One adult male and a firefighter paramedic were transported by AMR to a local hospital with serious injuries
Firefighters from the Vancouver Fire Department were dispatched at 8:15 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 18) evening for an apartment fire at 5909 NE 102nd Ave. at the Nobl Park Apartments.
Initial reports from residents calling 9-1-1 were that somebody was still inside of the apartment and they couldn’t get out. First-arriving crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from the backside of the first floor apartment.
Hose lines were stretched out to knock down the fire from the outside while more firefighters arrived on scene to go inside of the apartments. One adult male and a firefighter paramedic were transported by AMR to a local hospital with serious injuries.
All residents of the two-involved apartments were able to escape. The Vancouver Fire Chaplain assisted a total of six people who were being assisted by American Red Cross officials.
No firefighters were injured and the fire was under control in about 15 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office.
Information provided by Vancouver Fire Department.
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