On Saturday, January 26, at 5:07 p.m., 11 Glendale units (1 Battalion Chief Command Team, 7 engine companies, 2 ladder truck companies and 1 basic life support ambulance) and 1 Burbank truck company responded to a reported house fire in the 1500 block of Puebla Drive in Glendale. Glendale Engine 25 was first to arrive on-scene. They discovered a two story, single family dwelling with fire and heavy smoking showing from the house. One resident was quickly evacuated from the house. Firefighters deployed an aggressive attack on the fire located in the family room of the home. Knockdown of the fire was 27 minutes after units were dispatched to the location. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. Structure damage is estimated at $300,000 and $200,000 in damage to contents. The incident duration was 3 hours and 29 minutes. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Glendale Fire Department encourages residents to ensure smoke detectors are working properly.