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    Monday, November 11, 2002

    SPRINGFIELD, MA: Working fire at 4 Darwell St. 2.5-story wood frame occupied dwelling. Rear of the building heavily involved. Possible victim trapped on the 2nd floor. *154.175* [TAC9-C09]. 12:36a.m.

    2nd Alarm HARTFORD, CT: 208 Magnolia Street. Reported heavy fire on the upper floors of a 3-story wood frame structure. DWH. *154.3100/800* [TAC9-C20]. 3:14a.m.

    2nd Alarm DOVER, NH: 46 Back River Road. Reported heavy fire on the #2-floor of a 2.5-story wood frame dwelling. *153.9500* C603 [TAC9-C20]. 3:34a.m.

    BALTIMORE, MD: 2nd Alarm - Box T15-3 at 1814 N. Chester St. BC2 reports vacant 2-story brick middle of group fully involved - fire thru roof with extension both ways. [DC15]. 4:22a.m.

    MFN: BALTIMORE, MD: Box T15-3: 2nd Alarm b/o BC2 at 1814 N. Chester. 2-story middle of group with extension sides 2 & 4. 2 injured Firefighters. 3rd Medic requested. Partial collapse of fire building - side 2 at risk. OPS-3. [MFN CHAPLAIN 1]. 4:57a.m.

    UNION BEACH (MONMOUTH Co.), NJ: *Second Alarm* 912-914 Second St. Working structure fire. M/A to the scene. Request for FAST Team per command. [EAN700]. 5:14a.m.

    STLFN: ST.LOUIS, MO: STLFD has responded to the Mark Twain Hotel, 205 N.9th, Rm238. Sprinkler activated. Civilian with 2nd degree burns to mostly their legs & 1 civilian having a seizure. [STL899]. 5:54a.m.

    MADISON, NH: Working fire on Rte.41 "The International Paper Corp." Structure fire with heavy smoke showing. M/A to work and cover. *154.175* C101 [TAC9-C32]. 6:18a.m.

    STLFN: ST.LOUIS, MO: Update - STLFD's incident @ The Mark Twain Hotel, 205 N.9th, Rm238. x Pine/Olive. FIU-821 has responded due to an intentionally set fire. Medic Unit transported patient to hospital. [STL899]. 6:20a.m.

    WASHINGTON, DC: 2nd Alarm - had fire in attics of 1721, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31 11th St. NW. All 2-story row dwellings. Bulk of fire now knocked down. Still opening up pockets of fire. Searches negative. [DC2]. 7:05a.m.

    QUEENS NY **2nd Alarm** Box 4796 at 134-03 Rockaway Blvd @ 134 St. Fire top floor of an occupied multiple dwelling. Size up to follow. (MNS-30*IAP) * 7:26a.m.

    Update QUEENS, NY: **2nd Alarm** Box 4796 at 134-03 Rockaway Blvd @ 134 St. Fire upper floors/roof. No size up. 1 (10-45 Code-2 critical injury). L133 to work. S/C L127 as new FAST Truck. DIV-13 I/C. (MNS-30*IAP) * 7:37a.m.

    Update QUEENS, NY: **2nd Alarm** Box 4796 at 123-03 Rockaway Blvd @ 134 St. 2-brick 50x200 occupied multiple dwelling with fire top floor. 1 (10-45 Code-2 critical injury). All visible fire knocked down. Primary search underway. DWH. DIV-13 I/C. (MNS-30*IAP) * 7:50a.m.

    Update QUEENS, NY: **2nd Alarm** Box 4796 at 134-03 Rockaway Blvd @ 134 St. 2-story brick 50x100 occupied multiple dwelling with fire top floor. 1 (10-45 Code-2 critical injury). Primary search negative 1st floor. Searches under way on the 2nd floor. PWH b/o DIV-13 I/C. (MNS-30*IAP) * 8:06a.m.

    QUEENS, NY: **2nd Alarm** Box 4796 at 134-03 Rockaway Blvd. Fire in a 2-story brick on the corner. Main body of fire is knocked down. 1-1045 Code2. CPR was in progress. Fire remains doubtful. [EAN388]. 8:18a.m.

    MOSSY GROVE, TN: Tornadoes across the US overnight caused lots of damage, media reports 10 killed in AL, 5 in OH, 16 in TN. Mossy Grove TN (40 miles W. of Knoxville) has 7 dead & 45 missing. [HNAN/BillD]. 8:50a.m.

    STLFN: BELLEVILLE (ST.CLAIR Co.), IL: Belleville FD is on scene smoke in an Apartment building at 1013 Royal Heights Rd. They have a gas line on fire on a stove in Apt G. The gas is being shut off at this time. Illinois Power Gas division notified. [STL997]. 10:20a.m.

    EXETER, NH: Gas line break area of 97 Alumni Drive. Request for the Air Supply Unit. M/A to cover. *154.400* [TAC9-C32]. 11:24a.m.

    STLFN: ST.CLAIR Co., IL: Caseyville FD is on scene of a garage fire at #5 Wynell St. Original call was for a yard fire. They have a garage fully involved. Hollywood Heights FD is responding Mutual Aid. [STL997]. 11:58a.m.

    LINCOLN, RI: Working fire at 4 Thomas Drive Structure fire. S/C Rescue 2 to the scene. *154.16* [TAC9-C32]. 12:04p.m.

    Update LINCOLN, RI: Working fire at 4 Thomas Drive. Fire in a 2-story wood frame 25x40. They had heavy fire on floor 2 and thru the roof. All heavy fire knock down PWH. *154.160* [TAC9-C319]. 1:02p.m.

    STLFN: ST. CLAIR Co., IL: Update on Caseyville FDs fully involved garage fire @ #5 Wynell Ct. Fire was in a detached 1 car garage. Heavy fire throughout the garage. French Village FD and State Park FD also responded M/A. Fairview Heights FD moved up to French Village FDs Engine House # 1. Fire is now under control & Co.'s are all in service. *FINAL* (STL 835 @ SCENE/STL 997). 1:37p.m.

    STLFN: BREEZE (CLINTON Co., IL: Breeze FD is on scene of a trailer fire @ 745 N.1st St. Fire is in the kitchen. Smoke showing on arrival. (STL 835). 3:05p.m.

    STLFN: CAHOKIA (ST.CLAIR Co.), IL: Cahokia FD is on scene of a *MVA* with a subject trapped and lives wires on the car @ 3300 Mississippi Ave. Prairie DuPont and Sauget FD responded M/A. Camp Jackson FD is moving up. UE responded to the scene. (STL 835). 3:08p.m.

    STLFN: WEINGARTEN (ST.GENEVIEVE Co.), MO: Zale FD on scene of a *MVA* with entrapment on Hwy 32 @ the Weingarten KC Hall. Extrication is needed. Bloomsdale FD responded M/A. (STL 835). 3:16p.m.

    STLFN: WEINGARTEN (ST. GENEVIEVE Co.), MO: Update on Zale FDs *MVA* with entrapment on Hwy 32 @ The Weingarten KC hall: ARCH Helicopter has been dispatched to the scene. (STL 835). 3:29p.m.

    KENNEBUNKPORT, ME: MVA near 257 Beach Ave. Car over the sea wall with 2 elderly persons trapped. *153.800* C603 [TAC9-C101]. 3:31p.m.

    STLFN: CAHOKIA (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: Update on Cahokia FDs *MVA* with entrapment and wires on the car: The patient has been extricated and is in care of Simmons Ambo. A tow truck was requested for the car. *FINAL* (STL 835). 3:53p.m.

    STLFN: MADISON Co., IL: Mitchell FD is on scene of a trailer fire @ The Serenity Circle Mobile Home Park, Lot 3 @ 5261 Chain Of Rocks Rd. Long Lake FD responded M/A. (STL 835). 3:56p.m.

    HAVERHILL, MA: Working fire at 42 Franklin St. Structure fire. Heavy fire floor #2. *154.3625* C31/C101 [TAC9-C32]. 6:12p.m.

    Update HAVERHILL, MA: Working fire at 42 Franklin St. 3-story wood frame. Fire on floor #2, knocked down. Holding all Co.'s. PWH *154.3625* C31/C33/C50/C101 [TAC9-C32]. 6:20p.m.

    TORONTO (ONTARIO), CANADA: 2nd Alarm @ 7 King Street East. Hi-rise building. Fire top floor. Heavy smoke spreading thru vent system. TFN300 [TORONTO FIRENET-TAC9]. 6:36p.m.

    CHARLESTON Co., SC: **Earthquake** There has been an earthquake in Charleston County that occurred @ 1840hrs EST. Tremors felt as far away as Myrtle Beach & Columbia. Negative on major damage. Epicenter 30 miles offshore. Initial quake lasted up to 1 minute. Reports of dishes and furniture damage. Most of the low country has been affected. Possibility of aftershocks for next 24 to 48hrs. [CFP*803]. 6:50p.m.

    QUEENS, NY: 22-6241 *2nd Alarm* at 150-12 12th Ave x Clintonville St. Heavy fire in a 1-story brick commercial 75x75. D14 IC reports 1 line stretched operating. L129 FAST. Extra Engine/Truck/Tower Ladder S/C prior to the 2nd Alarm. [MNS342 IAP]. 6:51p.m.

    Update QUEENS, NY: 22-6241 *2nd Alarm* at 150-12 12th Ave x Clintonville St. Heavy fire in a 1-story brick commercial 75x75. D14 IC reports setting up exterior operations. B46 SAFETY, B20 COMM CORD. [MNS342 IAP]. 6:55p.m.

    Final Update QUEENS, NY: 22-6241 *2nd Alarm* at 150-12 12th Ave x Clintonville St. Heavy fire in a 1-story brick commercial 75x75. D14 IC reports all visible fire knocked down by TL's. Fire is PWH. [MNS342 IAP]. 7:08p.m.

    IRVINGTON (ESSEX Co.), NJ: **2nd Alarm** Springfield & Ellis Aves. Fire in basement of a 2.5- story wood frame with extension to upper floor. [EAN633 O/S EAN800/465/503]. 7:56p.m.

    Update - IRVINGTON (ESSEX Co.), NJ: **2nd Alarm** 152 Ellis Ave x Springfield Ave. Heavy fire in basement of a 2.5 wood frame. Primary & Secondary searches are (-). Co.'s have main body of fire knocked down and under control. [EAN633 O/S EAN465-103-800-503]. 8:10p.m.

    WALLINGFORD, CT: MVA on Rt. 91 area of Exit 13. Car down embankment. Jaws in use. CT3729/19 [TAC9-C319]. 8:19p.m.

    CHARLOTTE (MECKLENBURG Co.), NC: *2nd Alarm* Church on South Tryon St. near 2nd Street. Heavy fire in basement. Firefighters with hand line into basement. Windows knocked out. Smoke condition thru out. L1 up for vent. Fire is under control. No injuries. 8Engines, 2Ladders, 1Rescue, 3BCs, C28/PIO & ATF on scene. [CFP328-O/S*702]. 9:24p.m.

    WINDHAM, CT: MVA on Club Road in front of the Snet Building. 3-BLS and Lifestar en-route. C101/CT123 [TAC9-C20]. 10:55p.m.

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA: *2nd Alarm* on Arlington Blvd at "Brown School." Reported fire in the educational complex. 5 Engines, 1 Ladder, 2 Chiefs operating. Albemarle County Apparatus for cover. (VFN124). 10:09p.m.

    EAST HARTFORD, CT: MVA at 217 OConnell Drive @ Applewood Drive. Jaws working. CT21 [TAC9-C20]. 10:59p.m.

    HAVERHILL, MA: MVA on Route 495 North near Exit 51 with entrapment. Jaws going to work. *154.3625* [TAC9-C101]. 11:01p.m.

    Update - EAST HARTFORD, CT: MVA at 217 OConnell Drive. Reported head-on with 1-victim trapped. Jaws working. Additional ALS requested. CT21 [TAC9-C20]. 11:07p.m.

    Update - HAVERHILL, MA: MVA on route 495 North near Exit 51. Units on scene requesting Medflight to the scene. *154.3625* C24 [TAC9-C101]. 11:09p.m.

    Update - HAVERHILL, MA: MVA Rt. 495 NB at Exit 51. The L/Z will be on 495 NB. Medflight now en-route. 10-15 min ETA. Will be going to Boston Med Center. *154.3625* C24 C101 [TAC9-C33]. 11:17p.m.

    Update - CHARLOTTE, NC *2nd Alarm* Historic Saint Peter's Catholic Church @ 501 S. Tryon St. Fire contained to room of origin in basement. Heavy smoke & water damage to rest of basement & moderate smoke damage in sanctuary. [CFP328*702]. 11:21p.m.

    NEWARK (LICKING Co.), OH: Newark FD 3rd Alarm on S. 4th St. near Central Fire Station. All Newark FD Units working. Heavy fire in a house. [FPO/255/249/D703] (C). 11:59p.m.


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    - 0602
    Macedonia FD (Summit): W/F 1129 East Aurora Rd (SR 82). T/L 2219 reports 2 sty comm'l bldg under construction with smoke showing. M/A Northfield Center FD Eng 2714, Twindburg FD Eng 3414, Northfield Village FD Sqd 3512. FPO/D703

    - 0611
    Macedonia FD (Summit): W/F 1129 East Aurora Rd (SR 82). Add Eng 2215, 2213, Chief 2200. Defensive mode. Bldg is now F/I. T/L 2219 setting up. SFMO & MPD Detectives S/C'd. FPO/D703

    - 0643
    Columbus FD: W/F 2560 Value Way. 1 sty warehouse, heavy smoke in bldg 2. Cos: Eng 61, 16, 132, Lad 28, 24, Res16cuE, Med 61, BN 2, 161. 1 victim removed with smoke inhalation. FPO/D260

    - 1248
    McKean, PA FD (Erie): W/F 9109 Brown Rd. Barn fire. Cos: Eng 63, 65, 382, 16, Tank 385, Sqd 64, Eng 442 - FAST TEAM, Med 2, Chief 400. Chief 400 reports bldg is F/I. FPO/800/D801

    - 1546
    Hermitage, PA FD (Mercer): W/F Highland & Lyle. F/I unattached garage. Sta 93 enroute. Esposure problems to house. FPO/D256

    - 1559
    Hermitage, PA FD (Mercer): W/F Highland & Lyle. Fire has spread to the house. Requesting interior ops on house. M/A Sta 86. FPO/258/D256

    - 1847
    Cleveland FD: W/F 12309 Imperial. BN 5 reports a 2.5 sty house with heavy fire on 2nd floor. Cos: Eng 36, 41, Lad 36, squad 1, & BN 5. Eng 26 - Worker. Lad 10 - RIT. FPO/D700

    - 2000
    Cuyahoga Falls FD (Summit): (Delayed) W/F 211 Hayes Ave. House fire. Recall off-duty FFs. Fire now U/C. FPO/D701

    - 2049
    Mifflin Twp Division of Fire (Franklin): W/F 645 Laurel Ridge Dr. Cos: Eng 133, 134, Lad 131, Res121cuE, Chief 130, BN 131. Eng 133 reports basement fire. FPO/260/284/D249

    - 2053
    Mifflin Twp Division of Fire (Franklin): W/F 645 Laurel Ridge Dr. RIC: Med 141, Eng 131. Fire K/D. All clear on searches. Holding all companies. FPO/260/284/D249

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    0947 W/F WALLINGFORD CONN 19 Hallmark Hill Dr - basement fire in a condo

    2039 W/F NORTH HAVEN CONN 11 Leonardo Ln building fire

    2244 2nd ALM ON ARRIVAL VERNON CONN Grove & Laurel Sts occupied 2.5-story frame - heavy fire floor #2 thru the roof - all companies ordered out of the building


    0935 W/F STAMFORD CONN 102 Clinton Ave house fire

    1034 W/F SUFFIELD CONN 114 Silver St house fire

    1522 W/F WINDHAM CONN 114 Beacon Rd house fire

    1633 2nd ALM NEW HAVEN CONN Box 529 370 Dixwell Ave 3-story frame - heavy fire top floor with exposure problems

    1714 W/F NEW LONDON CONN 188 Crystal Ave 2.5-story frame heavy fire showing

    1735 W/F BRIDGEPORT CONN 752 Park St detached garage well involved

    2315 ACW HARTFORD CONN Box 691 50 Willard St multi-story OMD - fire in laundry room


    0936 W/F HARTFORD CONN Box 459 291 White St 3-story frame - cellar fire


    0830 2nd ALM ON ARRIVAL HARTFORD CONN Box 85 45 Barbour St 4-story brick OMD - heavy fire showing floor #3 rear - rescues made

    1837 ACW WETHERSFIELD CONN 4 Tabshey Court 2.5-story frame condo - kitchen fire in (1) unit

    2030 W/F+ BRIDGEPORT CONN on Garden St 1.5-story frame commercial building well involved


    0413 2nd ALM HARTFORD CONN Box 759 208 Magnolia St 3-story brick OMD - heavy fire showing top floor with occupants in the windows on arrival

    1816 W/F MERIDEN CONN Box 63 508 Johnson Ave single family house - cellar fire


    LODD: Robert Poore, FF with Briceville VFD in Briceville,TN has died as a result of the tornado outbreak on Sunday, November 10. FF Poore was assisting with rescue efforts of a collapsed structure when he suffered a heart attack. CPR was initiated by fellow FF's on the scene, however, he was unable to be revived.

    Our prayers and condolences go out to FF Poore's family and to FF Poore's fellow firefighters.

    Matt Harmon EMT-IV/FF



    London Fire Brigade Daily Report

    09 Nov 02

    0821 A30 Islington Persons reported fire at 94 Saint Pauls Rd, 3-sty private dwelling 5m x 15m, 2nd flr fire using 1 hosereel, 1 civilian rescued.

    0613 E36 Deptford 6 PUMP FIRE, HP REQUIRED on Blackhorse Rd, 1-sty tire warehouse 45m x 15m with heavy fire showing, using 3 jets, HP Hydraulic Platform monitor, approx 500 civilians evacuated from two adjacent apartment blocks.

    Runs for the day: 677

    10 Nov 02

    1247 G33 Kensington 4 pump fire at the Dorbar Restaurant, 24 Hereford Rd, 4-sty restaurant & dwellings, heavy fire in basement extended to 1st & 2nd flrs and ductwork, using 3 hosereels, 2 TIC Thermal Imaging Camera, TL Turntable Ladder.

    2148 G26 Acton 6 PUMP FIRE at Gunnersbury Park on Popes Lane, a row of 1-sty building 30m x 50m with heavy fire showing, using 4 jets, 2 hosereels, TIC Thermal Imaging Camera, water relay operations.

    Runs for the day: 858

    11 Nov 02

    0807 F38 Romford Persons reported fire at Flat 11, 64 Harold Court, 2nd flr apartment fire using 1 hosereel, 3 civilians rescued.

    Runs for the day: 729
    Runs for the year: 253934



    Scottsbluff, Nebraska

    Sunday, November 10, 2002

    2128 Hrs Reported Smoke in the attic at 1403 4th Avenue

    Engine 1, 2, and 4, Truck 1, Scottsbluff 1

    Upon arrival Engine 1 found light smoke in the area, went to the rear of the Structure and found heavy smoke coming out of the rear roof area.

    Entry found smoke and fire coming from the ceiling around a wood burning stove and ceiling fan. The were able to reach the fire through a hole cut in the roof of the house. Damage was limited to the kitchen area and the roof of the house.

    Dave Butcher


    Tornado Outbreak

    Anderson Co., TN Firefighter Dies after Helping Clear Debris


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    Brooklyn, N.Y. 11/11/02 @ 06:30 hrs.
    Bedford / Stuyvesant Section

    Box 946
    address: 1399 Fulton St.
    between: Brooklyn Ave. & Marcy Ave.

    946 @ 06:21
    Engs. 235, 214, 234, 217*
    Lads. 111, 123
    Batt. 57
    Rescue Co. #2*
    Squad Co. #252*
    *4 Engs. / 2 Tks. / Res. & Sqd. due to many phone calls reporting a store fire.

    10 - 75 - 946 @ 06:25
    Ladder 132 is designated as the "FAST" Truck
    Batt. 38
    Division 15

    All - Hands:
    7 - 5 - 946 @ 06:31
    Batt. 57 reports, Will be using all hands for a fire in a store on the 1st. floor of a 4 story Brick. It's a multiple dwelling above. 2 Hand-lines stretched, 1 - line in operation. Searches are in progress. Fire's Doubtful

    Fire Building:
    4 story Brick 25 x 60
    Surrounding Properties:
    Exp. #1: Is a Street
    Exp. #2: Is a Similar Type attach
    Exp. #3: Is Unknown
    Exp. #4: Is a Similar Type attach

    @ 06:35
    Batt. 57: Primary search on floors 2 thru 4 are negative.

    @ 06:45
    Division 15: Will go with a Probably Will Hold at this time. Primary search thru out the fire bldg. is complete & negative. Secondary search of the 2nd. thru 4th. floors are complete & are negative. Secondary search of the 1st. floor & basement still in progress. Special Call an additional Truck to the scene "K" TowerLadder 119 is s/c

    @ 06:51
    Division 15: Fire is UnderControl.
    Secondary searches thru out the bldg. is complete & is negative.




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