WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Firefighters and first responders rushed to the scene of a house fire and successfully prevented flames from spreading into the residence from its attached deck.
According to a release issued by the City of Walla Walla on the behalf of its Fire Department, crews from Walla Walla fire stations No. 1 and 2 were rushed to a home on the 1400-block of Boyer Ave at 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022.
When the first-arriving units showed up, they immediately noticed the fire had begun on an exterior deck of a single-story home. They confirmed that everyone had safely and successfully evacuated the home by the time firefighters got to the scene.
Firefighters got to work, immediately working to confine the flames to the deck and outer portion of the home. They were successful, limiting the estimated cost of damages to $1,800 while protecting the structural integrity of this house.
Although they were able to bring the fire under control by 11:11 p.m., they stayed at the scene to investigate the cause of the fire and monitor for any flare-ups until 11:57 p.m. that night. However, the cause still hasn’t been determined or announced.
As part of a mutual aid agreement, Walla Walla Walla County Fire District No. 4 also responded to the scene.
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