Despite an initial report, no people were home at the time
VANCOUVER — Crews from the Vancouver Fire Department saved a family dog from a burning house Saturday.
At 8:59 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 22), the Vancouver Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire with people inside at 11020 NE 87th St. in Vancouver. Within five minutes Vancouver Fire Engine 4 arrived to find a two-story house on fire.
Firefighters quickly attacked the flames as additional arriving units aggressively searched the structure. Despite the initial report, no people were home at the time. However, a dog was found and carried from the burning house and given to a neighbor.
A total of 25 personnel were on scene from the Vancouver Fire Department and they had the fire under control 19 minutes later.
The fire is currently under investigation by the Clark County Fire Marshal’s office.
Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.