Sunday, January 2, 2011

New Years Day Fire

Companies were dispatched to 700 Marlow Road @ 06:04 hours for a report of a dwelling fire. First due company, Ladder Co.1344, arrived and reported a single family dwelling with smoke showing from the 2nd floor of the dwelling. While enroute, Battalion Chief Harris requested the working fire box.

Front of the Dwelling

Lt. Collins and FF Micua entered the dwelling and ensured all residents were safely out of the dwelling. Squrt Co. 1331 secured there own water supply and stretched a hand line to the 2nd floor.

Ladder Co. 1344 and Squrt Co. 1331's crews located the fire in an attic space above the garage. The fire had also extended into the living space of the dwelling. Companies quickly extinguished the fire. Squad Co. 13 supported the first engine company with a second line. Ladder Co. 1324's crew assisted with interior and exterior tasks to vent and contain the fire.

The fire was under control quickly with no firefighter injuries.

2nd Floor Bedroom Adjacent to the Garage Attic

Firefighters Enter Garage Attic Through Second Floor Bedroom

Attic Above Garage