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Shasta Street fire causes damage

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A fire caused damage to a home on Shasta Street on Wednesday, May 13.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 — A structure fire on Shasta Street caused extensive damage to a single-family residence.

At about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, the Susanville Fire Department, along with the Susan River Fire Protection District and Cal Fire, responded to the residence, according to a press release from the Susanville Fire Department.

First responders to the scene found smoke and flames coming from the windows of the single story residence. 

According to the release, firefighters performed an aggressive interior fire attack and aggressive protection to a nearby residence.

The blaze caused fire, heat and smoke damage to the main floor and attic of the residence. The basement was undamaged. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

According to Susanville Fire Department Chief James Moore, there was one smoke inhalation injury.

Five fire engines, one ladder truck and three chief officers responded to the incident. The Susanville Police Department, the Lassen County Office of Emergency Services and the Red Cross assisted with the incident.

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