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.
Here are some photos of the Box Alarm for the house fire in Berwyn at 3310 S Home Ave. The fire started at approx. 11:45 hours. Companies arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke and fire showing from the roof. The Box Alarm was initiated about 10 minutes into the incident. One victim was found deceased. Thanks. -Jeff Braun Jr.