10-23-18 Smell of Smoke

Page Fire Department responds to the report of smoke.

On Monday, October 23rd, 2018 at 1809 hours Page Fire Department units, Engine 10 and Medic 10 were dispatched to 650 Vista Ave for the report of smoke in the hallway.

On arrival, the crew found light smoke in a multi-unit building. Residents were evacuated, and investigation began. The source of the smoke was determined to be an overheated washing machine belt. Crew then ventilated the building using fans to clear out any remaining smoke. Once the building was deemed safe residents were able to return to their homes and the building was turned over to the maintenance manager.

Page Fire Department units returned to service at 1845 hours.