Georgia Firefighters Knock House Fire

type='node' cid='384293' />The Gastonia Fire Department responded with one rescue company, three ladder companies, two engine companies and two battalion chiefs to the 1500 block of Collinston Drive for a reported house fire Monday, June 21. The incident was called in by a UPS delivery person.

Crews found heavy smoke showing from a single-story residential structure. A quick entry was made by fire personnel, who knocked down the fire within minutes.

A total of 22 fire personnel were used to fight this fire. type='node' cid='384293' />The Gastonia Fire Department responded with one rescue company, three ladder companies, two engine companies and two battalion chiefs to the 1500 block of Collinston Drive for a reported house fire Monday, June 21. The incident was called in by a UPS delivery person. The Gastonia Fire Department arrived to find heavy smoke showing from a single-story residential structure. A quick entry was made to the structure by fire personnel, who knocked down the fire within minutes. A total of 22 fire personnel were used to fight this fire. type='node' cid='384293' />The Gastonia Fire Department responded with one rescue company, three ladder companies, two engine companies and two battalion chiefs to the 1500 block of Collinston Drive for a reported house fire Monday, June 21. The incident was called in by a UPS delivery person. The Gastonia Fire Department arrived to find heavy smoke showing from a single-story residential structure. A quick entry was made to the structure by fire personnel, who knocked down the fire within minutes. A total of 22 fire personnel were used to fight this fire. There was extensive damage to the small, wood-framed structure. Fire investigators determined the cause of the fire to be an electrical short where a multi-plug adaptor was plugged into an extension cord in the living room area of the house. Damage estimates are $25,000. There are no injuries to report. The residents were not at home at the time of the fire.

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