[Update: Adjacent Structure Threatened!] Power Lines Down as Result of Structure Fire in Rio Dell
Fire crews were requested to respond to a structure fire in the 300 block of Dixie Street in Rio Dell before 11:45 p.m. today (Thursday). According to the scanner, the blaze has resulted in downed power lines at the scene. There are no reported injuries at this time, and PG & E has been notified of the issue. We’ll update this post when we have more information.
Update 12:04 a.m.: Scanner traffic is indicating that a neighboring structure is in need of protection from the flames.
Update 12:16 a.m.: Photo by Patrick Keller (See comment below).
Update 12:26 a.m.: According to the scanner, there were two initial structures, but, at this time, there are no other structures that are reported to be threatened. The fire has been contained.
Update 2:42 a.m.: Bridget Bettis-Vaile (See comment below) has set up a gofundme page for the victim of the house fire.
From the gofundme page:
A local community member and a member of the Rio Dell Fire Department has lost everything in a house fire tonight. Fred Adams and his two kids, ages 10 (girl) and 6 (boy) have lost everything out of their house. Let’s pull together as a community and try to help him replace all that was lost.