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PRESS RELEASE

Residential Structure Fire -
A Street; Moscow, Idaho



November 23, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) —  On November 22, 2018 the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department and Moscow Police Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 300 block east A Street in Moscow, Idaho. The home suffered significant damage to the attic and upper level.  The residents evacuated with no injuries, and are staying with family.

The City of Moscow and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department responded at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday the 22, clearing the scene at 9:30 p.m. It is suspected that the fire originated in the chimney of the two story home and spread into the attic of the house.

The fire flared again in the early morning hours requiring additional response.  Crews arrived on scene at 4:30 a.m. and remain on scene at this time, expecting to clear within the hour.  The flare up began on the second floor of the home and is suspected to have been the result of the home being older with many hidden spaces within the structure.

Response to the incident included two fire engines, an ambulance, several command officers and many dedicated volunteers representing the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department.

 
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Story Contact: Brian Nickerson, Fire Chief
Phone: 208-883-7809
Email: bnickerson@ci.moscow.id.us



City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
Email - griedner@ci.moscow.id.us
Website - www.ci.moscow.id.us

A Street Residential Fire
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