Thursday, July 15, 2010

Lakeside Fire Responds to Vegetation Fire near Lake Jennings

Lake Jennings Area: On Thursday, July 15th at 3:00 PM, the Lakeside Fire District responded three structural engines, three brush engines, and two chief officers to a reported vegetation fire on the north end of Choisser Ln, near the base of the Lake Jennings Dam.

Fire Chief Andy Parr arrived within minutes and discovered a vegetation fire in a drainage area near the structures. Battalion Chief Brent Larkin arrived and took command of the fire. Engine 3 (Lake Jennings Station) arrived and knocked down the fire. Due to the suspicious nature of the fire a investigator was called to the scene.

Firefighters standby while investigators work the scene.
 Units from Santee Fire and CalFire were dispatched to the incident but were not needed.The fire is currently under investigation.

Submitted By: Captain Mark Grow, Lakeside Fire District

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