South Metro Vegetation Fire
On June 12th, 2021 at approximately 13:40 South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire behind 15015 Pepper Pike Place. Radio traffic indicated that the fire may have started from a blown transformer and that neighbors were attempting to douse the fire with water buckets. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a small fire in the open space behind the housing area. After ensuring the overhead power lines were not a hazard, crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. Firefighters remained on scene about thirty minutes checking for hot spots. No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened.
Units on Scene: Battalion Chief 4, Safety 18, Brush Engine 41, Brush 46 & Tender 46