department.
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