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Galesburg: Fire Incidents in 2006, Michigan (MI)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

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

Incident types - Galesburg

Incident types - Michigan



Location: Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Climax Township FD, 119 W Maple - P.O. Box 369, Climax, MI 49034,  Phone: (616) 746-4664,  Fax: (616) 746-4103,  ID: 03903,  Incident #: 30,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Cultivated grain or crop fire. Includes fires involving corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, and other plants before harvest.
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 15:08,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 15:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 15:34
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Hj Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Comstock Twp Fire & Rescue, 5819 E 5819 Comstock Us, Kalamazoo, MI 49001,  Phone: (616) 345-9244,  Fax: (269) 345-8356,  ID: 03904,  Incident #: 1046,  Station: 930,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/05/2006 23:04,  Arrival Time: 11/05/2006 23:11,  Controlled Time: 11/05/2006 23:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/06/2006 01:10
Property Value: $40000,  Property Loss: $40000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • 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.
Buildings Involved #: 2,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 480,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Hj Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Comstock Twp Fire & Rescue, 5819 E 5819 Comstock Us, Kalamazoo, MI 49001,  Phone: (616) 345-9244,  Fax: (269) 345-8356,  ID: 03904,  Incident #: 1046,  Station: 930,  Shift/Platoon: 3
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/05/2006 23:04,  Arrival Time: 11/05/2006 23:11,  Controlled Time: 11/05/2006 23:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/06/2006 00:43
Property Value: $150000,  Property Loss: $20000,  Contents Value: $20000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • 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.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall assembly,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Exterior roof covering or finish
  • Exposure fire
  • Wood truss construction
  • Violation of fire, building or life safety code
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 576,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Battle Creek St., Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 205
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 02/27/2006 15:29,  Arrival Time: 02/27/2006 15:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/27/2006 15:58
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Miller Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 210
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 15:06,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 15:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 15:45
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 4
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from direct flame, convection currents,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Location: I-94, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 219
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: 03/08/2006 06:40,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 06:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 06:54
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Trailer - semi, designed for freight,  Make: Freightliner
Location: Burgess Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 220
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 10:38,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 10:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 10:55
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Ambling, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 236
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/20/2006 08:33,  Arrival Time: 03/20/2006 08:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/20/2006 10:26
Action taken: Standby.
Location: I-94 Highway, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 239
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: 03/27/2006 07:54,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 08:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 08:19
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Vehicle area, other,  Heat Source: Heat, spark from friction
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Trailer - semi, designed for freight,  Make: International
Location: Burgess Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 264
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 04/21/2006 10:50,  Arrival Time: 04/21/2006 10:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/21/2006 12:56
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Fullerton Street, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 270
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/23/2006 09:19,  Arrival Time: 04/23/2006 09:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/23/2006 09:45
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 273
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 04/24/2006 17:05,  Arrival Time: 04/24/2006 17:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/24/2006 18:56
Property Value: $1500,  Property Loss: $1500,  Contents Value: $500,  Contents Loss: $500
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Storage area, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Possibly impaired by alcohol or drugs)
Location: I-94 Highway, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 274
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: 04/29/2006 15:20,  Arrival Time: 04/29/2006 15:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/29/2006 15:25
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Location: I-94 Highway, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 275
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: 04/29/2006 20:09,  Arrival Time: 04/29/2006 20:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/29/2006 20:26
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 278
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/02/2006 19:42,  Arrival Time: 05/02/2006 19:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/02/2006 20:08
Action taken: Standby.
Location: O Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 300
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/28/2006 13:34,  Arrival Time: 05/28/2006 13:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/28/2006 15:24
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Burgess Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 304
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 06/01/2006 11:31,  Arrival Time: 06/01/2006 11:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/01/2006 14:20
Action taken: Standby.
Location: I-94 Highway, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 314
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/13/2006 14:22,  Arrival Time: 06/13/2006 14:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/13/2006 14:33
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Location: Maplewood Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 316
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: 06/13/2006 22:06,  Arrival Time: 06/13/2006 22:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/13/2006 22:27
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
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: GMC (General Motors)
Location: New Street, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 326
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/27/2006 17:08,  Arrival Time: 06/27/2006 17:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/27/2006 17:14
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Burgess Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 17
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/20/2006 07:29,  Arrival Time: 07/20/2006 07:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/20/2006 09:14
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Washington Street, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 21
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 07/26/2006 22:33,  Arrival Time: 07/26/2006 22:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/26/2006 23:01
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Maple Street, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 23
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 07/28/2006 23:24,  Arrival Time: 07/28/2006 23:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/28/2006 23:40
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Grant Street, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 26
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 08/02/2006 20:08,  Arrival Time: 08/02/2006 20:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/02/2006 20:36
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Fairlane Drive, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 33
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/07/2006 14:24,  Arrival Time: 08/07/2006 14:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/07/2006 15:08
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 42
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 08/13/2006 14:48,  Arrival Time: 08/13/2006 14:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/13/2006 15:03
Contents Value: $50,  Contents Loss: $50
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Location: I-94 Westbound, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 76
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: 09/21/2006 11:09,  Arrival Time: 09/21/2006 11:16,  Controlled Time: 09/21/2006 11:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/21/2006 11:45
Civilian Injuries: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
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: Dodge
Civilian Casualty:  Age: 62,  Gender: Male,  Severity: Minor
Location: New, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 92
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/07/2006 22:14,  Arrival Time: 10/07/2006 22:16,  Controlled Time: 10/07/2006 22:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/07/2006 22:41
Actions taken:
  • Standby.
  • Control crowd. Includes restricting pedestrian access to an area. Excludes control of vehicles.
Location: Michigan and Thomas, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 94
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 10/09/2006 16:24,  Arrival Time: 10/09/2006 16:25,  Controlled Time: 10/09/2006 16:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/09/2006 16:32
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: I-94 Eastbound, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 106
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: 10/24/2006 17:33,  Arrival Time: 10/24/2006 17:44,  Controlled Time: 10/24/2006 17:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/24/2006 18:01
Actions taken:
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
  • 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: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Trailer - semi, designed for freight,  Make: Freightliner
Location: 44th, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 110
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 10/31/2006 23:09,  Arrival Time: 10/31/2006 23:14,  Controlled Time: 10/31/2006 23:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/01/2006 00:14
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: HJ ave, Galesburg, MI 49053
Fire Department: Galesburg-Charleston FD, 200 E Michigan, Galesburg, MI 490539624,  Phone: (616) 665-9489,  Fax: (616) 665-4541,  ID: 03908,  Incident #: 117
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/05/2006 23:05,  Arrival Time: 11/05/2006 23:09,  Controlled Time: 11/05/2006 23:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/06/2006 00:40
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
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