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Dowagiac: Fire Incidents in 2006, Michigan (MI)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 91
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 3

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - Dowagiac

Incident types - Michigan



Location: Parsonage Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006001,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
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: 01/01/2006 02:25,  Arrival Time: 01/01/2006 02:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/01/2006 03:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Location: Telegraph Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006005,  Shift/Platoon: 1
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: 01/04/2006 15:28,  Arrival Time: 01/04/2006 15:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/04/2006 16:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Provide first aid and check for injuries. Medical evaluation of patient.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
Location: Chestnut Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006013,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 02/18/2006 21:20,  Arrival Time: 02/18/2006 21:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/18/2006 22:15
Property Value: $80000,  Contents Value: $40000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Railroad Street 26 , Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006015,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/22/2006 16:35,  Arrival Time: 02/22/2006 16:38,  Controlled Time: 02/22/2006 16:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/22/2006 17:15
Property Value: $150000,  Property Loss: $500,  Contents Value: $30000,  Contents Loss: $200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Assistance, other.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1000,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Power: Hardwire with battery,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Twin Lakes Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006019,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 22:03,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 22:17,  Controlled Time: 03/09/2006 02:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/09/2006 04:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Spruce Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006022,  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: 03/11/2006 16:41,  Arrival Time: 03/11/2006 16:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/11/2006 17:10
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.
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials spill control and confinement. Includes confining or diking hazardous materials.
  • Remove hazardous materials.
Location: Michigan Avenue, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006026,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 03/15/2006 20:08,  Arrival Time: 03/15/2006 20:10,  Controlled Time: 03/15/2006 20:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/15/2006 20:30
Civilian Injuries: 1,  Property Value: $80000,  Contents Value: $45000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Assistance, other.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.

Civilian Casualty:  Age: 29,  Gender: Male,  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
Location: Mechanic Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006028,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/16/2006 21:43,  Arrival Time: 03/16/2006 21:45,  Controlled Time: 03/16/2006 21:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/16/2006 23:50
Civilian Injuries: 2,  Property Value: $60000,  Property Loss: $6000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Candle
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Age was a factor)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1200,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Failed to Operate,  Failure Reason: Battery missing or disconnected
Civilian Casualties:
  •  Age: 5,  Gender: Female,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Minor,  Location: In area of origin and involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Burns only: thermal,  Injured: Upper extremities
  •  Age: 32,  Gender: Female,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Minor,  Activity: Rescue attempt,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Burns only: thermal,  Injured: Upper extremities,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons
Location: Front Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006030,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 03/17/2006 17:12,  Arrival Time: 03/17/2006 17:12,  Controlled Time: 03/17/2006 17:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/17/2006 17:30
Property Value: $500000,  Contents Value: $100000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
  • Secure property. Includes property conservation activities such as covering broken windows or holes in roofs.
  • Actions taken, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Equipment Involved: Freezer when separate from refrigerator,  Brand: GLENCO GUARDIAN,  Model: RAA-42-S,  Serial No: AA-262713,  Power: Electrical, other,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 600
Location: Daily Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006036,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
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: 03/31/2006 12:45,  Arrival Time: 03/31/2006 12:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/31/2006 13:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Standby.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Middle Crossing Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006038,  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: 04/06/2006 14:57,  Arrival Time: 04/06/2006 15:07,  Controlled Time: 04/06/2006 15:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/06/2006 16:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Control fire (wildland).
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Location: Dewey Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006040,  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: 04/08/2006 16:48,  Arrival Time: 04/08/2006 17:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/08/2006 18:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: East High Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006048,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 04/27/2006 15:41,  Arrival Time: 04/27/2006 15:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/27/2006 16:50
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Standby.
Location: Thickston Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006055,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/05/2006 08:11,  Arrival Time: 05/05/2006 08:14,  Controlled Time: 05/05/2006 08:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/05/2006 09:15
Property Value: $85000,  Property Loss: $50,  Contents Value: $20000,  Contents Loss: $10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Assistance, other.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Storage area, other,  Heat Source: Cigarette,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1200,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Front Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006056,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 05/06/2006 14:20,  Arrival Time: 05/06/2006 14:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/06/2006 14:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
  • Actions taken, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Location: Corwin Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006057,  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: 05/08/2006 14:18,  Arrival Time: 05/08/2006 14:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/08/2006 18:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide apparatus.
Location: South Front Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006058,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 05/09/2006 16:03,  Arrival Time: 05/09/2006 16:06,  Controlled Time: 05/09/2006 16:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/09/2006 16:45
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Organic materials, other
Location: Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006059,  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: 05/11/2006 13:41,  Arrival Time: 05/11/2006 13:42,  Controlled Time: 05/11/2006 13:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/11/2006 14:27
Property Value: $5400,  Property Loss: $2500,  Contents Value: $200
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.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - uncontained
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chrysler,  Model: Concorde LXi,  Year: 1998,  License Plate: 47FSU MI,  VIN No: 2C3HD46J5WH25978
Location: Chestnut Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006064,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 05/16/2006 00:00,  Arrival Time: 05/16/2006 00:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/16/2006 00:00
Property Value: $2000000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Amerihost Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006065,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 04:46,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 04:51,  Controlled Time: 05/17/2006 06:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 12:30
Property Value: $300000,  Property Loss: $200000,  Contents Value: $100000,  Contents Loss: $100000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
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: Attic: vacant, crawl space above top story, cupola,  Item First Ignited: Structural component or finish, other
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Under construction,  Stories: 2 Above,  Square Feet: 15000,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant, 1 Extreme
AES Presence: Present,  Type: Wet pipe sprinkler,  Failure Reason: System shut off
Location: Amerihost Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006065,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 04:46,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 04:51,  Controlled Time: 05/17/2006 06:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 12:30
Property Value: $300000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $150000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
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.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Under construction,  Stories: 2 Above,  Square Feet: 15000,  Stories with Damage: 2 Minor
AES Presence: Present,  Type: Wet pipe sprinkler,  Failure Reason: System shut off
Location: Amerihost, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006065,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 04:46,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 04:51,  Controlled Time: 05/17/2006 06:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 12:30
Property Value: $300000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $150000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
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.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Under construction,  Stories: 2 Above,  Square Feet: 15000,  Stories with Damage: 2 Minor
AES Presence: Present,  Type: Wet pipe sprinkler,  Operation: Failed to Operate,  Failure Reason: System shut off
Location: Amerihost Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006065,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 04:46,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 04:51,  Controlled Time: 05/17/2006 06:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 12:30
Property Value: $700,  Property Loss: $700
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
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.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Construction/renovation area,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Structural component or finish, other, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and unsecured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 16,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Burmax Park, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006069,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/30/2006 15:46,  Arrival Time: 05/30/2006 15:52,  Controlled Time: 05/30/2006 15:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/30/2006 16:45
Property Value: $90000,  Contents Value: $15000
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Location: Lowe Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006083,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 07/12/2006 16:35,  Arrival Time: 07/12/2006 16:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/12/2006 16:50
Property Value: $85000,  Contents Value: $40000
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.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Location: Cleveland Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006086,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 07/17/2006 19:20,  Arrival Time: 07/17/2006 19:26,  Controlled Time: 07/17/2006 19:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/17/2006 19:55
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $500
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
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.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Front Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006090,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 08/03/2006 08:07,  Arrival Time: 08/03/2006 08:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/03/2006 09:54
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 apparatus.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Sheldon Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006094
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/08/2006 12:28,  Arrival Time: 08/08/2006 12:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/08/2006 12:49
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Prairie Ronde Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006108,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/20/2006 03:24,  Arrival Time: 09/20/2006 03:28,  Controlled Time: 09/20/2006 03:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/20/2006 09:00
Property Value: $73000,  Property Loss: $35000,  Contents Value: $51100,  Contents Loss: $20000
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: Interior stairway or ramp
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 960,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Main Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006109
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: 09/21/2006 16:46,  Arrival Time: 09/21/2006 16:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/21/2006 17:45
Property Value: $4500,  Property Loss: $4500
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Probe,  Year: 1995,  VIN No: 1ZV2TZZB5S5110916
Location: Main Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006109
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/21/2006 16:46,  Arrival Time: 09/21/2006 16:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/21/2006 17:45
Property Value: $75000,  Property Loss: $5000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Heat spread from another fire, other,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above,  Square Feet: 1250
Location: M-62, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006115,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 06:30,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 06:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 08:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Assistance, other.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: M-51 Highway, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006116,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 15:29,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 15:34,  Controlled Time: 10/09/2006 15:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 16:05
Property Value: $1500000,  Property Loss: $200,  Contents Value: $1000000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Division Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006117
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/10/2006 00:00,  Arrival Time: 10/10/2006 00:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/10/2006 00:00
Property Value: $150000,  Contents Value: $100000
Actions taken:
  • Shut down system. Includes shutting down water, gas, and fire alarm systems.
  • Secure property. Includes property conservation activities such as covering broken windows or holes in roofs.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Vineyard Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006119,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 10/21/2006 14:08,  Arrival Time: 10/21/2006 14:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/21/2006 14:40
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Location: Prairie Ronde Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006123,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/30/2006 16:47,  Arrival Time: 10/30/2006 16:50,  Controlled Time: 10/30/2006 18:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/30/2006 21:00
Property Value: $5000000,  Property Loss: $20000,  Contents Value: $100000000,  Contents Loss: $100000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Roof surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Exterior roof covering or finish
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Roof assembly combustible
  • Composite roof/floor sheathing construction
  • Wind, including hurricanes or tornadoes
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 100000,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Sprinkler, water flow detection
AES Presence: Present,  Type: Wet pipe sprinkler,  Operation: Operated and Effective,  Sprinklers Operating: 3
Location: Chestnut Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006127,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 11/06/2006 23:30,  Arrival Time: 11/06/2006 23:33,  Controlled Time: 11/06/2006 23:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/07/2006 00:00
Property Value: $1600000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Division Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006128,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 11/08/2006 16:54,  Arrival Time: 11/08/2006 16:55,  Controlled Time: 11/08/2006 16:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/08/2006 17:12
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Lester Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006129,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 11/10/2006 18:31,  Arrival Time: 11/10/2006 18:34,  Controlled Time: 11/10/2006 18:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/10/2006 19:00
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.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Organic materials, other
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Pennsylvania Avenue A , Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006130,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 11/11/2006 12:44,  Arrival Time: 11/11/2006 12:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/11/2006 13:30
Property Value: $50000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $20000
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Beeson Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Dowagiac FD, 103 Park Place, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  ID: 01402,  Incident #: 2006135,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 11/26/2006 06:00,  Arrival Time: 11/26/2006 06:02,  Controlled Time: 11/26/2006 06:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/26/2006 06:22
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.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Forest Beach, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6004,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire. Includes dirt bikes, specialty off-road vehicles, earth-moving equipment (bulldozers), and farm equipment.
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 18:07,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 18:13,  Controlled Time: 01/15/2006 18:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 18:45
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Separate operator/control area of transportation,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Crane,  Make: Other Make,  Model: Loraine,  Year: 1960
Location: Garrett, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6008,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 02/06/2006 06:36,  Arrival Time: 02/06/2006 06:45,  Controlled Time: 02/06/2006 06:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/06/2006 07:20
Property Value: $50000,  Contents Value: $25000
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: Heating room or area, water heater area,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Film, residue, including paint & resin
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1250
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Fire too small to operate
Location: Peavine, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6009,  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: 02/28/2006 11:59,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 12:09,  Controlled Time: 02/28/2006 12:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 12:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Middle Crossing, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6010,  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: 03/04/2006 14:30,  Arrival Time: 03/04/2006 14:40,  Controlled Time: 03/04/2006 14:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/04/2006 14:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Courtyard, patio, porch, terrace,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Location: Twin Lakes Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6011,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 22:00,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 22:10,  Controlled Time: 03/08/2006 23:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/09/2006 00:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: California Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6012,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 03/26/2006 18:21,  Arrival Time: 03/26/2006 18:31,  Controlled Time: 03/26/2006 19:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 00:32
Property Value: $60000,  Property Loss: $1500,  Contents Value: $25000,  Contents Loss: $250
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: Conduit, pipe, utility, or ventilation shaft,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 800
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Middle Crossing, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6013,  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: 03/30/2006 16:12,  Arrival Time: 03/30/2006 16:24,  Controlled Time: 03/30/2006 16:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/30/2006 16:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: M-62, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6014,  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: 03/30/2006 16:45,  Arrival Time: 03/30/2006 16:46,  Controlled Time: 03/30/2006 16:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/30/2006 17:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Maple, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6015,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 03/30/2006 17:30,  Arrival Time: 03/30/2006 17:33,  Controlled Time: 03/30/2006 17:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/30/2006 17:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Middle Crossing, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6017,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Cultivated grain or crop fire. Includes fires involving corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, and other plants before harvest.
Alarm Time: 04/06/2006 14:51,  Arrival Time: 04/06/2006 14:59,  Controlled Time: 04/06/2006 15:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/06/2006 16:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: Indian Lake Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6019,  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: 04/11/2006 17:53,  Arrival Time: 04/11/2006 17:56,  Controlled Time: 04/11/2006 18:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/11/2006 19:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: Indian Lake, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6021,  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: 04/14/2006 16:08,  Arrival Time: 04/14/2006 16:16,  Controlled Time: 04/14/2006 17:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/14/2006 17:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Location: Indian Lake Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6022,  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: 04/16/2006 12:26,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 12:33,  Controlled Time: 04/16/2006 12:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/16/2006 13:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature (Fire spread or control, other)
Location: Middle Crossing, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6023,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 04/17/2006 04:43,  Arrival Time: 04/17/2006 04:48,  Controlled Time: 04/17/2006 04:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/17/2006 05:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Phillips, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6024,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 04/19/2006 08:10,  Arrival Time: 04/19/2006 08:33,  Controlled Time: 04/19/2006 09:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/19/2006 13:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
  • Provide apparatus.
Location: Wells, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6026,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Road freight or transport vehicle fire. Includes commercial freight hauling vehicles and contractor vans or trucks. Examples are moving trucks, plumber vans, and delivery trucks.
Alarm Time: 04/24/2006 09:15,  Arrival Time: 04/24/2006 09:20,  Controlled Time: 04/24/2006 09:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/24/2006 09:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: Amerihost Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6032,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 04:47,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 04:56,  Controlled Time: 05/17/2006 05:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 11:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Location: Forest Beach, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6033,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
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: 06/05/2006 18:24,  Arrival Time: 06/05/2006 18:33,  Controlled Time: 06/05/2006 18:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/05/2006 19:19
Property Value: $18000,  Property Loss: $250
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Multiple items first ignited
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
  • Misuse of material or product, other
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Pontiac,  Model: G6
Location: Hunt Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6034,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 06/05/2006 22:08,  Arrival Time: 06/05/2006 22:14,  Controlled Time: 06/05/2006 22:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/05/2006 22:23
Property Value: $350,  Property Loss: $350
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Middle Crossing, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6037,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 07/05/2006 20:56,  Arrival Time: 07/05/2006 21:12,  Controlled Time: 07/05/2006 21:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/05/2006 22:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: M-62, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6038,  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: 07/06/2006 10:33,  Arrival Time: 07/06/2006 10:42,  Controlled Time: 07/06/2006 10:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/06/2006 11:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Heat Source: Fireworks,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Location: Frost St, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6039,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire. Includes dirt bikes, specialty off-road vehicles, earth-moving equipment (bulldozers), and farm equipment.
Alarm Time: 07/07/2006 15:31,  Arrival Time: 07/07/2006 15:38,  Controlled Time: 07/07/2006 15:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/07/2006 16:12
Property Value: $3000,  Property Loss: $1500
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: Heat from powered equipment, other,  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: Home, garden vehicle,  Make: Sears Craftsman,  Model: 21 HP
Location: Indian Lake Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6041,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 07/24/2006 19:34,  Arrival Time: 07/24/2006 19:44,  Controlled Time: 07/24/2006 19:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/24/2006 20:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Location: Frost, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6043,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/02/2006 15:26,  Arrival Time: 08/02/2006 15:35,  Controlled Time: 08/02/2006 15:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/02/2006 15:43
Property Value: $50000,  Property Loss: $500,  Contents Value: $20000,  Contents Loss: $250
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • 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: Bathroom, checkroom, lavatory, locker room,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Appliance housing or casing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
  • Unspecified short-circuit arc
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 900,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Indian Lake Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6044,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 08/02/2006 18:29,  Arrival Time: 08/02/2006 18:36,  Controlled Time: 08/02/2006 18:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/02/2006 20:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Standby.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
Location: M-62, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6045,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
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: 08/06/2006 11:26,  Arrival Time: 08/06/2006 11:28,  Controlled Time: 08/06/2006 11:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/06/2006 12:22
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $500
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
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge,  Model: Van,  VIN No: 2B4JB31W2HK239494
Location: Indian Lake Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6047,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
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: 08/17/2006 14:00,  Arrival Time: 08/17/2006 14:08,  Controlled Time: 08/17/2006 14:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/17/2006 14:30
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $200
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 and burned,  Type: Motor home, camper, bookmobile.,  Make: Chevrolet
Location: Bakeman, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6053,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 10/03/2006 20:16,  Arrival Time: 10/03/2006 20:26,  Controlled Time: 10/03/2006 21:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/03/2006 23:15
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: M-62, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6054,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 06:28,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 06:43,  Controlled Time: 10/09/2006 07:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 10:26
Property Value: $3000000,  Property Loss: $100000,  Contents Value: $10000000,  Contents Loss: $15000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Fiberglass
Area of Origin: Processing/manufacturing area, workroom,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Electrical failure, malfunction, other
  • Short circuit arc from mechanical damage
  • Difficult to ventilate
  • Lack of fire barrier walls or doors
  • Metal truss construction
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 200,  Width: 600,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
AES Presence: Present,  Type: Wet pipe sprinkler,  Operation: Fire too small to Operate,  Failure Reason: Fire not in area protected by the system
Location: M-62, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6055,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 07:00,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 07:10,  Controlled Time: 10/09/2006 07:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 07:40
Property Value: $150000,  Contents Value: $35000,  Contents Loss: $3000
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: Prairie Ronde, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6058,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/31/2006 17:43,  Arrival Time: 10/31/2006 17:52,  Controlled Time: 10/31/2006 19:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/31/2006 19:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fill in, move up to another fire station.
Location: Timmons, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6063,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/24/2006 01:57,  Arrival Time: 11/24/2006 02:17,  Controlled Time: 11/24/2006 02:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/24/2006 03:12
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: Peavine, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6064,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 08:00,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 08:07,  Controlled Time: 12/04/2006 08:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/04/2006 08:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: M-152, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6066,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/21/2006 05:40,  Arrival Time: 12/21/2006 06:02,  Controlled Time: 12/21/2006 06:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/21/2006 08:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: Maple, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6067,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/21/2006 10:56,  Arrival Time: 12/21/2006 11:08,  Controlled Time: 12/21/2006 11:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/21/2006 14:21
Property Value: $75000,  Property Loss: $50000,  Contents Value: $25000,  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: Function area, other,  Item First Ignited: Wearing apparel not on a person
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 500,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: M-61, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Indian Lake VFD, 33104 M-62 W, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-2026,  ID: 01405,  Incident #: 6069,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
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: 12/29/2006 16:11,  Arrival Time: 12/29/2006 16:18,  Controlled Time: 12/29/2006 16:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/29/2006 16:34
Property Value: $4000,  Property Loss: $750
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: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge,  Model: Dodge Ram 150
Location: 54427 M 51 N., Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006007
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 02/07/2006 18:15,  Arrival Time: 02/07/2006 18:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/07/2006 19:10
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Duct: hvac, cable, exhaust, heating, or AC,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Location: 52499 Glenwood Rd. / Fosdick, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006008
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: 02/09/2006 11:51,  Arrival Time: 02/09/2006 12:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/09/2006 12:18
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.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: O Keefe Rd . 1/4mi. North Of Dutc, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006009
Incident Type: Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire. Includes dirt bikes, specialty off-road vehicles, earth-moving equipment (bulldozers), and farm equipment.
Alarm Time: 02/20/2006 13:04,  Arrival Time: 02/20/2006 13:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/20/2006 13:41
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from engine or burner
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Make: Caterpillar,  Model: D6D,  Year: 1988
Location: 1/8 Mi South Of Mckenzie Rd., Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006011
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: 03/01/2006 19:12,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 19:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 19:32
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
Location: Decatur Rd And Dutch Settlemen, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006012
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: 03/01/2006 19:36,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 19:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 20:17
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near
Location: `54187 Twinlakes Rd./Marcellus, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006019
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: 03/14/2006 05:14,  Arrival Time: 03/14/2006 06:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/14/2006 07:16
Action taken: Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: 53531 Glenwood Rd, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006020
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/14/2006 14:39,  Arrival Time: 03/14/2006 14:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/14/2006 15:51
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: Bathroom, checkroom, lavatory, locker room,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Magazine, newspaper, writing paper
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 900,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: 20999 Dutch Settlement, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006027
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/11/2006 00:13,  Arrival Time: 04/11/2006 00:35,  Controlled Time: 04/11/2006 00:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/11/2006 00:37
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Smoking
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: 27780 Corwin Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006039
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: 05/08/2006 13:59,  Arrival Time: 05/08/2006 14:05,  Controlled Time: 05/08/2006 20:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/08/2006 20:53
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Open/outdoor fire,  Person Responsible for Fire: Identified person caused fire,  Gender: Male,  Age: 5,  Activity of Person: Management activities
Total Acres Burned: 40
Location: 29509 Amerihost Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006041
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 04:49,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 05:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 09:32
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 20274 Dewey Lake Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006046
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/12/2006 14:43,  Arrival Time: 06/12/2006 15:02,  Controlled Time: 06/12/2006 16:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/12/2006 16:03
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Misuse of fire
Total Acres Burned: 0.2
Location: 24430 Hatch Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006047
Incident Type: Road freight or transport vehicle fire. Includes commercial freight hauling vehicles and contractor vans or trucks. Examples are moving trucks, plumber vans, and delivery trucks.
Alarm Time: 06/25/2006 11:14,  Arrival Time: 06/25/2006 11:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/25/2006 13:04
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: General use truck, dump truck, fire apparatus,  Make: Freightliner,  License Plate: 2JK - 744 OK,  VIN No: 1FUPCDYB2YLF68954
Location: 52255 Lakeview Dr / Wayne St., Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006057
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 08/03/2006 10:42,  Arrival Time: 08/03/2006 10:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/03/2006 11:58
Actions taken:
  • Standby.
  • Secure property. Includes property conservation activities such as covering broken windows or holes in roofs.
Location: 52688 Lakeshore Dr, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006058
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 08/11/2006 02:15,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 02:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 03:41
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 26887 Nubour St, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006018
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 09/11/2006 15:40,  Arrival Time: 09/11/2006 15:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/11/2006 16:53
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 27999 Corwin Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006078
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 11/06/2006 11:17,  Arrival Time: 11/06/2006 11:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/06/2006 11:29
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: 52656 Lakeshore Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006079
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 11/06/2006 19:25,  Arrival Time: 11/06/2006 19:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/06/2006 19:49
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 51398 Glenwood Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006081
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/16/2006 21:20,  Arrival Time: 11/16/2006 21:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/16/2006 22:00
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Function area, other,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Equipment Involved: Work light, trouble light,  Power: Electrical line voltage (>= 50 volts),  Portability: Portable
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above, 2 Below,  Square Feet: 2400,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: 25615 Marcellus Hwy, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Wayne Township FD, PO Box 304, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 782-8758,  Fax: (616) 782-1753,  ID: 01412,  Incident #: 2006086
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 12/16/2006 14:52,  Arrival Time: 12/16/2006 15:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/16/2006 19:19
Action taken: Salvage and overhaul.
Location: Twin Lakes Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Decatur-Hamilton FD, 417 W Delaware PO Box 241, Decatur, MI 49045,  Phone: (616) 423-2601,  Fax: (616) 423-2601,  ID: 08004,  Incident #: 15
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/09/2006 22:10,  Arrival Time: 03/09/2006 22:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 00:56
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: & Cr 687, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Decatur-Hamilton FD, 417 W Delaware PO Box 241, Decatur, MI 49045,  Phone: (616) 423-2601,  Fax: (616) 423-2601,  ID: 08004,  Incident #: 27
Incident Type: Forest, woods, or wildland fire. Includes fires involving vegetative fuels, other than prescribed fire, that occur in an area in which development is essentially nonexistent, except for roads, railroads, power lines, and the like.
Alarm Time: 04/10/2006 16:44,  Arrival Time: 04/10/2006 16:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/10/2006 18:21
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Corwin Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Decatur-Hamilton FD, 417 W Delaware PO Box 241, Decatur, MI 49045,  Phone: (616) 423-2601,  Fax: (616) 423-2601,  ID: 08004,  Incident #: 39
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: 05/08/2006 15:15,  Arrival Time: 05/08/2006 15:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/08/2006 18:15
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: M-51 Highway, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-002,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
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: 01/06/2006 15:12,  Arrival Time: 01/06/2006 15:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/06/2006 16:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Leak or break)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Pontiac,  Model: 6000 LE,  Year: 1991,  License Plate: ZCA 734 MI,  VIN No: 1G2AF54TOML222517
Location: M-152 Highway, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-005,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 16:00,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 16:15,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 16:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 16:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Joy Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-006,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/25/2006 02:02,  Arrival Time: 03/25/2006 02:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/25/2006 02:48
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: VanBuren Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-009,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/27/2006 14:53,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 15:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 16:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Storage area, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Idle, not routinely used,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 20,  Width: 15
Location: Cr 690 Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-014,  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: 04/11/2006 14:29,  Arrival Time: 04/11/2006 14:33,  Controlled Time: 04/11/2006 14:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/11/2006 14:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
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 (High wind)
Location: Dixon Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-015,  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: 04/13/2006 13:06,  Arrival Time: 04/13/2006 13:08,  Controlled Time: 04/13/2006 13:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/13/2006 14:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Box, carton, bag, basket, barrel
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: Phillips Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-017,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 04/19/2006 08:10,  Arrival Time: 04/19/2006 08:19,  Controlled Time: 04/19/2006 11:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/19/2006 14:35
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • 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
On Site Materials:
  • Lumber, sawn wood
  • Sawdust, wood chips
Area of Origin: Heating room or area, water heater area,  Item First Ignited: Dust, fiber, lint, including sawdust and excelsior
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Mechanical failure, malfunction, other
  • Significant fuel load from man-made condition.
  • Delayed reporting of fire
  • Delayed detection of fire
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 30000,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Phillips Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-019,  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: 04/28/2006 21:14,  Arrival Time: 04/28/2006 21:27,  Controlled Time: 04/28/2006 21:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/28/2006 22:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • 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: Wildland, woods
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Hillcrest Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-020,  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: 04/28/2006 17:00,  Arrival Time: 04/28/2006 17:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/28/2006 18:02
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wildland, woods,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • High wind
  • Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal
Location: 95th Avenue, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-023,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 05/11/2006 15:22,  Arrival Time: 05/11/2006 15:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/11/2006 16:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Standby.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Kilburn Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-029,  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: 06/13/2006 17:30,  Arrival Time: 06/13/2006 17:35,  Controlled Time: 06/13/2006 17:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/13/2006 18:35
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wildland, woods,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
  • Fire spread or control, other
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
  • Age was a factor
Location: Huckleberry Lane, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-034,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 06/30/2006 22:30,  Arrival Time: 06/30/2006 22:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/01/2006 01:15
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.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Location: Leach Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-039,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 07/18/2006 20:30,  Arrival Time: 07/18/2006 20:42,  Controlled Time: 07/18/2006 20:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/18/2006 20:56
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.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Hillside Dr. and CR 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-041,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 07/27/2006 12:07,  Arrival Time: 07/29/2006 12:12,  Controlled Time: 07/29/2006 12:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/29/2006 12:42
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: M-51 Highway, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-043,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/28/2006 09:03,  Arrival Time: 07/28/2006 09:23,  Controlled Time: 07/28/2006 09:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/28/2006 09:35
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.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Location: Cr 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-047,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 08/03/2006 08:20,  Arrival Time: 08/03/2006 08:20,  Controlled Time: 08/03/2006 08:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/03/2006 09:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Sister Lakes Road Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-054,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
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: 09/06/2006 18:56,  Arrival Time: 09/06/2006 19:03,  Controlled Time: 09/06/2006 19:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/06/2006 19:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Location: Unspecified, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-057,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 10/03/2006 20:05,  Arrival Time: 10/03/2006 20:23,  Controlled Time: 10/03/2006 20:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/03/2006 23:13
Property Value: $3500,  Property Loss: $3500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • 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: Vacant structural area,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas in container or pipe
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
  • Possibly impaired by alcohol or drugs
  • Multiple persons involved
  • Illegal and clandestine drug operation
  • Intoxication, drugs or alcohol
  • Blocked or obstructed roadway
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Idle, not routinely used,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 70,  Width: 14,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme

Arson Case Status: Investigation open,  Incendiary Devices: Gasoline or fuel can, Flammable gas,  Suspected Motivation Factors: Personal, Destroy records/evidence,  Other Investigative Information: Illicit drug activity
Location: M-152 and M-51, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-061,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
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: 10/21/2006 20:01,  Arrival Time: 10/21/2006 20:10,  Controlled Time: 10/21/2006 20:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/21/2006 21:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Wood, other
Heat Source: Cigarette lighter
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned
Location: Cr 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-064,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 11/01/2006 11:09,  Arrival Time: 11/01/2006 11:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/01/2006 13:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Standby.
Location: Timmons Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-068,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/24/2006 01:50,  Arrival Time: 11/24/2006 02:02,  Controlled Time: 11/24/2006 02:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/24/2006 03:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • 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: Bathroom, checkroom, lavatory, locker room,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Interior ceiling cover or finish
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Accidentally turned on, not turned off)
Equipment Involved: Heating, ventilating & air conditioning, other,  Power: Electrical, other,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Length: 25,  Width: 20,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Dixon Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-069,  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: 11/25/2006 15:18,  Arrival Time: 11/25/2006 15:27,  Controlled Time: 11/25/2006 15:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/25/2006 15:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Actions taken, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Location: Wildwood Drive, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-071,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 11/28/2006 13:59,  Arrival Time: 11/28/2006 14:04,  Controlled Time: 11/28/2006 14:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/28/2006 14:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Townhall Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-075,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 12/10/2006 22:28,  Arrival Time: 12/10/2006 22:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/10/2006 23:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: M-152 Highway, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Fire Department: Sister Lakes VFD, 92282 County Road 690, Dowagiac, MI 49047,  Phone: (616) 424-3145,  Fax: (616) 424-5560,  ID: 08012,  Incident #: 6-077,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/21/2006 05:30,  Arrival Time: 12/21/2006 05:42,  Controlled Time: 12/21/2006 06:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/21/2006 08:30
Property Value: $80000,  Property Loss: $15000,  Contents Value: $20000,  Contents Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • 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: Substructure area or space, crawl space,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Length: 20,  Width: 60,  Stories with Damage: -1 Minor, -1 Significant
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