Asheville fire department Responded to Asheville fire – The Asheville fire department are currently on the scene of a large fire reported near downtown Asheville this evening Tuesday, June 28, 2022. The building that caught fire was located in the 60-block of Montford avenue. Due to the extreme conditions, the department indicated in a tweet that the fire has transitioned to a defensive fire. The Asheville fire department subsequently tweeted that the fire is under control. And that the cre is yet to complete searches due to the building’s condition. According to report, no firefighters sustained injury. According to officials, Damage assessments are currently ongoing.
The fire is under control. Searches have not been completed due to the building’s condition. No injuries to firefighters. The fire is under investigation. #avlnews https://t.co/ZYqwOKF0d2 pic.twitter.com/hVjjIKw0tG
— ASHEVILLE FIRE DEPT (@AshevilleFD) June 28, 2022
Investigators from both the police and the fire department are investigating to determine how the fire started. Authorities will work to determine the cause of the fire. There no additional further details at the time of the publication. Asheville is a town located in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s renowned for a vibrant arts scene and historic architecture, including the dome-topped Basilica of Saint Lawrence.
** Three hospitalized after reactions to chemical at Ashville pool **
Three people have been hospitalized after a reaction to chemicals at Asheville pool. According to the Asheville Fire Department, firefighters were called out to Resort Drive at approximately 1:40 p.m. on Saturday in response to a probable incident involving hazardous materials. The caller reported to the emergency crews that the victims are having trouble breathing and that they were having difficulty speaking in between breaths. The fire department said that there were 8 patients at the hospital. Three patients, two minors and an adult, were taken to the hospital for additional testing and examination. According to officials from the fire department, firefighters assisted with health care and decontamination efforts. They installed ventilation in the pool area before handing it over to the Health and Human Services department.