Multiple-family structure burns in Grass Valley
October 11, 2013
Three families were displaced Sunday night, as a fire ripped through a two-story structure, according to fire officials.
Grass Valley Fire Department combined with other area fire agencies in responding to calls for a structure fire in the 100 block of Valley View at around 10 p.m., according to a news release issued by a Joint Operational Authority.
Crews arrived to find a well-established attic fire.
Firefighters made entry into the house and began to attack the fire while sounding a second alarm for reinforcement, the release stated.
Grass Valley firefighters climbed to the roof and ventilated the structure and were met with heavy fire from the ventilation holes.
“A well-coordinated and aggressive fire attack by crews at scene kept the fire to a single apartment,” the release states.
The displaced families are in the care of the Red Cross.
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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