MARQUETTE CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE – July 31, 2017

August 8, 2017

MARQUETTE CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
Date July 31, 2017
For More Information:
Marquette City Fire Department / (906) 225-8936

INCIDENT NUMBER: #171123

DATE OF INCIDENT: 07/31/17

LOCATION OF INCIDENT NMU West Science Building

TIME OUT: 0826

DESTINATION: 0829

CLEARED: 1216

INJURIES: None

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: APPARATUS ON SCENE: The Marquette Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire on the third floor of the West Science Building, Northern Michigan University. On arrival, NMU Public Safety confirmed a small fire in a third-floor storage room. The Fire Department supplemented the building standpipe system that had one sprinkler head activated. The fire suppression team made entry to office and quickly extinguished container involved. A third alarm page was called for manpower, and efforts to minimize water damage in the building started. Scene was stabilized and NMU Public Safety and Maintenance Staff could enter the building to continue the work. The cause is under investigation. Assisting on scene: Marquette Township Fire, UPHS Marquette Unit 141, Tri Media Consultants, NMU Public Safety and Maintenance staff.

ESTIMATED DAMAGE: Unknown at time of press release.

FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE:19

AUTHORIZED BY: Captain Dean Mallos

DATE OF PRESS RELEASE: July 31, 2017

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