As engines and the truck company arrived units were assigned to extinguish the fire, ventilate, and search for any trapped occupants. No occupants were located The fire was knocked down in approximately 10 minutes, with full extinguishment and overhaul taking approximately one hour.
The preliminary fire investigation indicates this is a suspicious fire and that the residence appears to be uninhabited. A full investigation will be done later today.
This will be the only press release until after the investigation concludes.
Arcata Fire Protection provided coverage for Humboldt Bay jurisdiction.