Firefighters battle house fire in Vancouvers Rose Village neighborhood

first_imgVancouver firefighters responded Friday night to a blaze at a small, single-story house in the Rose Village neighborhood.The fire was reported at 8:26 p.m. at 2310 E. 26th St. All of the home’s occupants were outside, but firefighters were trying to gain access inside to rescue a dog, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.Vancouver police also responded to direct traffic around the area; a portion of East 26th Street was closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic, according to emergency radio traffic.The fire was reportedly burning at the back of the house. At one point, firefighters said a power line leading to the house was down and sparking. Clark Public Utilities cut power to the house, according to emergency radio traffic.The Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office was called to the scene.Fire personnel were still working at the scene an hour after the initial call.last_img read more