Firefighters from the City of London, Ohio, with mutual aid from across four counties, battled a 3-alarm fire in a storage facility (7/10/2019). At least 16 storage units were involved in the fire that erupted just before 5pm, as crews spent several hours working to extinguish the flames. By the time I arrived, most of the action was over, but there were plenty of apparatus opportunities. A partial list of companies on scene is below:
Madison County:City of London Fire Department, Tri County Fire District, Pleasant Valley Fire District, Central Townships Fire District, Jefferson Township, Madison County EMS, and Madison County EMA. Union County: Jerome Township Fire Department and Marysville Fire Division Franklin County: City of Columbus, Norwich Township, Jackson Township, Pleasant Township, and Prairie Township Fire Departments. Clark County: Madison Township Fire Department
Springfield, MA struck 3 alarms for heavy fire showing from the rear of this 4-story brick with multiple people trapped on 4/2/19. Members went to defensive operations about 30 minutes into the fire. Stay safe,
02/05/18 – 4335 94th st. Pleasant Prairie, WI – 4th alarm
Several Illinois departments responded into Kenosha County, WI to assist Pleasant Prairie with a fire in a large home . Newport, Winthrop Harbor, Zion, Beach Park, Waukegan, Antioch, and Gurnee responded to the scene. Several others filled in at their stations. – Jeff Rudolph
Prospect Heights (IL) firefighters were called to 409 Etowah Avenue Thursday night (6/1/17) at 9PM for a house fire. First arriving units had fire showing from the B-Side of the house and made a quick hit from the exterior. The area is without hydrants and the first-due tanker was out of service. As Prospect Heights Engine 39 laid out 1,500′ of 5″ hose to a nearby school, Long Grove Tanker 55 supplied water to Prospect Heights Engine 9 in front of the house. The alarm was upgraded to a Code 4 for the working fire bringing companies from Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, Wheeling, Elk Grove Township, Northbrook, and the Palatine Rural FPD.