On 1/5/17 at 2146 hours, Hartford, CT north-end companies were dispatched to the area of Deerfield Ave & Greenfield St. for a structure fire. First due Engine 14 arrived to find heavy smoke showing from a vacant building at 59 Deerfield Ave. Companies made a good push in knocking down fire on floor’s #1&2 but were unable to get into the attic due to holes in the floors. Command decided then to go defensive. Two extra engines and an addition ladder were special called. More pictures at www.squadfirephotos.com
East Hartford, Ct had this 3rd alarm at 118 Main St on 10/26/13 just before 1400 hours. One occupant was removed from the attic apartment just before it lit up. Mutual aid from Glastonbury and Manchester assisted at the scene with Hartford covering station
Hartford, CT responded to 19 Colebrook St on 10/20/13 @1458 hours for a report of a structure fire. Ladder 4 arrived and reported heavy fire showing from floor #1. Soon after arrival, companies were advised of an occupant trapped. With heavy fire on floor #1 extending upward, companies were attempting searches when Ladder 3 noticed the male in the window of the attic (floor #3) and were able to rescue him using the bucket of their tower ladder. With fire conditions in the house getting worse, a 2nd alarm was transmitted. The occupant and two firefighters were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. During this fire, there was another structure fire reported in Hartford, so mutual aid was requested to cover the city.
In the early morning hours of May 8th, the CFD was stilled out on a report of a building on fire at 1711 N. Kimball, in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. On arrival, fire was showing in a 2-story frame which communicated to a 3 1/2 story frame. Multiple hand lines were used, plus Tower Ladder 14, which controlled the fire in the attic of the exposure.