White Cottage Road residential structure fire

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON  JANUARY  23, 2010

Contact(s):
Pete Muñoa
Napa Co. Fire Marshal
(707) 299-7645
pete.munoa@fire.ca.gov
CalFire/County Fire



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Ernie Loveless
Chief

Residential Structure Fire


ANGWIN – A residential structure fire occurred today, 1/23/10, at a home on the 500 block of White Cottage Road, Angwin, in unincorporated Napa County.  The sole resident observed smoke coming out of the eves of her home and called 911 at 11:52 AM.  Units and 21 Firefighters from Angwin, Las Posadas and St. Helena Stations from the Napa County Fire Department and CAL FIRE mitigated the incident.  The fire caused moderate damage to the single story structure.  It is believed to have started by an electrical malfunction which occurred in an outlet in the living room ceiling which started the fire in the attic.  Dollar damage is estimated at approximately $80,000 with a property save of over $200,000.  The fire was reported contained at 12:30 PM but units remained at scene performing overhaul and salvage until 3:15 PM.  The structure cannot be occupied due to the damage and the sole resident is being assisted by the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Pacific Union College.  No injuries were reported. 

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