Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to the house
An adult male received serious injuries in a garage fire Friday afternoon in Vancouver.
At about 2:08 p.m. Friday (June 2), several neighbors near 3114 P St. in Vancouver called in reports of a house fire with explosions at that location. Eight suppression units along with two command units from the Vancouver Fire Department responded to the scene.
The VFD had 28 personnel on scene. Initial arriving VFD units found a fully involved detached garage fire. Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to the house. The garage fire was extinguished.
Firefighters also found and medically treated one adult male on scene with serious injuries. Two firefighters rode in the code 3 ambulance to a Portland area burn center to continue medical care along with our partners from American Medical Response.
No firefighters were injured. It is unknown how many people were displaced by the fire, which is currently under investigation by the Vancouver Fire Marshal’s office, Vancouver Police Department, and the ATF.
Information provided by Vancouver Fire Department.
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