At 2:26 p.m. Thursday afternoon Douglas County Fire District No.2 was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 632 Schudeiske Road. Dispatch received multiple calls reporting that flames and heavy black smoke were being seen from the area and from travelers on the freeway.
The first DCFD2 fire crew arrived at 2:42 p.m. from the Winchester Fire Station to find a two car garage that was fully involved. The fire had already vented itself through the garage roof and was penetrating the eves on the second story of the home. The home owner advised the crews that all occupants and their pets were out of the structure.