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Sunday, November 10, 2002

· BALTIMORE, MD: **2nd Alarm on arrival** 500 block S. Broadway (Fells Pt.) Fire thru roof of a building. [DC2]. 12:12a.m.

· BALTIMORE, MD: **3rd Alarm ** 500 block S. Broadway (Fells Pt.). Fire thru roof of a building. [DC2]. 12:16a.m.

· IPSWICH, MA: Working fire on Caroline Ave. Structure fire. Request for EMS to the scene. *159.390* C24 [TAC9-C30]. 1:32a.m.

· 2nd Alarm - BOSTON, MA: Box 3728 for a building on Victoria Heights Rd. *483.1875* [TAC9-C30]. 1:37a.m.

· Update - IPSWICH, MA: Working fire on Caroline Ave. OIC reports fire knocked down. Co.'s checking for extension. S/C Rowley to the scene. 2 1045's transported to Beverly Hospital. C24 [TAC9-C30]. 1:43a.m.

· BALTIMORE, MD: 4th Alarm at 425-429 S. Broadway. Rite Aid Pharmacy - fully involved. [DC/PA1]. 1:58a.m.

· WOBURN, MA: 2nd Alarm on arrival - Box 63 at 13 First St. A house. C-3 reports heavy smoke showing from the basement. Rescue 1 reports a burn victim. *483.6125* C24 [TAC9-C30]. 3:00a.m.

· MANHATTAN, NY: 22-649 *2nd Alarm* at 100 Lexington Ave x E27 St. Fire in a deli on 1st floor of a 3-story brick occupied multiple dwelling 100x25. D3 IC request fill out the remaining Co.’s on the 2nd Alarm. No Special Units. Getting E9/L4 only. Fire is knocked down. [MNS342 IAP]. 3:07a.m.

· Update - WOBURN, MA: 2nd Alarm - Box 63 at 13 First St. C-3 reports fire knocked down. Co.'s checking for extension. 1 1045C2 burn victim transported to Winchester Hospital. *483.6125* C24 [TAC9-C30]. 3:09a.m.

· Update – MANHATTAN, NY: 22-649 *2nd Alarm* at 100 Lexington Ave x E27 St. Fire in a deli on 1st floor of a 3-story brick occupied multiple dwelling 100x25. D3 IC reports fire is PWH. Secondary searches are negative. [MNS342 IAP]. 3:25a.m.

· 2nd Alarm - CHARLESTOWN, NH: on Egypt Road for a building fire. M/A to work & cover. C30 [TAC9-C101]. 5:27a.m.

· YORK Co. (GLEN ROCK BORO), PA: **2nd Alarm** Building @ Junior & Valley Streets. Co#59 - Glen Rock VFC. Mutual Aid Carroll & Baltimore Co.'s, MD to the scene & for cover. NFIATT. [DC/BMD/E*23]. 5:34a.m.

· GLEN ROCK (YORK Co.), PA: 2nd Alarm at Junior St x Valley. Heavy fire showing from an Apartment - possible people trapped. M/A Carroll Co., MD. [DC/PA1]. 6:24a.m.

· HARTFORD, CT: 2nd Alarm on arrival at 45 Barbour Ave. Reported fire on the 1st floor of a occupied multiple dwelling. *154.3100/800* C176/CT32/CT80 [TAC9-C20]. 7:41a.m.

· TORONTO (ONTARIO), CANADA: 3rd Alarm Dunas and Ossington. Fire in 2-story stores with Apartments above. Towers being set up. TFN300 [TORONTO FIRENET-TAC9]. 8:00a.m.

· HALIFAX, MA: MVA at 43 Plymouth Street. (Route-106). Jaws working. ALS & Medflight requested. *453.1875* C714/C519 [TAC9-C20]. 9:13a.m.

· Update – HALIFAX, MA: 43 Plymouth St. (Route-106). 2nd set of Jaws requested. L/Z for Medflight Fieldstone Farms on Rt.106 ETA 10minutes. *453.1875* C714/C519 [TAC9-C20]. 9:20a.m.

· STLFN: TROY (MADISON Co.), IL: Troy FD is on scene of flue fire @ 546 Blackjack Rd. Smoke showing on arrival. Lebanon FD responded M/A with a Tanker. (STL 835). 10:57a.m.

· COLUMBIA (RICHLAND Co.), SC: *Small plane crash* during air show @ Owen Field. Single person WWII era plane crashed short of runway near chimney Hill Rd. Totally involved in swampy area. [CFP402*700-9040]. 12:37p.m.

· MEDFORD, MA: 2nd Alarm: Box-362 at 640 Fellsway. Structural fire. M/A to scene and coverage. DWH. *153.890/483.2875* [TAC9-C20]. 2:06p.m.

· 3rd Alarm – MEDFORD, MA: Box-362 at 640 Fellsway. Structural fire. M/A to scene and coverage. DWH *153.890/483.2875* [TAC9-C20]. 2:09p.m.

· Update – MEDFORD, MA: 3rd Alarm Box-362 at 640 Fellsway. Reported heavy smoke and fire in a commercial structure, a row of stores. M/A to scene and coverage. DWH. *153.890/483.2875* C33/C461 [TAC9-C20]. 2:20p.m.

· Update – MEDFORD, MA: 3rd Alarm Box-362 at 640 Fellsway. I/C reports 3-lines stretched and operating. Bulk of the heavy fire knocked down. Co.'s overhauling – PWH. *153.890* C33/C461 [TAC9-C20]. 2:37p.m.

· CAMDEN (CAMDEN Co.), NJ: **2nd Alarm** on arrival at 701Erie St. Pyne Point School. BATT 2 has fire on roof. Several other arson fires have occurred over last few days around the school. Fire is DWH. [EAN3305]. 4:24p.m.

· PEMBROKE, NH: Working fire at 11 Broadway. 2.5-story wood frame with heavy smoke in the attic/eaves. Co.'s running lines. M/A Allenstown to work. All Companies working. *154.355/154.235* [TAC9-C32]. 4:27p.m.

· CAMDEN (CAMDEN Co.), NJ: **3rd Alarm** 701 Erie St. @ Pyne Point School. Fire on roof area with possible extension to interior. Co.'s in service on roof with hand lines. Bulk of fire on roof area knocked down at this time. Fire is still DWH. [EAN3386 3305]. 4:29p.m.

· 2nd Alarm – JOHNSTON, RI: 12 Old Pocasset Lane. Fire in an occupied building. Fire on the top floor. Rescues are being made from upper floors. *154.175* [TAC9-C319]. 4:44p.m.

· Update - CAMDEN (CAMDEN Co.), NJ: **3rd Alarm** at 701 Erie St. All fire is knocked down. Co.'s checking interior for extension. Fire is under control at Pyne Point School. [EAN3386 3305]. 4:44p.m.

· 3rd Alarm – JOHNSTON, RI: 12 Old Pocasset Lane. Fire in a 3-story wood frame. Fire on the top floor. DWH *154.175* C304/51 [TAC9-C319]. 4:44p.m.

· Update – JOHNSTON, RI: 3rd Alarm at 12 Old Pocasset Lane. Fire in a U-shape 2 & 3-story wood frame. Heavy fire in the rear of building. DWH *154.175 * [TAC9-C319]. 4:57p.m.

· Update – JOHNSTON, RI: 3rd Alarm at 12 Old Pocasset Lane. Fire in a U-shape 2 & 3 story wood frame. All Firefighters are ordered out of the building. Heavy fire in the rear. Fire is DWH. [TAC9-C319]. 5:06p.m.

· Update – JOHNSTON, RI: 3rd Alarm at 12 Old Pocasset Lane. Fire in a U-shape 2 & 3 story wood frame. Heavy fire in the rear and thru the roof. 2 Tower Ladders in use. Numerous hand lines in use. Fire is DWH. *154.175* C304 [TAC9-C319]. 5:19p.m.

· Update – JOHNSTON, RI: 3rd Alarm at 12 Old Pocasset Lane. Fire in a U-shape 2 & 3-story wood frame. Co.'s have the heavy fire knocked down. They have 1 Tower Ladder and 1 Ladder Pipe in use. *154.175* [TAC9-C319]. 5:32p.m.

· MERRIMAC, MA: Route 495 southbound at Broad St. Rollover with entrapment and serious injury. Helicopter requested to scene. L/Z is Rte 495. *158.950* C87/C30 [TAC9-C33]. 5:39p.m.

· NORTH STONINGTON, CT: MVA on Mystic Road. Reported rollover with ejection. Lifestar requested not flying due to weather. CT9006/CT19 [TAC9-C20]. 6:41p.m.

· KITTERY, ME: HazMat at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Unknown type substance. *138.725* C101/C603 [TAC9-C30]. 6:48p.m.

· BROOKLINE, MA: Working fire at 289 South Street. Kitchen fire in a 2-story brick dwelling. Primary search is negative. *483.4625* C20 [TAC9-C461]. 6:48p.m.

· STLFN: EAST ST.LOUIS (ST.CLAIR Co., IL: East St. Louis FD is on scene of a house fire @ 817 N. 52nd St. Co. 424 on scene off with a 1.75" line. Co. 422 assisting. (STL 835). 6:48p.m.

· BRENTWOOD, NH: HazMat at NEI Corp. on Pine Road. Unknown type Hazmat. Several towns in on M/A. Scene of a previous 2nd Alarm fire last night. *154.1900* C101 [TAC9-C20]. 8:25p.m.

· STLFN: EAST ST. LOUIS (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: Update on East St. Louis FD’s fire: correction on address, 815 N. 22nd St. 1-story frame balloon construction with fire in crawl space - extended to 1st floor bedroom & attic. Fire under control in 1 hr. Co.’s back in service. [STL997/835]. 8:25p.m.

· CHELMSFORD, MA: 2nd Alarm at 115 Princeton St. "London Gardens Centers." 125x50 building is well involved. M/A to work. C251 [TAC9-C50]. 9:56p.m.

· Update – CHELMSFORD, MA: 2nd Alarm at 115 Princeton St. "London Gardens Centers." 125x50 building is well involved with heavy fire conditions. Request additional Engine for brand patrol. M/A Ladders from Lowell & Nashua, NH to work. DWH. *33.760/453.8125* C251 [TAC9-C50/C32]. 10:01p.m.

· NEWINGTON, CT: MVA at 24 Fern Road. Jaws in use. CT19 [TAC9-C20]. 10:09p.m.

· E. FALLOWFIELD (CHESTER Co.), PA: 300 Hezobah Hill Rd. 3rd Alarm Equiv. Dwelling fire. 3-story farmhouse with heavy fire on all floors. Tanker operations on going with long hose lays from the street. Brush Units on ember patrol. 10:44p.m.


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Cleveland FD: W/F 1415 West 54. Cos: Eng 23, 24, Lad 23, Squad 2, & BN 4. 2.5 sty house with fire thru the roof. Eng 4 S/C'd. Tactical rEs5cuE - Worker. Lad 4 - RIT. FPO/700/D276 ©

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Cleveland FD: W/F 11720 Longmead Ave. Cos: Eng 38, 39, Lad 39, Squad 2, & BN 3. Tactical Res5cuE - Worker. Lad 23 - RIT. 2 sty house well involved. FPO/700/D217 ©

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Union County: WEATHER ALERT Reports of several tornado touchdowns near Richwood. FPO/212/D217 ©

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Burghill-Vernon VFD (Trumbull): MVA/PIN 5100 block of SR 7. Sta 19, 29 enroute. 1 car rollover. 2 victims pinned upside down. Both level 1 Traumas. Extra JAWS & Helos S/C'd. FPO/258/D217 ©

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Northern Summit County: Possible Tornado Touchdown in Macedonia/Twinsburg area. Numerous structures damaged. Numerous poles/trees down. Gas line ruptured, evacs in progress. No reports if injuries. FPO/D703 ©

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Solon FD (Cuyahoga): Possible Tornado Touchdown in area. Numerous poles/trees down. Structures damaged. Roads closed in area. FPO/D703 ©

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Columbus FD: W/F 730 Persimmons Pl. Cos: Eng 5, 164, 23, Lad 23, Res4cuE, Res592cuE, Med 5, BN 6. Lightning strike hit a hi-pressure gas line causing a fire. Evacs in progress. FPO/D260 ©

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DC Firecom/Baltimore Metro Dispatch Report

Sat, 9 Nov 2002

BALTIMORE, MD (4-22): *Working fire* / 800 blk Nat Ct. / Govans (N Balt) / BC-4 rpts hvy fire showing 2nd & 3rd fls / WFD enrt. [DC/BMD/E*23-2-10]. 05:11hrs.

U/D BALTIMORE, MD (4-22): Working fire / Apt bldg / 800 blk Nat Ct. / BC-4 rpts a 3 sty brk bldg w/fire 3rd fl / Co.'s making good prog. [DC/BMD/E*23-2-10]. 05:14hrs.



Boise Idaho Report

Nov 1st
-0117hrs - Fire in Elevator shaft - 7200 Barrister (West Boise) = This a fire at the County Dispatch Center and Police Station - Received at fire alarm - Have fire in elevator shaft no extension. E6, 8 , T6, BC2 - "All Hands Working".

-0314hrs - W/F - 2061 Travetine Way (Southeast) = Have a R/C fire in SFD. E3, 12, 22, T1, BC3.

Nov 2nd
-1827hrs - MVA/Ext - Hwy 55(Eagle Rd) & Hobble Creek Rd (West Boise) = Have two auto w/ heavy impact and two extrications required. E10, T6, BC2 - S/C for HR471 (Eagle FD).

Nov 3rd
-0209hrs - W/F+ - 1200 S. Leadville St #1 (University Dist) = Have a 2-story multi-unit Apartment complex w/ 1-unit going. E3 1, 5, T1, BC1 - S/C for E7 - "All Hands Working".

-0217hrs - W/F - 730 W. Idaho St (Downtown) = Have a fire set in the bathroom at "Old Chicago Bar & Grill" - Bldg is 100 yr. old - 2 1/2 story taxpayer. (All first due units are on Leadville St fire) E9, 8, 202, T6, BC2 = E8, T6 working.

Nov 4th
-0558hrs - W/F - 1305 S. Denver Ave (University Dist) = Have a SFD w/ fire set to exterior of residence, fire did not extend. E3, 1, 5, T1, BC1 = E3, T1, BC1 working.

Nov 6th
-1733hrs - W/F - 5207 S. Cheyenne Ave (Southwest) = Have an attic fire in 1-story SFD. E21, 6, 7, WT21, T6, BC2 = "All Hands Working". - unusual event - fire dropped from attic into call space when burning PVC pipes fell inside of walls.

Nov 7th
-1037hrs - W/F - 2008 W. Boise Ave #1 (University Dist) = Have a R/C fire in 1-unit of large college apartment complex. E1, 3, 5, T1, BC1 = "All Hands Working".

-2200hrs - W/F - 1310 Ridenbaugh St (Northend) = Have a storage shed fully involved behind residence. E5, 2, 1, T1, BC1 = E5, 2, BC1 working.

Nov 9th
-0612hrs - W/F - 408 E. 46th #15 (Garden City FD) = Have a single wide mobile home 50% involved. E202, 201, 9, T6, BC2 = "All Hands Working".

-0701hrs - W/F - 3900 blk of Overland Rd (South Boise) = Have a fire that started in sign at "Chicago Connection Pizza" and has extended to exterior of bldg (1-story strip mall). E8, 6, 5, T6, BC2 (T6 & BC from E. 46th fire) - E8, T6 working.

Chris Campbell


Structure Fire - Scottsbluff, Nebraska


2128 Hrs.

1403 4th Avenue
Scottsbluff, Ne

Reported possible structure fire at 1403 4th Avenue.

Engine 1, 2, and 4 Truck 1 Unit 13, Scottsbluff 1 (Fire Chief)

Upon arrivale Engine 1 reports nothing showing, and then reports smoke coming from the rear of structure. Engine 1 has 1 line off.

Entry reports heavy smoke conditions upon entry and requests ventilation. Upon arrival Engine 2 laying in line for supply. Engine 1 has second line off for roof vent team and is in the process of laddering the structure.

Engine assumes staging and Commander A assumes Safety.

2258hrs - Access to fire is reached and fire is being addressed. Engine 2 assisting with lighting, and extinguishment. Roof team reassigned to overhaul and salvage operations.

The fire was caused by a wood stove and was held to attic, and kitchen areas of the structure.

2249 Alarm struck out by orders of command all units returning to quarters availible, disposition of call extinguishment.

(It is also noted that the crew of Engine 4 were dispatched to a medical call during the incident, and were reassigned to the seperate incident)

Dave B.




During the months of July, August and September of 2002, the men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department's Dispatch Center coordinated 166,113 responses. This is an average of 1,805 responses per day. These statistics represent a 1% increase in responses compared to the same three-month period of 2001.

During the months of July, August and September 2002, the 21 busiest LAFD *Engine* Companies were:

1. Engine 64 - South Los Angeles
1406 responses
15.3 responses per day

2. Engine 57 - South Central Los Angeles
1395 responses
15.2 responses per day

3. Engine 209 - Central City
1274 responses
13.8 responses per day

4. Engine 66 - Southwest Los Angeles
1267 responses
13.8 responses per day

5. Engine 46 - Coliseum Area
1260 responses
13.7 responses per day

6. Engine 65 - Watts
1210 responses
13.2 responses per day

7. Engine 9 - Central City
1134 responses
12.3 responses per day

8. Engine 81 - Arleta/Panorama City
1100 responses
12.0 responses per day

9. Engine 33 - South Central
1092 responses
11.9 responses per day

10. Engine 11 - Westlake/MacArthur Park
1042 responses
11.3 responses per day

11. Engine 68 - Mid-City
948 responses
10.3 responses per day

12. Engine 61 - Fairfax District
944 responses
10.3 responses per day

13. Engine 13 - Korea Town/Pico Heights
933 responses
10.1 responses per day

14. Engine 27 - Hollywood
920 responses
10.0 responses per day

15. Engine 26 - West Adams
912 responses
9.9 responses per day

16. Engine 59 - West LA
906 responses
9.9 responses per day

17. Engine 94 - Crenshaw District/Baldwin Hills
903 responses
9.8 responses per day

18. Engine 89 - North Hollywood
893 responses
9.7 responses per day

19. Engine 91 - Sylmar
885 responses
9.6 responses per day

20. Engine 41 - Hollywood (West & Hills)
879 responses
9.6 responses per day

21. Engine 34 - Crenshaw
879 responses
9.6 responses per day


The ten LAFD *Engine* Companies with the most emergency hours worked during this period:

1. Engine 64 - South Los Angeles
388 emergency hours
4 hrs, 13 min. per shift

2. Engine 65 - Watts
353 emergency hours
3 hrs, 50 min. per shift

3. Engine 57- South Central
353 emergency hours
3 hrs, 50 min. per shift

4. Engine 66 - Southwest Los Angeles/Hyde Park
309 emergency hours
3 hrs, 22 min. per shift

5. Engine 77 - Sun Valley
308 emergency hours
3 hrs, 21 min. per shift

6. Engine 46 - Coliseum Area
305 emergency hours
3 hrs, 19 min. per shift

7. Engine 81 - Arleta/Panorama City
300 emergency hours 3 hrs, 16 min. per shift

8. Engine 78 - Studio City
298 emergency hours
3 hrs, 15 min. per shift

9. Engine 59 - West Los Angeles
286 emergency hours
3 hrs, 7 min. per shift

10. Engine 41 - Hollywood (West & Hills)
262 emergency hours
2 hrs, 51 min. per shift


Yours in Safety and Service,

Brian Humphrey
Public Service Officer
Los Angeles Fire Department
200 North Main Street, Room OCD - E423
Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA

Fax: (213) 485-2708
LAFD E-Mail: beh9593@lafd.lacity.org
LAFD Website: http://www.lafd.org




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