12/10/2017 Fire Department Press Release

Mountain View Fire Department  
1000 Villa Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
Ph. (650) 903-6365          Fax (650) 903-6122

Subject :

Dryer Fire at 16 Forest Glen Street
Contact : Laura Gentry
Fire Department PIO

On Sunday, December 10th at 7:52 AM Mountain View Communications received a 911 call reporting a fire behind a dryer at 16 Forest Glen Street in Mountain View.

Units arrived on scene at 7:57 AM to find a fire in the laundry area of a two story town home.  The fire was spreading into the walls, firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. Upon checking for extension of the fire, it was discovered that the fire had spread to the interior of the walls of the residence. The fire in the walls was extinguished but there is significant damage to the home. There was no damage to adjoining town homes.

Mountain View Fire Department is working with the residents of the damaged unit to find alternate housing as they will be temporarily displaced while the home is repaired. There were no injuries during this incident and the exact cause of the fire is currently under investigation.