At approximately 9:40 p.m., fire crews were called to investigate a strong smell of smoke in the 2700 block of Diablo Drive. The citizens reported a burning smell in the area. A crew from Fire Station 1 investigated and found smoke coming from a small single story house. One Ladder Truck, Three Fire Engines, and a Battalion Chief responded to the fire and gained control within 45 minutes. There were no occupants at the time of the fire. There were no reported injuries to the firefighters. CERT responded to the fire to assist with Rehab duties for the firefighters. Crews remained on the scene an additional 3 hours conducting salvage operations. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For further information, contact the on duty Battalion Chief at (928) 486-3507 or Terrie Haas, Fire Administration, at (928) 854-0758 for further information.