07/30/15 West Haven, CT – Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a kitchen fire around seven thirty Thursday evening at 18 North Street. First arriving companies found smoke showing from a two-story, wood-frame dwelling. Multiple lines were stretched along with topside ventilation as the fire quickly spread to the second floor. All searches proved negative and the fire was brought under control in about a half hour. One firefighter was treated at the scene for exhaustion.
We took this fire in from the Whitewood Street box. We arrived first-due to find the rear of a dwelling with heavy fire showing. The fire burned out the upper story of this house before being brought under control.
Hartford, CT had this 3rd alarm at 619 Park St. on 7/27/15 just before 2300 hours. Members had a heavy smoke condition and very difficult access to the building. Two members and one civilian were injured. I was working so I didn’t arrive until after 0300.
Here are some images of a working fire in Gary, Indiana on Saturday (7/25) afternoon. The still came in around 1:45 pm and was out in ten minutes. The image of Truck 1 was taken exactly 10 minutes after Engine 4 (marked 5) landed.