Cambridge, Ontario firefighters were dispatched to 275 Blair Road for a possible structure fire April 19 2016 at 21:27. P5 arrived on scene reporting flames visible from the roof. Firefighters worked for an hour to knock the fire down. Damage will exceed $250,000. Box 690 was on scene two hours providing rehab; our fourth call in two days in Cambridge.
Cambridge, Ontario fire dispatch received a 911 call at 2:40 February 29, 2016 reporting a house fire beside 135 Queen Street East. Four of the five Cambridge stations were dispatched to the fire. Nineteen firefighters staffing two quints, two pumpers, heavy rescue, and the platoon chief responded to the call. A1 arrived on scene first and reported they had a fully-involved house fire. Three 1.75″ lines were pulled by firefighters to attack the fire. Crews worked for two hours to totally extinguish the blaze. Damage will exceed $200,000. All occupants of the house got out safely after neighbors alerted them that their house was on fire. Box 690 provided rehab.
Cambridge Ontario firefighters responded to a house fire on Sekura Crescent December 15 2015 just after 16:00. P1 was first on scene reporting a fully involved, 1.5-story abandoned house. The 360 revealed the basement was flooded and had heavy fire on the second floor. All firefighting was to be defensive.
Firefighters knocked the bulk of the fire down in an hour. P5 laid in 1,000 feet of 4” high vol from Sekura. The long lay in and low pressure hydrant required a second hydrant to augment the water supply. Firefighters pulled 500 feet of 4” hose through a bush from Kovac Road. Firefighters stood by for hours tending to hot spots and waiting for a high hoe to arrive to tear the building down.
Box 690 on scene 4.5 hours providing rehab and dinner for firefighters.
20 November 2015, Cambridge, Ontario firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at The Hopper bar, 868 King St East, four blocks from Station 3 at 19:45. Dispatch was receiving multiple calls for the fire. A3 arrived on scene reporting smoke showing from the B-side of the building. This is a large, century-old, two and a half story building with a bar on the main floor and apartments above. The fire was in the wall between the first floor and attic. The fire was declared out at 22:30 after a lot of strenuous interior work by firefighters. Box 690 provided rehab for 2.5 hours, our third fire of the day.