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Residential Fire

Posted: 01/09/2019

Category: County Sheriff Press Release

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Case Number: 19000275

Date Reported: 1/8/2019

Incident: Residential Fire

Location: 12731 County Road 27, Farwell

Complainant/Victim: Jonathan and Tonya Gackle

Case Details:

On January 8, 2019 the Douglas Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting a chimney fire. The family exited the residence and waited for responding units. Upon arrival deputies found flames coming from the roof of the residence near the chimney area. The Brandon Fire Department along with fire departments from Garfield, Alexandria and Kensington responded to the scene. The fire spread from the roof to the second floor of the residence. There was extensive fire and water damage to the residence.

One fireman was transported by personal vehicle to Alomere Health for smoke inhalation. North Ambulance assisted at the scene.

Officer: Sgt. Scot Umlauf, #243


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