(Thursday March 20, 2014 A Shift)
Lakewood fire companies were called to reports of a house on fire at the 15000 block of Athens Ave. Thursday afternoon.
Lakewood Truck 1 arrived on scene of a 2 1/2 story wood frame 2 family dwelling with a fully involved second floor porch. The initial fire attack team extinguished the origin of the fire on a second floor porch. Engine 2 advanced a second line to the attic, they found fire that had extended into the attic with high heat conditions. Remaining companies did a primary and secondary search, ventilated and searched for fire extension.
There was one occupant in the house at the time of the fire and made it out safely. There was extensive fire, smoke and water damage to all levels of the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Lakewood Companies on Scene: Truck 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Car 2, Squad 1, Squad 2, Squad 3, Air Supply, Car 1.