Ladder 3 opening up the structure 1905 Georgetown Ave!
About this creation
Shortly before 1000hrs on New Years Day, a box alarm was transmitted for a report of a structure fire at 1905 Georgetown Avenue. The box assignment consisted of Engines 10, 11, 18, 13, Ladder 3, Tower 6, Squad 16, Rescue 2, Battalions 3 and 2, and the SOC Chief.
Battalion 3 was first to arrive and reported a vacant one story brick structure, approximately 100x150, with heavy smoke showing on side A and from the roof, and established command. Engine 10 arrived and took their own hydrant which was across the street. Crews from Ladder 3 went to work opening up garage doors, and taking bars of the windows, so that a defensive attack could be mounted. Engine 10 placed into service their deck gun and a 2 1/2 inch line, Engine 11 was the send Engine to arrive an laid in, and had Engine 18 secure their water supply. Crews from Engine 11 placed in service their truck mounted deck gun as well as. Ladder 3 was repositioned so Tower 6 could be placed in service, and a second alarm was requested by Battalion 3. The second alarm brought Engine 17 and 5, Ladder 4, Squad 4, Battalion 1, and the Tour Commander to the scene. The Tour Commander marked on scene an assumed command, and assigned Battalion 3 to operations officer, and Battalion 1 to staging.
Ladder 4's aerial master stream was utilized on the A/D corner of the building. Rescue 2 was assigned to check exposure D, which was a mixed commercial/residential two story structure. No extension was found, the fire was placed under control at noon, and command started to release companies back into service. Firefighters cleared the scene around 1300hrs, no firefighter or civilian injures were reported. The fire is under investigation by the New Brickton Fire Marshal.
Member from Ladder 3 uses the K-12 to saw bars from the front door, side A
Ladder 4, Tower 6, and multiple master steams operating!
Fire is under control, as you can see, this is not the first fire to strike its block!