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Posted on: January 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire on Summit Run Trail


Idaho Falls, ID:  On January 11, 2017 at 11:17 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 3612 Summit Run Trail in Idaho Falls for a structure fire.

A total of 17 personnel, including three engines, three ambulances and two chiefs responded.

Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from the basement of a single story home. Engine 4 made initial fire attack while Engine 2 and Ambulance 1 provided back-up. Engine 1 secured a water supply and rapid intervention crews.  Ambulance 6 performed primary search of the home which was determined to be clear. Ambulance 7 was on scene to provide emergency medical services, if needed.

The fire was extinguished and salvage and overhaul were completed.

There were no injuries reported. The residents were able to exit the home in a timely manner due to early notification by working smoke detectors. The fire was also held in check by an in-home fire sprinkler system.

Damage is estimated at $30,000. The cause is still under investigation.

The Idaho Falls Fire Department would like to remind all citizens to make sure they have working smoke alarms in their homes.

For additional information, contact Battalion Chief Paul Radford at (208) 612-8413.


About Idaho Falls Fire Department:  The mission of the Idaho Falls Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of Idaho Falls by providing the highest possible levels of service through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and mitigation of the effects of natural and man-made disasters consistent with the resources provided as desired and dictated by the citizens and elected officials of the City of Idaho Falls. The department serves the City of Idaho Falls and the Bonneville County Fire Protection District. In 2015, the department provided an unmatched level of service at 4,011 engine responses and 8,666 ambulance calls.  Learn more on our website.

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