Grand Rapids (MI) firefighters were dispatched to a commercial structure fire on the 400 block of Henry SE. Crews arrived with heavy smoke showing and found fire throughout the second floor. They attempted an interior attack but soon were pulled out and went defensive. Several hand lines and master streams were used to bring the fire under control. Multiple collapses occurred on around the structure.
Assignment E2, 10, and 11, Rescues 1 and 2, Platform 2, and Car 5. 2nd Alarm Engine 3, 4, and 5, Truck 3, Ladder 4, ADV 7, Cars 2, 6, and 20.
Cary FPD (IL) responded to 3rd Ave just before midnight on 3/11/22. Battalion 2 arrived with a fully-involved single-story residence. This was a non-hydrant area so tender operations were used.
on scene: Cary Battalion 2, Cary Chief 202, Cary Chief 204, Cary Ambulance 251, Cary Engine 241, Cary Engine 242, Cary Squad 221, Cary Tender 270 and Cary Tower 281 along with auto aid from Barrington Ambulance 361, Barrington Countryside Chief 382, Barrington Countryside Engine 38, Algonquin – Lake in the Hills Truck 181, Nunda Rural Tender 1371, Fox River Grove Chief 602, Fox River Grove Tender 670 and Wauconda Tender 341 Tyler Tobolt
New Britain, CT had this 2-Alarm fire at 9 Grove Hill on 3/8/22 at 02:20. The police officers came upon this vacant building fire and when the FD arrived they had heavy fire in the building with clutter conditions. Decision was then made to go defensive. Patrick Dooley
Made it to a scrap yard fire at 4430 W 14th Street in Chicago. Engine 103 was first in as they were on a COQ at 38’s house while 38 was at a fire in the 1400 blk of Avers. Engine 113 went in-line pumping to feed 103 and Squad 1 to get a knock on this pile of scrap. Companies on the Still were Engines 103 & 113, Trucks 19 & 26, Squad 1, Battalion 18, & 2-2-4.
HAMDEN, CT – At approximately 7pm on February 14, 2022, the Hamden Fire Department was dispatched to 42 Warner Street for a structure fire with multiple calls. A 2nd alarm was called while companies were on route. First arriving units on the scene found heavy fire through the roof and out several windows of the Warner Village Apartments. In all, a 3 alarms were struck as fire took hold of the whole 22 unit apartment complex in the frigid 18 degree weather. Fifty people were displaced with no injuries reported at this time. Mutual aid came from New Haven, North Haven, Cheshire, and Wallingford.