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Media Release
Thursday, March 3, 2016

 


NFD Extinguishes Structure Fire in 1900 Block of Carlsbad Circle

NAPERVILLE, Ill.— At 6:52 PM on Wednesday evening (03/03/16), Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a 911 call for the report of smoke in the multi-family residence located in the 1900 block of Carlsbad Circle. Naperville 911(PSAP) dispatched a General Alarm assignment to the reported address which brought 12 pieces of fire apparatus and 26 fire personnel to the scene.

The first unit arrived on scene at 6:56 PM and reported smoke showing from the residence of a multi-family structure. Fire attack was initiated by the first-arriving engine, medic, and truck companies and a water source was secured. The fire was found to be burning in the bathroom, which was quickly extinguished and confined to the area of origin. Upon the arrival of additional fire companies, salvage and overhaul operations were performed. No civilian injuries were reported, 2 pet dogs were rescued from the residence. An inspector from Naperville’s Transportation, Engineering and Development (TED) was also notified. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and the residence was deemed uninhabitable.

The Naperville Fire Department was assisted on the scene by the Warrenville Fire Protection District and the Naperville Police Department. The Plainfield Fire Protection District, and the Wheaton Fire Department provided coverage for Naperville fire stations during this incident. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

 **NFD Patch

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Contact Information:

City of Naperville
Communications Division
City Manager's Office
400 S. Eagle Street
Naperville, IL 60540

Fire Department News:

Thomas Moran
Bureau Chief of Training
(630) 305-5902
morant@naperville.il.us