PRESS RELEASE – October 18, 2017 Structure Fire
Published on Oct 19, 2017 at 07:57a.m.
Smoke Investigation turns into a Structure Fire in Atherton early this morning – The resident’s dog woke him up but he was hospitalized for smoke inhalation
San Mateo County Public Safety Communications (PSC) received a 9-11 emergency call
transfer from the Atherton Police Department at 12.40 am early Wednesday morning for
a reported Fire Alarm with smoke inside the structure at 76 Belbrook Way in the
Atherton foothills above Alameda De Las Pulgas and off of Walsh Road.
Menlo Park Fire District Engines 3, 4, 6 along with Truck and Battalion 1 were
dispatched at 1241 am and Engine 4 arrived on-scene at 12.47 am. On arrival, Captain Tony
Eggimann reported that they had a fully involved carport that was attached to a single story
residential structure that was on fire.
Assistant Fire Marshal Bob Blach inspects an electrical power outlet and wiring looking for the cause of an early Wednesday morning fire in Atherton
Fire Captain Tony Eggimann, Assistant Fire Marshal Bob Blach and Investigator Lindsay Murtha discuss an early morning structure fire in Atherton
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