Structure Fire, 5000 Block, 48 Ave, South Delta
Oct 02, 2019
INCIDENT DATE: Oct 2, 2019
TIME DISPATCHED: 04:59 AM
FIRE CREW ON SCENE: 05:07 AM
BCAS ON SCENE: N/A
PERSONNEL/EQUIPMENT AT THE SCENE: Battalion Chief, Engine 1, Engine 11, Engine 2, Engine 5, Tower 3, Ladder 7, Rescue 4, Fire Prevention Officer, Fortis, BC Hydro
Structure Fire – 5000 Block, 48 Ave, South Delta
- Delta Fire received call for a first alarm 04:59.
- Four apparatus dispatched plus Battalion Chief (16 personnel).
- Tattoo shop was rolling out with fire on the street side when crews arrived on scene.
- Residential suites above the Tattoo shop.
- Incident command quickly upgraded to a second alarm adding an additional 3 apparatus (11 personnel).
- Fire crews and Delta Police ensured all occupants were out and accounted for.
- Two Delta Police Officers were sent to hospital with smoke inhalation and are expected to be released today.
- No other injuries reported at this time.
- Delta Fire crews did an incredible job confining the fire to the store of origin.
- Only minor smoke damage was reported to suites above and neighbouring stores.
- Fire struck within one hour
- Fire and Police investigators are on scene.
- Nothing to report on cause of fire at this time.