on august 13 2001 the chateauguay fire dept. receive a call for a reported fire in a grocery store, whit 3 appartments on the 2nd floor, shortly after 05:00 am. first arriving units found the front porch of the 2nd floor fully involved whit a bbq propane thank that have just go off (releif valve). fith alarm where sounded rapidly, bringing units from chateauguay, mercier, st-constant, st-isidore, ste-catherine, delson/candiac and kanawake who faugth the blaze for more than 6 hours before bringing it under control. at the height of the fire, 5 engines, 1 ladder tower, 1 ladder and a rescue whit 55 firefighters operates 2 deck guns, both ladder tower and ladder pipes, four 3" lines and numerous 1¾" lines for protection of nearby srtuctures. no one was injured.

[ 08-20-2001: Message edited by: luc ]