LB fire results in no injuries, 2 missing pets

On July 26, at approximately 3pm, units from the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) responded to a garage fire on the 1700 block of Rose Avenue. Long Beach Rescue 10 and Battalion 1 responded to the fire at a detached garage within three minutes.
Upon arrival, Engine 7 quickly pulled multiple hose lines to execute an aggressive interior attack of the fire.
Truck 7 immediately gained access to the roof of the building to prepare for vertical ventilation, making it possible to successfully extinguish the fire.
The occupants of those units were able to evacuate safely before the fire department’s arrival, and no injuries were reported as a result of the fire.
One parrot was saved during the fire, and two small dogs are reported missing. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by LBFD fire investigators.
One family was displaced as a result of the fire. The Red Cross was contacted to assist with temporary shelter.

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