Scottsdale Rescue 10/02/2018 – E McDowell Rd & N 77th St: A swift water rescue in Scottsdale, AZ. This was due to flash flooding from the tropical depression that hit the Phoenix area on the 1st and 2nd of October. No injuries to the victim and or the rescue team.
Glastonbury CT had this working fire at 138 Naubuc Ave on 9/24/18 at 03:46. Original call was for an auto fire. Retoned 3 minutes later as a structure fire. The fire caused the power line to drop into the fire and then the gas meter let go and the fire was gas fed which extended into the house. Once utilities were secured the fire was quickly extinguished. More pictures here:
Columbus, Ohio Division of Fire was called to the scene of a natural gas explosion early Friday morning (6/22/18) in the neighborhood just east of downtown. The blast demolished one house and damaged several others, sending two people to the hospital in critical condition.
The destroyed house was supposed to be vacant, and investigators remained on scene attempting to determine the cause of the blast.
Companies on scene: ES1, ES2, PIO, SO2 B1, B3, B4, EMS10, EMS11 E1, E2, E8, E9, E18 L1, L2, L8, L28, L27 M1, M2, M7, M8, M15, M815, M18, M24, M30 R3, R16, RSU3, BOX15-2, CMD1 INV3, 10,12, 13, 14, 16, 37, FK9-4, Support Service 61. Columbus Police, COTA Police, Columbia Gas, AEP
Buffalo Grove (IL) police and firefighters were called to the 1000 block of Deerfield Road on Easter Sunday (4/1/18) for a one-car crash with entrapment. An ambulance from the neighboring Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD was first on the scene while responding to an unrelated EMS assignment. The SUV struck a tree in the center median and sustained significant damage trapping the driver’s left leg. The extrication was completed after roughly an hour. The cold temperatures prompted the use of a portable heater to provide comfort for the patient. Units from Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Long Grove were working at the scene.
more photos are at Shapirophotography.net
Firefighters in West Chicago, IL battled a house fire at 29W221 Oak Knoll Road 3/10/18.
Berkeley Fire Dept fatal accident with an EMS Plan 1, I290 EB at St Charles Rd