Friday, January 14, 2022

Clinton Fire Department battle fire in detached garage

At 5:20pm today (January 14, 2022), Clinton Firefighters were dispatched to 520 West Rogers Street on a reported structure fire. While en route, responding crews were notified that the fire was in a detached garage in close proximity to the residence.

Deputy Chief Matt Willings was first to arrive on scene, finding a detached garage with heavy fire and smoke conditions present. A second alarm for additional personnel was requested by Chief Willings for a working structure fire.

The on duty crew arrived on scene, including Clinton Fire Chief Mark Manuel, and fire suppression efforts began. Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly with no damage to the adjacent residential home.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was conducted by CFD fire investigators. Due to the extent of damage to the structure and contents, an exact cause could not be determined.

Assisting agencies included the Clinton Police Department and Golden Valley Hospital Ambulance. In total, 13 firefighters responded to the incident. Fire crews were on scene for approximately 1.5 hours, no injuries were reported.

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