June 25, 2013 > Structure Fire in Milpitas
Structure Fire in Milpitas
Submitted By Battalion Chief Robert Mihovich, MFD
Milpitas Fire Department Units responded on June 8 to the report of a residential structure fire located at 2347 Mattos Drive in Milpitas. Upon arrival Firefighters observed the structure fully involved with heavy smoke and flames from the second story. Four occupants were home at the time of the fire but all got out safely without injury. Outside agencies assisting the Milpitas Fire Department included the San Jose Fire Department, Pacific Gas and Electric and the Santa Clara Fire Associates.
Personnel and resources utilized to control this two-alarm fire included 12 Firefighters, 3 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Urban Search and Rescue Unit, 1 Battalion Chief and 1 Fire Investigator. No injuries were sustained by Firefighters on scene.
The incident was brought under control within 90 minutes. The cause of the fire and fire loss has not yet been determined at the time of this press release. The time of the alarm was 4:59 a.m. on June 8, 2013.