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Grease fire damages Clear Lake building

This news story was published on October 30, 2018.
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Clear Lake fire department

CLEAR LAKE – A grease fire damaged a Clear Lake building Monday night.

The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to 2700 North Shore Drive The Harborage Pilot House for a reported grease fire on a stove top, Monday Oct 29, 2018 at approximately 2044 hrs. The Clear Lake Fire Department responded with 3 Engine Companies, 18 Firefighters and 1 Ambulance with 2 Crew. Ventura Fire Department was automatically dispatched for mutual aid and responded with 1 Engine Company and 5 Firefighters.

Once on scene it was determined a fire had started in a pot of grease on the stove top, but was extinguished before we arrived, by the sprinkler system that was activated by the heat in the condo.

There was moderate water, smoke and heat damage to the condo, along with water damage to common areas on the 3rd floor and floors below the effected condo. Everyone was able to evacuate, and no one was injured.

The condo was insured and being sub-leased out. Estimate of damage was around $5000.00. Clear Lake Fire Department was assisted on scene by the Ventura Fire Department and The Clear Lake Police Department.

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