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Photos by Fritz Rethage - Posted February 19, 2001

Ottawa Avenue House Fire

On February 18, 2001 at 3:49 a fire alarm was called as area fire departments responded to a house fire at 228 Ottawa Avenue. No injuries were reported. The house was determined to be uninhabitable.

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4:11 p.m. - Air conditioner ablaze.

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4:12 p.m. Note heavy water spraying from inside the home [first floor side window].

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4:13 p.m.

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4:14 p.m. - Venting roof

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4:15 p.m. Note heavy water still spraying from inside the home [first floor side window on the left].

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4:22 p.m.

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4:32 p.m.

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4:33 p.m. - Seeking out the blaze

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4:34 p.m.

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4:37 p.m.

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4:42 p.m. - Hole created to check attic space for hidden fire and to vent smoke.

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