October 16, 2013
NEW — 12:10 p.m. Oct. 15, 2013
A large structure fire broke out in the 5700 block of Cedar Grove Road Southeast Oct. 15.
Eastside Fire & Rescue Public Information Officer Josie Williams said the homeowner was in the 1,200-square-foot residence and unwittingly started the fire. EFR got the call at 6:44 p.m.
“He was trying to start a fire in the fireplace and ended up with a problem,” Williams said. “Obviously, it got away from him.”
She confirmed the blaze did not spread to other properties and caused no injuries.