Fire Department Press ReleaseEureka Fire Department
533 C Street
Eureka, CA 95501-0340

Phone: (707) 441-4000
Fax: (707) 441-4133

7/17/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #12-1888
Subject :

Shed Fire - 5104 Walnut Drive
Contact :Rusty Goodlive, Assistant Fire Chief, Humboldt Bay Fire    (707) 441-4000
    rgoodlive@ci.eureka.ca.gov

Last night at approximately 8:10 PM Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a reported structure fire in the 5200 block of Walnut Drive in the Cutten/Ridgewood area.

The first arriving unit on scene reported a shed on fire with extension to the fence.  The fire was controlled within 10 minutes and units remained on scene for approximately 1 hours to complete overhaul and investigation.

7 units responded with 16 total personnel.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but appears to be accidental.

Walnut Drive was closed or approximately 30 minutes due to fire hose crossing the street.

Humboldt Bay Fire would like to remind the public that it is against the law to drive over fire hose.  Driving over a fire hose could damage or break the hose putting firefighters at risk and significantly impede fire and rescue efforts.



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