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Posted on: December 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Stace Street garage fire

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There were no injuries following a garage fire earlier this afternoon on Stace Street in Idaho Falls. The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a two-story four-plex apartment building located on the 2000 block of Stace Street, just north of the College of Eastern Idaho, at 10:49 a.m. on Dec. 30. 

The reporting party who called the Idaho Falls Bonneville County Dispatch Center stated that there was a fire inside of a garage and that they were unsure if anyone was inside of the apartment. 

The IFFD responded with four ambulances, four engines, a ladder truck and the battalion chief due to the size and type of building. Engine 2 arrived on scene at 10:54 a.m. and reportGarage Fire_Stace Street-IFFD_12.30.22ed a working fire inside of a garage.

All of the tenants inside the four-plex were evacuated and taken to awaiting ambulances to stay warm. There were no injuries to civilians or first responders. 

Firefighters kept the fire contained to the single-car garage and had the fire extinguished by approximately 10:57 a.m. While there was damage to the garage and contents inside, there was no damage to the apartments.

The Chaplains of Idaho responded to provide assistance as needed, however all tenants were able to return to their apartments after air quality monitoring was complete. 

The amount of damages is unknown, and the cause of the fire is under investigation by IFFD’s Fire Prevention and Investigation Division. 

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Media Contact: Kerry Hammon, Public Information Officer, (208) 612-8122, [email protected]City of Idaho Falls Mobile App

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