Residential Structure Fire in Pinole, Sunday, March 11th, 2012

On 3/11/12 at 08:50:16 the Pinole Fire Department, Contra Costa County Fire District, Rodeo-Hercules Fire District, and the El Cerrito Fire Department responded to a Residential Structure Fire at 480 Tennent Ave., Pinole. Engine 73 (Pinole) arrived at scene and reported heavy fire showing from the rear of a two story home. The fire involved a large deck and the exterior of the residence. Firefighters were able to quickly cut-off the fire and save the home and all of its contents. 20 firefighters responded to this incident staffing 4 Engines Companies, 2 Truck Companies, and 2 Command vehicles. (An additional Truck Company was staffed by off-duty Pinole firefighters completing shift change) There were no Civilian or Firefighter injuries. The home sustained significant exterior damage on one side and the deck was a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage estimate-$15,000 Dollars