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Lodi clothes fire

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On May 19, 2023 at 17:02hrs Lodi Police requested the Lodi Fire Department to the area of Mercer Street and Arnot Street for smoke coming from a building.  Assistant Chief  Garzon  arrived and reported he had smoke coming from the building with no visible fire. Engine 615 and Ladder 613 arrived on scene followed by Engine 612 and Engine 614. Chief advised all units responding that there were clothes on fire in a dryer. Engine 615 crew stretched a booster line while Ladder 613, Engine 614 and Engine 612 crew helped with salvage and overhaul and ventilation. It took 5 fans to vent the building due to high ceilings. No injuries were reported. The cause is currently under investigation by the Lodi Fire Prevention Bureau.

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DAMIEN DANISSenior Correspondent

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