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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 2,652
Fire Calls 782
BLS Calls 4,260
Fire Calls 926
Fire Drills 9
Fire Prevention 39
Firehouse Tours 11
Public Displays 26
Attendance 8,626
Child Seat Installation 67
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          244

House Fire at 558 Nelson St

Shortly after 6 p.m., CFD was alerted for a possible house fire in the area of 550 Nelson Street. While en route communications advised that a caller confirmed a working basement fire. Engine 1-1 was first to arrive to find a small fire that started on the exterior and extended into the basement. Crews quickly extinguished and completed overhaul limiting the damage to a small area. After around one hour of ventilation and working on the scene, the crews cleared the incident.