151 West Tennyson Road
Fulton, MO 65251
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 28, 2023
Fulton Fire Department responds to residential structure fire at 11 East Oliver Street
(FULTON, MO) –
On Tuesday, November 28th, 2023 at 2:14 p.m. the Fulton Fire Department was called to respond to a reported residential structure fire at 11 East Oliver Street. Central Callaway Fire Protection District was also dispatched for auto-aid response.
The first crew arrived 3 minutes later and found a single-story, single family dwelling with heavy smoke and flames showing from the structure. Occupants were evacuating the structure and reported that everyone was out of the structure. Fire crews were able to rescue multiple pets from the structure.
Fulton Police Department was on scene for crowd and traffic control. Callaway County Ambulance District was on scene for stand-by and firefighter rehab operations. One pet was treated by Callaway County Ambulance personnel.
Fire crews made entry into the structure and reported active fire in the attic. Crews began an aggressive fire attack and completed a search of the structure with no victims located. Fire was brought under control within approximately 15 minutes. Fire damages were estimated at $30,000.
Fulton Fire Department Investigators are currently on scene conducting a fire origin and cause investigation. Early indications show the fire may have originated on the outside of the structure. The structure did not have working smoke detectors.
A total of 2 Engines, 1 Aerial Truck and 13 personnel were on scene.
City of Fulton Animal Control officers were on scene to attend to the pets.
American Red Cross was called to assist occupants with personal needs.
City of Fulton Planning and Protective Services Staff were on scene to inspect the damages to the structure.
The Fulton Fire Department reminds residents that smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms should be placed on every level of your home and outside of places where people sleep. Check your smoke alarms monthly by pressing the test button. Change your smoke alarm batteries at least twice per year when adjusting your clocks for Daylight Saving Time. Replace any smoke alarm over 10 years old.
Location: 11 East Oliver Street, Fulton, Mo.65251