Commercial Dryer Fire – 4700 N Grandview Dr

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Commercial Dryer Fire
4700 N Grandview Dr

On today’s date at approximately 11:09am, our department was notified of a fire alarm at the above address. Upon arrival, crews from Command 600 and Engine 653 observed a smell of smoke from the basement of the building. Crews made entry and found the basement charged with smoke, eventually tracing the source to a commercial dryer with active fire. Crews from Engine 653 extinguished the fire in short order with crews from Rescue 658 conducting a search of the building for fire extension and occupants. Damage to the building was limited to the dryer and contents inside the dryer. No injuries were reported and the fire was declared unintentional in nature. Total time from dispatch to extinguishment was approximately 11 minutes.

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