Firehouse Heroism and Community Service Awards: Unit Citations

Austin, TX, FD Engine 2, C Shift; Quint 1 On Nov. 12, 2012 at 1:30 A.M., Engine 2, C Shift, arrived at the scene of a heavily involved house fire. Conditions were ideal for flashover; heavy dark smoke charged and under pressure with high...


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Engine 92, A Shift, led by Lieutenant Don Dexter, was dispatched on Oct. 2, 2012, as a single apparatus to an automatic alarm. Upon arrival, smoke was showing from the mobile home and one victim was reported. Two crew members entered through a window while the pump operator utilized the hoseline. Engine 293 arrived and assisted with a chainsaw to cut the window and remove the wall. The patient was removed and transferred to the burn unit, where he recovered.