Burbank Fire Makes Quick Work on Apartment Fire on Grismer

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Burbank fire was called on Tuesday at 6:34 pm for a possible apartment fire at 1711 Grismer Ave. The first units on the scene could see smoke but at a hard time at first locating the specific apartment in the massive layout.

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According to Batallion Chief Mark Hatch, upon finding the apartment where the fire was located, the Batallion Chief on the scene “requested two additional Engines and a Truck company was called to assist first alarm units. This brought a BC, an engine, and a truck from Glendale to assist.

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The fire was confined to the unit of origin with no occupants hurt. Two Additional engines and a Truck company were called to assist first alarm units. Interior crews coordinated with rooftop ventilation by truck crews to extinguish the fire.” A ‘knockdown’ was declared shortly after 5pm.

One firefighter at the scene was transported to a local hospital with a minor injury.

No injuries were reported to any of the residents and fire officials called in the Red Cross to assist the displaced occupant.

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A fire investigator was called in to determine the cause of the fire which as of this time is still unknown.

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