Large fire tears through Victorian-style home near Fremont Park

The Sacramento Fire Department is investigating a fire at a Victorian-style residential home on 15th and Q streets, near Fremont Park.Dozens of firefighters responded to the fire in the 1500 block of Q Street Thursday night.”Crews arrived and found heavy fire from the Attic,” said Capt. Keith Wade, a spokesperson for the Sacramento Fire Department.No injuries were reported Thursday night.Video shows bright flames and firefighters arriving in the video below. Wade said due to the age of the structure and the closeness of the buildings to each other, fire crews had to use careful strategy in their response specific to the older construction.Firefighters found fire on the third floor, he said, but the attic was fully involved. Fire crews had to start at the bottom though, he said, and work their way up to ensure each floor was clear before moving up.The fire department said the homes to the left and right of the building were saved from significant damage. “They took some cosmetic damage but there was exposure, flames impinging on both structures, firefighters did an excellent job of getting in there, making sure we got lines between the buildings and keeping that fire from extending,” Wade said. “We could have had way more loss out here than we did.”The cause is unknown at this time. Wade said it did not appear anyone was currently living in the house at the time of the fire.”We have an investigator on scene to try to determine exactly what happened,” Wade said.Q Street was closed between 15th and 16th streets, and 16th Street is closed at R Street, the fire department said.

The Sacramento Fire Department is investigating a fire at a Victorian-style residential home on 15th and Q streets, near Fremont Park.

Dozens of firefighters responded to the fire in the 1500 block of Q Street Thursday night.

“Crews arrived and found heavy fire from the attic,” said Capt. Keith Wade, a spokesperson for the Sacramento Fire Department.

No injuries were reported Thursday night.

Video shows bright flames and firefighters arriving in the video below.

Wade said due to the age of the structure and the closeness of the buildings to each other, fire crews had to use careful strategy in their response specific to the older construction.

Firefighters found fire on the third floor, he said, but the attic was fully involved. Fire crews had to start at the bottom though, he said, and work their way up to ensure each floor was clear before moving up.

The fire department said the homes to the left and right of the building were saved from significant damage.

“They took some cosmetic damage but there was exposure, flames impinging on both structures, firefighters did an excellent job of getting in there, making sure we got lines between the buildings and keeping that fire from extending,” Wade said. “We could have had way more loss out here than we did.”

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Fire has been extinguished. No injuries reported. The homes to the left and right of the fire building were saved from significant damage by firefighters on scene working to contain the blaze. The cause is under investigation.

— Sacramento Fire Department (@SacFirePIO) December 23, 2022

The cause is unknown at this time. Wade said it did not appear anyone was currently living in the house at the time of the fire.

“We have an investigator on scene to try to determine exactly what happened,” Wade said.

Q Street was closed between 15th and 16th streets, and 16th Street is closed at R Street, the fire department said.

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