Vancouver firefighters extinguish garage fire

Crews battle blaze that spread from one detached garage to another and threatened residence

Vancouver Fire Department (VFD) units responded to a garage fire over the weekend that threatened a primary residence.

On Sun., May 31 at 5:08 a.m., the VFD was dispatched to the report of a structure fire at 2715 P Street in Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Fire Chaplain Peter Schrater
On Sun., May 31 at 5:08 a.m., the VFD was dispatched to the report of a structure fire at 2715 P Street in Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Fire Chaplain Peter Schrater

On Sunday (May 31) morning at 5:08 a.m., the VFD was dispatched to the report of a structure fire at 2715 P Street in Vancouver. When the first engine arrived, crews found a detached garage in the alleyway behind the address that was fully involved in flames. 

Fire had spread to a second detached garage and was also threatening the house. Fire crews quickly stretched hoselines to the rear of the house to extinguish the blaze. The fire was under control by 5:27 a.m.

Fire investigators from the Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office were on scene to determine the cause and dollar loss associated with the fire. A total of 21 firefighters were on scene to put the fire out. There were no injuries reported and no one was displaced from the residence.

Information provided by Vancouver Fire Department.

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