[UPDATE 5:15 p.m. Suspected Hash Lab Explosion] Multiple Burn Victims at Structure Fire in the 1200 Block of Freshwater Road


A residence is burning on Freshwater Road. [Photo by Jessica Ernst]

Humboldt Fire responded to a structure fire in the 1200 block of Freshwater Road at approximately 4:30 p.m. They report there are multiple burn victims. They are requesting additional units to help fight the two alarm fire.

Freshwater Road is currently closed.

A report from Jessica Ernst on the scene describes “one gentleman half naked in an ambulance.”

UPDATE 5:07 p.m.:  Earlier reports from Dispatch state, “I received possible butane explosion from a hash lab…”

Two are reported to be injured according to scanner traffic. The first patient is an 18-year-old male with burns on his forearm and from his knees up as well as on his face.

The second patient, age unknown, has a laceration to his right arm reportedly due to punching plate glass window.

UPDATE 5:15 p.m.: The Sheriff’s Office has been requested to respond to scene.

Scanner traffic indicates that one lane of Freshwater is open.




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