Firefighters at the Beale Air Force Base in California responded to a structure fire at the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron building. Several cooperating agencies from the surrounding communities of Linda, Wheatland and Marysville responded to the scene and controlled the fire. Beale firefighters and emergency response crews remained on scene overnight to extinguish spot fires and ensure scene safety.
The building had one occupant at the time of the fire who was safely evacuated. One Beale firefighter was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and released.
An investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of the fire.