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Centerville: Fire Incidents in 2006, Iowa (IA)


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Location: Main st. Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 92,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 01/05/2006 21:18,  Arrival Time: 01/05/2006 21:19,  Controlled Time: 01/05/2006 22:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/05/2006 22:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 210th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 93,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/12/2006 08:08,  Arrival Time: 01/12/2006 08:18,  Controlled Time: 01/12/2006 08:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/12/2006 08:24
Action taken: Fill in, move up to another fire station.
Location: 490th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 94,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/14/2006 21:03,  Arrival Time: 01/14/2006 21:15,  Controlled Time: 01/14/2006 22:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/14/2006 22:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Box, carton, bag, basket, barrel
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: 500th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 97,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/18/2006 15:15,  Arrival Time: 01/18/2006 15:25,  Controlled Time: 01/18/2006 15:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/18/2006 16:34
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: 500th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 100,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/19/2006 14:19,  Arrival Time: 01/19/2006 14:28,  Controlled Time: 01/19/2006 14:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/19/2006 15:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: Wall Streets, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 101,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 01/24/2006 14:49,  Arrival Time: 01/24/2006 15:03,  Controlled Time: 01/24/2006 15:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/24/2006 15:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 210th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 102,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 01/26/2006 10:49,  Arrival Time: 01/26/2006 10:56,  Controlled Time: 01/26/2006 11:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/26/2006 11:15
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 240th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 103,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/26/2006 16:43,  Arrival Time: 01/26/2006 16:51,  Controlled Time: 01/26/2006 16:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/26/2006 17:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (High wind)
Location: 482nd Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 111,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/18/2006 06:44,  Arrival Time: 02/18/2006 06:51,  Controlled Time: 02/18/2006 09:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/18/2006 09:33
Property Value: $25000,  Property Loss: $25000,  Contents Value: $15000,  Contents Loss: $15000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall assembly,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Failure to clean)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1250,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: 228th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 112,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/21/2006 15:37,  Arrival Time: 02/21/2006 15:40,  Controlled Time: 02/21/2006 16:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/21/2006 16:19
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: 16th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 113,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 02/21/2006 16:35,  Arrival Time: 02/21/2006 16:36,  Controlled Time: 02/21/2006 17:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/21/2006 17:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 116,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/22/2006 13:39,  Arrival Time: 02/22/2006 13:43,  Controlled Time: 02/22/2006 14:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/22/2006 14:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Flame/torch used for lighting,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (High wind)
Location: Highway J46, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 117,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/24/2006 09:19,  Arrival Time: 02/24/2006 09:22,  Controlled Time: 02/24/2006 09:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/24/2006 10:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 3
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (High wind)
Location: 470th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 118,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/24/2006 11:34,  Arrival Time: 02/24/2006 11:42,  Controlled Time: 02/24/2006 12:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/24/2006 12:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: 10th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 120,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 02/26/2006 14:09,  Arrival Time: 02/26/2006 14:11,  Controlled Time: 02/26/2006 14:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/26/2006 14:23
Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Crown Victoria,  Year: 1999,  VIN No: 2FAFP71W5XX160359
Location: Terra Vista, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 121,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 23:44,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 23:46,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 00:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 00:33
Property Value: $100000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Lumber, sawn wood
Area of Origin: Wall assembly,  Heat Source: Flame/torch used for lighting,  Item First Ignited: Insulation within structural area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1500,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: 611th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 122,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 21:42,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 22:05,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 22:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 23:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: J29 Highway, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 123,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/03/2006 13:48,  Arrival Time: 03/03/2006 13:59,  Controlled Time: 03/03/2006 14:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/03/2006 14:39
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 80,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Highway J46, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 127,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/18/2006 15:46,  Arrival Time: 03/18/2006 15:59,  Controlled Time: 03/18/2006 16:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/18/2006 16:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Location: 5th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 134,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/26/2006 07:58,  Arrival Time: 03/26/2006 08:01,  Controlled Time: 03/26/2006 08:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/26/2006 09:02
Property Value: $10000,  Property Loss: $10000,  Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Furniture, utensils, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Accidentally turned on, not turned off)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 720,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Location: 185th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 136,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/30/2006 15:55,  Arrival Time: 03/30/2006 16:09,  Controlled Time: 03/30/2006 16:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/30/2006 16:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Garfield Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 137,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 04/01/2006 15:52,  Arrival Time: 04/01/2006 15:54,  Controlled Time: 04/01/2006 16:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/01/2006 16:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 465 th St. Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 138,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/04/2006 15:29,  Arrival Time: 04/04/2006 15:37,  Controlled Time: 04/04/2006 15:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/04/2006 16:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 3
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: 540 th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 139,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/04/2006 17:17,  Arrival Time: 04/04/2006 17:23,  Controlled Time: 04/04/2006 17:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/04/2006 17:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: 205 th Ave. Avenue N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 141,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/09/2006 12:52,  Arrival Time: 04/09/2006 12:56,  Controlled Time: 04/09/2006 13:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/09/2006 13:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: 550th Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 142,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 04/11/2006 14:23,  Arrival Time: 04/11/2006 14:34,  Controlled Time: 04/11/2006 14:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/11/2006 15:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 490th Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 144,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/14/2006 12:12,  Arrival Time: 04/14/2006 12:19,  Controlled Time: 04/14/2006 12:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/14/2006 12:37
Contents Value: $4000,  Contents Loss: $3000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat, spark from friction,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Ford,  Model: Ranger,  Year: 1988
Location: 26th Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 5,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/15/2006 15:54,  Arrival Time: 04/15/2006 15:57,  Controlled Time: 04/15/2006 18:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/15/2006 18:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: 6
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature
  • High wind
  • Drought or low fuel moisture
Location: 26th Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 146,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/15/2006 19:32,  Arrival Time: 04/15/2006 19:35,  Controlled Time: 04/15/2006 20:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/15/2006 20:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: 7
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature (Wind, including hurricanes or tornadoes)
Location: Oneal Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 150,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Incinerator overload or malfunction, but flames cause no damage outside the incinerator.
Alarm Time: 04/24/2006 15:26,  Arrival Time: 04/24/2006 15:32,  Controlled Time: 04/24/2006 15:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/24/2006 16:38
Contents Value: $4000,  Contents Loss: $3000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Location: 18th Street Lot #16 , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 152,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 04/29/2006 12:12,  Arrival Time: 04/29/2006 12:14,  Controlled Time: 04/29/2006 12:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/29/2006 12:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Backfire from internal combustion engine,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from engine or burner
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Ford,  Model: Ranger,  Year: 1995,  License Plate: 596MQZ IA,  VIN No: 1FTCR14U6SPB07196
Location: Oneal Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 157,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/07/2006 15:12,  Arrival Time: 05/07/2006 15:13,  Controlled Time: 05/07/2006 15:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/07/2006 15:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Location: 560th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 159,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/16/2006 19:18,  Arrival Time: 05/16/2006 19:18,  Controlled Time: 05/16/2006 21:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/16/2006 21:15
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
Location: Highway #2 N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 160,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/21/2006 17:17,  Arrival Time: 05/21/2006 17:22,  Controlled Time: 05/21/2006 20:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/21/2006 20:57
Property Value: $92000,  Property Loss: $90000,  Contents Value: $33000,  Contents Loss: $31000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Hazardous condition, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Personal & home products, other
Area of Origin: Function area, other,  Item First Ignited: Multiple items first ignited
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation (Building construction or design factors, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1353,  Stories with Damage: 2 Extreme
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Occupants failed to respond
Location: State Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 166,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/28/2006 01:49,  Arrival Time: 05/28/2006 01:53,  Controlled Time: 05/28/2006 02:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/28/2006 04:08
Property Value: $79000,  Property Loss: $74000,  Contents Value: $31000,  Contents Loss: $30000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Structural area, other,  Heat Source: Chemical reaction
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1334,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Cross Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 169,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 06/04/2006 12:09,  Arrival Time: 06/04/2006 12:10,  Controlled Time: 06/04/2006 12:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/04/2006 12:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 250 th St. Street N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 170,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/04/2006 14:33,  Arrival Time: 06/04/2006 14:43,  Controlled Time: 06/04/2006 15:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/04/2006 15:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
Location: 200 th Ave Avenue N/A , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 171,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/16/2006 17:39,  Arrival Time: 06/16/2006 17:47,  Controlled Time: 06/16/2006 17:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/16/2006 18:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: 16th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 174,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/19/2006 13:21,  Arrival Time: 06/19/2006 13:24,  Controlled Time: 06/19/2006 16:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/19/2006 16:15
Property Value: $60000,  Property Loss: $50000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Attic: vacant, crawl space above top story, cupola, (Temperature: high)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1500,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: 19th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 8,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 07/15/2006 04:32,  Arrival Time: 07/15/2006 04:35,  Controlled Time: 07/15/2006 04:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/15/2006 05:00
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Tempo,  Year: 1991,  License Plate: 014PRR IA
Location: 170th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 9,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 07/18/2006 16:33,  Arrival Time: 07/18/2006 16:45,  Controlled Time: 07/18/2006 17:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/18/2006 17:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 3
Area of Origin: Vacant structural area,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Location: 170th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 10,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 07/19/2006 13:36,  Arrival Time: 07/19/2006 13:47,  Controlled Time: 07/19/2006 14:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/19/2006 14:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Rekindle
  • Drought or low fuel moisture
  • Wind, including hurricanes or tornadoes
Location: Park Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 12,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 07/25/2006 21:09,  Arrival Time: 07/25/2006 21:13,  Controlled Time: 07/25/2006 21:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/25/2006 21:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 18th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 14,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 08/10/2006 13:25,  Arrival Time: 08/10/2006 13:31,  Controlled Time: 08/10/2006 14:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/10/2006 14:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazardous materials.
Location: 461st Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 17,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/16/2006 08:33,  Arrival Time: 08/16/2006 08:38,  Controlled Time: 08/16/2006 12:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/16/2006 12:32
Property Value: $50000,  Property Loss: $20000,  Contents Value: $20000,  Contents Loss: $15000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Common room, den, family room, living room, lounge
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1500,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: 18th Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 19,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 08/17/2006 00:35,  Arrival Time: 08/17/2006 00:37,  Controlled Time: 08/17/2006 00:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/17/2006 00:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Dewey Road Road, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 24,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 08/24/2006 19:35,  Arrival Time: 08/24/2006 19:39,  Controlled Time: 08/24/2006 21:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/24/2006 21:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazardous materials.
Location: Haynes Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 25,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Trash or rubbish fire in a structure, with no flame damage to structure or its contents.
Alarm Time: 08/25/2006 19:40,  Arrival Time: 08/25/2006 19:41,  Controlled Time: 08/25/2006 19:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/25/2006 20:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: State Street, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 27,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 08/31/2006 12:57,  Arrival Time: 08/31/2006 12:59,  Controlled Time: 08/31/2006 13:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/31/2006 13:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Jackson Street Apt. #3 , Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 31,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 09/14/2006 13:20,  Arrival Time: 09/14/2006 13:22,  Controlled Time: 09/14/2006 13:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/14/2006 14:05
Civilian Injuries: 1,  Contents Value: $5000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.

Civilian Casualty:  Age: 40,  Gender: Female,  Race: White,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Minor,  Activity: Fire control,  Location: In area of origin and involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Burn: scald,  Injured: Upper extremities,  Factors Contributing: Improper use of cooking equipment
Location: 176th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 36,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/29/2006 17:58,  Arrival Time: 09/29/2006 18:06,  Controlled Time: 09/29/2006 18:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/29/2006 18:31
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Vacant structural area,  Heat Source: Cigarette,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Misuse of material or product, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Idle, not routinely used,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 100,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: 300th Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 42,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 4
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 10/07/2006 17:06,  Arrival Time: 10/07/2006 17:26,  Controlled Time: 10/07/2006 17:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/07/2006 18:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: St. Josephs Drive, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 43,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 09:31,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 09:34,  Controlled Time: 10/09/2006 10:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 10:20
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Exterior balcony, unenclosed porch,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing, (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Structure Type: Open platform,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: 260 Ave. Avenue, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 59,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 11/09/2006 13:38,  Arrival Time: 11/09/2006 13:57,  Controlled Time: 11/09/2006 14:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/09/2006 14:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Quail Ridge Road, Centerville, IA 52544
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Dept., Appanoose, IA 52544,  ID: 04001,  Incident #: 71,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 11/30/2006 16:48,  Arrival Time: 11/30/2006 16:50,  Controlled Time: 11/30/2006 17:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/30/2006 17:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
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