Sunday, December 20, 2009

Barn Fire in the Lake Jennings Area

Lake Jennings: On Sunday, December 20th at 9:36 AM, 6 companies, a Battalion Chief and ALS ambulance were dispatched to a detached barn fire at 9500 Vista Hills Pl, in the Lake Jennings area of Lakeside. Responding units could see a significant column of smoke in the area. On arrival of the first engine company they found a well involved barn behind the residence.Captain Dalldorf initially took command but it was subsequently transferred to Battalion Chief Larkin.

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Crews were advised that there was the potential that livestock type animals may still be in the structure.Crews stretched attack lines to the backyard, where unfortunately, a number of animals had perished. Crews completed control and overhaul of the fire.

Cause of the fire is under investigation. Units from Lakeside, El Cajon and CALFIRE responded to the incident.

Submitted: Mark Grow, Lakeside Fire District

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