At 1213 hours Engine 7, Engine 11, Engine 64, Ladder 4 and Battalion 1 were dispatched to a reported house fire in 7's still. Engine 11 arrived on scene and gave a size-up of a single-story wood frame structure with heavy smoke and fire showing. Alarm upgraded the incident to a "Working Fire" dispatching Engine 4, Battalion 2 and Rescue Company 10. Engine 7's and 11 stretched lines while Engine 64 conducted a search and Ladder 4 performed ventilation. Units remained on scene for four hours mopping up.
Cause was determined to be arson
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