Southbound Lane of North Fortuna Boulevard Closed for Structure Fire
Scanner traffic indicates fire crews are responding to a structure fire in the 400 block of North Fortuna Boulevard. According to the scanner, there is a female on the floor and there may be three kids in their bedrooms. Additionally, people who are calling about the fire are saying they can see smoke coming from the building. Medical crews are on the way to the scene to treat people for smoke inhalation. At this point, they have located at least one person who may have suffered from smoke inhalation. Southbound traffic is closed at the moment. We’ll update when we get more information.
Update 9:46 p.m.: The victim is refusing medical treatment. The officer who rescued the victim is displaying a slight cough and is also refusing treatment.
Update 9:55 p.m.: The fire has been controlled.
Update 10 p.m.:
Update 10:31 p.m.: One lane is being reopened.
Update 10:44 p.m.: Comment from the Fortuna Police Facebook page:
[Note: Scanner reports are not always as first indicated.]