Ventura fire crews respond to structure fire

On Dec.11, at 2pm, Ventura fire crews responded to a reported structure fire in east Ventura in the 9900 block of Basswood Ct. . The first arriving unit discovered a single-family residential structure with smoke emitting from the attic. Fire crews initiated a rapid interior fire attack coordinated with firefighters performing vertical ventilation on the roof. Simultaneously, firefighters performed a search for occupants inside the structure. Additional fire crews were assigned to protect adjacent structures being exposed to the fire and protect interior furnishings with salvage operations. One civilian was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital.

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