(Friday December 20, 2013 C Shift)
Lakewood firefighters companies were dispatched to the 1500 block of Coutant Ave. for a report of a house fire. Upon arrival Engine Co. 3 confirmed a working structure fire. Heavy smoke and flames were showing from the from of the house.
Engine 3 took a line to the front of the house and the first floor. Engine Co.2 and Truck 1 made entry on the second floor and encountered heavy smoke and fire conditions. Companies faced a challenging home layout and holes on the second floor from fire burning through.
Rocky River was called for mutual aid assistance. The home was vacant and there were no injuries. The fire is still under investigation.