On 12/12/14 at 12:40 AM the Danville Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Carlson Avenue off West Main Street. The first arriving engine reported smoke coming from 38 Carlson Avenue. Crews entered the one-story house and found fire in one room and heavy smoke throughout the residence. The fire was quickly extinguished. DFD units searched the house and found no one to be home. Damage to the home was moderate.
The DFD responded with three engines, one ladder truck, and three support vehicles. A total of 16 personnel were on scene for one hour and forty-five minutes. There were no injuries.
The Fire Marshal's Office determined the cause of the fire was incendiary. The investigation is ongoing.
Brian K. Alderson