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Monday, January 07, 2002
CAMDEN (CAMDEN Co.), NJ: **2ND-ALARM** AOF 8TH AND LINE STS. CO'S HAVE HVY FIRE 1ST AND 2ND FLOOR OF A 2 STY FRAME REPORTS OFF OCC'S TRAPPED. FIRE IS DWH. [EAN]. 3:30a.m.
U/D - CAMDEN (CAMDEN Co.), NJ: **2ND-ALARM** U/D 8TH AND LINE ST. CO'S HAVE HVY FIRE IN (2) 20 X 60 DWELLINGS 1 OCC HAS BEEN RESCUED SO FAR M/A E.M.S. TO SCENE.. FIRE IS DWH. [EAN3305]. 3:37a.m.
STLFN: (00:00hrs) - EAST ST.LOUIS (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: EAST ST.LOUIS FD WAS ON THE SCENE OF AN OCCUPIED 2.5 STY HOUSE FIRE AT 800 N. 25TH ST. 424 & 422 RESP. 424 ON SCENE WITH HEAVY FIRE ON THE 2ND FLR. OCCUPANT JUMPED FROM 2ND FLR. TRANSPORTED TO HOSP. WITH LEG INJ. 424 CAUGHT A HYD. 422 ASSISTED. COS. ON SCENE FOR 2.5 HRS. [STL997]. 4:45a.m.
STLFN: (02:40hrs) - EAST ST. LOUIS (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: EAST ST.LOUIS FD WAS ON THE SCENE OF A HOUSE FIRE AT 2410 KANSAS AVE. 424 & 425 RESP. 424 LED OFF WITH A LINE AND 425 ASSISTED. FIRE WAS IN THE ATTIC OF AN OCCUPIED HOUSE. COS. ON SCENE FOR 1 HR. [STL997]. 4:49a.m.
STLFN: (03:45hrs) - EAST ST.LOUIS (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: EAST ST.LOUIS FD WAS ON THE SCENE OF A VACANT HOUSE FIRE AT 1310 N 13TH ST. 422 & 424 RESP. 422 LED OFF WITH A LINE AND 424 ASSISTED. FIRE IN A 1.5 STY CONTAINED TO 1ST FLOOR. [STL997]. 4:53a.m.
STLFN: (OVERNIGHT) CASEYVILLE (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: CASEYVILLE FD WAS ON SCENE OF A WORKING HOUSE FIRE ON TWIN DR. HOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS FD RESPONDED M/A NUMEROUS MOVE-UPS WERE MADE UTILLITIES WERE ON SCENE AND A SALT TRUCK WAS REQUESTED FOR ICY ROADS. (STL 835). 9:10a.m.
STLFN: ST.LOUIS, MO: STLFD *1st ALARM* @ 4226 PECK. FIRE IN A 1-STORY FRAME BLDG - FULLY INVOLVED. EXPOSURE PROBLEMS ON 2 SIDES. [STL899@WRK]. 12:22p.m.
LOS ANGELES, CA: LA CITY FIRE: MAJ. EMERG: 8635 W. 3RD ST. 4-STY APT STRU UNDR CONST F/I WITH COLLAPSE. [FIREPAGE (R) LA-1R]. 12:22p.m.
FRANKLIN TWP. (CHESTER Co.), PA: 2 HAZLEN LN x ST LAUREL BRIDGE. W/S/F. NO SIZE UP. REQ M/A FULL CO FROM NEW CASTLE COUNTY STA 19 HOCKESSIN. 12:28p.m.
LOS ANGELES, CA: LA CITY FIRE: GREATER ALARM: 8635 W. 3RD ST. 4-STY APT STRU UNDER CONST FULLY INV. EXP BEING PROT. [FIREPAGE (R) LA-1]. 2:33p.m.
LIVINGSTON (ESSEX Co.), NJ: *FATAL FIRE* FROM EARLIER TODAY. 13 MILLBROOK CT. FIRE IN A 2 STY PVT DWELLING. M/A TO COVER. NUTLEY HAZMAT & ESSEX PROS. TO SCENE. 1 ELDERLY FEMALE DOA AT SCENE. [EAN10/503]. 4:48p.m.
PATTERSON (PUTNAM Co.), NY: *GENERAL ALARM* RTE 22 NEAR THE GOLF RANGE. FIRE IN LARGE A COMM BLDG. REQ. ADD MANPOWER FOR A COMM BLDG FIRE M/A BREWSTER,PUTNAM LAKE,LAKE CARMEL&PAWLING [DUTCHESS] TO SCENE. [MNS342]. 5:06p.m.
COLUMBUS, OH: 2nd ALARM IN A 2-STY APT. BUILDING WITH FIRE COMING OUT OF FRONT AND REAR @ 4580 BROOKLYN CT. HAVING FROZEN HYDRANT PROBLEMS. [FPO/D284] (c). 5:14p.m.
HARRISBURG, PA: 2ND ALM - 1607 DERRY ST. BUILDING FIRE. NFI ATT [DC/PA1 PA1]. 5:31p.m.
COLUMBUS, OH: NOW A 3rd ALARM EQUIV. 4580 BROOKLYN CT. FIRE IN A 2-STY APT. SPREADING TO NUMEROUS APTS. M/A FROM WESTERVILLE AND WORTHINGTON. [FPO/221/276/260/D284] (c). 5:33p.m.
Update - COLUMBUS, OH: 3rd ALARM EQUIV. 4580 BROOKLYN CT. (1) FIRE VICTIM TRANSPORTED SEVERAL OTHERS TREATED AT THE SCENE. CANTEEN BOX-15 O/S. [FPO/221/276/260/D284] (c). 5:52p.m.
STLFN: UNIVERSITY CITY (ST.LOUIS Co.), MO: U-CITY FD HAS A WORKING HOUSE FIRE @ 712 STANFORD. [STL899]. 7:21p.m.
STLFN: UNIVERSITY CITY (ST.LOUIS Co.), MO: U-CITY FD *2nd ALARM EQUIV.* WORKING FIRE @ (corrected) 7012 STANFORD. HEAVY FIRE IN A STRUCTURE. [STL813/997/819/810/899]. 7:30p.m.
STLFN: BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: BELLEVILLE FD IS ON THE SCENE OF A HOUSE FIRE AT 1715 JAY AVE. TRUCK 2, TRK 1, & ENG3. TRK 2 ADVISES HEAVY SMOKE SHOWING FROM BASEMENT, PULLING A LINE. [STL997]. 8:36p.m.
STLFN: U/D BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: BELLEVILLE FD TRK 2 WANTS TRK 1 TO LAY A SUPPLY LINE. [STL997]. 8:39p.m.
STLFN: U/D BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: BELLEVILLE FD - FIRE IS U/C. COS. VENTILATING. *FINAL* [STL997]. 8:47p.m.
2nd ALARM - SOUTHBRIDGE, MA: 27 THOMAS STREET. STRUCTURE FIRE. POSSIBLE PERSON TRAPPED-M/A TO THE SCENE. *154.145* C612 [TAC9-C461]. 9:35p.m.
3rd ALARM - SOUTHBRIDGE, MA: 27 THOMAS STREET - FIRE IN A 3 STORY WOOD FRAME DWELLING. POSSIBLE PERSON TRAPPED. M/A TO THE SCENE. *154.145* [TAC9-C461]. 9:39p.m.
4th ALARM - SOUTHBRIDGE, MA: 27 THOMAS STREET. FIRE IN A 3 STORY WOOD FRAME DWELLING -POSSIBLE PERSON TRAPPED - SEVERAL TOWNS M/A TO THE SCENE. *154.145* [TAC9-C461]. 9:41p.m.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY: **2ND ** ALARM AT THE IMPERIAL YACHT CLUB 500 BLOCK OF DAVENPORT ROAD. SEVERAL BOATS ON FIRE. [MNS]. 10:41p.m.
NEW ROCHELLE (WESTCHESTER Co.), NY: ***3RD ALARM*** IMPERIAL YACHT CLUB 583 DAVENPORT AVENUE. SEVERAL BOATS ON FIRE INCLUDING 50 AND 60 FT. BOATS. [MNS 111/STAFF]. 10:48p.m.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY: ****GENERAL ALARM**** aof THE IMPERIAL YACHT CLUB ON DAVENPORT ROAD. OIC RPTS S/C 1&1 TO THE FIRE AND M/A 1&1 FOR COVERAGE, ALSO FIRE INVESTIGATOR REQ, NUMEROUS BOATS IN DRY DOCK ON FIRE. [MNS 111/STAFF]. 11:11p.m.
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Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Cos: Eng 24, 61 (Clinton Twp), 16, Lad 24, 28, Res16cuE, Med 24, BN 2, 3. 2 sty apt bldg. Eng 24 reports smoke visible from Station 24. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Eng 24 reports smoke coming out a door. W/F Cos: Eng 6, Med 28, EMS 12, SO 2, Air Supply 1. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Eng 24 reports possible person trapped. Eng 6 laying a line. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Someone reporting fire coming from front and back of bldg. Searches negative on West apartment. Having water problems. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. BN 2 wants all members out of building until they have a water supply established. Add ES 2 & Med 6 to the card. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Water supply established. Eng 13 laying a line in from Northtowne. Eng 24 has a 6 year old child from the from the fire bldg, requesting a medic. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: W/F 4580 Brooklyn Ct. BN 2 requesting 2nd alarm. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: 2nd Alarm 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Cos: Eng 19, 111 (Westerville), 112, Lad 13, 33, 101 (Worthington), Med 111, 101, EMS 13, BN 7, 1, Box 15 Canteen. FPO/D284 ©
Columbus: 2nd Alarm 4580 Brooklyn Ct. ES 2 (Mason) is now in command. Requesting 2 add'l Engines (5 & 29), & 1 add'l Ladder (27). That makes this a 3rd Alarm Equiv. Add Minerva Park Med 119 to the card. FPO/221/276/D284 ©
Columbus: 3rd Alarm Equiv 4580 Brooklyn Ct. ES 2 requesting Fire Prevention and another Medic (19). 1 fire victim being transported to Childrens Hospital. COTA Bus & Box 15 Canteen now on scene. FPO/221/276/260/D284 ©
Columbus: 3rd Alarm Equiv 4580 Brooklyn Ct. BN 2 reports fire K/D. Holding all companies. 2 COTA buses on scene. Med 16 & 101 transported. No patient information. FPO/221/276/260/D284 ©
Columbus: 3rd Alarm Equiv 4580 Brooklyn Ct. Cos: Eng 24, 61 (Clinton Twp), 16, 6, 13, 19, 111 (Westerville), 112, 5, 29, Lad 24, 28, 13, 33, 101 (Worthington), 27, Res16cuE, Res101enG, Res111cuE, Med 24, 6, 16, 28, 119 (Minerva Park), 101, 19, EMS 12, 13, Air Supply 1, BN 2, 3, 7, 1, SO 2, ES 2, Box 15 Canteen. FPO/221/276/260/D284 ©
Town & Country Fire (Wayne): FATAL MVA/PIN US 224 & Pawnee Rd in Homerville (Medina). Double Helo Response. 1 DOA, 3 Level 1 Traumas. FPO/249/701/D217 ©
Miami Twp (Greene): MVA/TRAUMA 1865 SR 343. FPO/320/D217 ©
Town & Country Fire (Wayne): FATAL MVA/PIN US 224 & Pawnee Rd in Homerville (Medina). MedFlight # 5 (527MB) & # 4 (117M) S/C'd. FPO/249/701/703/D217 ©
Girard (Trumbull): W/F 110 Steel. Eng 24, 241 enroute. Eng 24 reports fire in SFD. Recall off-duty FFs. FPO/D323 ©
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*** REPORT FROM THE LINE OF FIRE ***
S. Pasadena, FL. (St. Petersburg area) Fire
A third alarm was struck for a smoky fire in an 192 unit condo complex at 1882 Shore Dr. S. on Monday, 01/07/2002. Two people were removed by ladder and treated for smoke inhalation. The fire is believed to have started from lights on a Christmas tree, and was held to one unit. Fire companies from S. Pasadena, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, and Gulfport responded to this call.
LOS ANGELES, CA:
MAJOR EMERGENCY STRUCTRURE FIRE:
On Monday, January 07, 2002 at 1158 Hours (11:58 AM PST), twenty-eight Companies of Los Angeles Firefighters, three LAFD Rescue Ambulances, one LAFD Helicopter, nine Chief Officer Command Teams and various specialized LAFD Units, all under the direction of Deputy Chief Robert Neamy, responded to a Major Emergency Structure Fire at 320 South Willaman Drive in West Los Angeles. The first Company to arrive on scene reported a five-story 150’ X 250’ scaffolding-clad wood-frame condominium building under construction with heavy fire showing. Firefighters skillfully advanced handlines and heavy stream appliances to protect adjacent apartment buildings while a search commenced for several construction workers believe to be trapped by fast moving flames within the tar-paper wrapped and largely windowless structure. Finding no one trapped in the four housing floors over parking, voluminous water streams were quickly brought to bear against the core of the construction project, which already exhibited immense fire involvement and signs of structural compromise. The defensive operation allowed Firefighters to quickly contain the flames and ultimately extinguish the bulk of the fire in 2 hours and 7 minutes. There were no injuries to the more than two-dozen workers on site prior to the fire or to responding Firefighters. Though the structure of origin was unoccupied, as many as 80 families from nearby apartment buildings were displaced as a result of electric utility loss caused by the fire. All were offered temporary placement assistance by the American Red Cross. Structural loss from this fire is estimated to be in excess of $1,000,000. The cause of the noontime blaze remains categorized as under active investigation.
LOS ANGELES, CA:
GREATER ALARM STRUCTURE FIRE:
On Monday, January 7, 2002 at 2353 Hours (11:53 PM PST), eleven Companies of Los Angeles Firefighters, two LAFD Rescue Ambulances and two Chief Officer Command Teams under the direction of Battalion Commander Richard Markota responded to a Greater Alarm Structure Fire at 2301 West Jefferson Boulevard in the Jefferson Park area. The first Company to arrive on scene reported a 70’ x 100’ two story vacant apartments over commercial structure with fire showing from the second floor and attic. Firefighters using handlines mounted a bold and decisive attack on the flames, confining the fire to one upstairs room and a portion of the attic. The fire was extinguished in just 21 minutes. There were no injuries. Structural loss from this vacant building is estimated at $30,000. The cause of the fire is listed as under investigation.
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***BALTIMORE, MARYLAND FIRE HISTORY***
for January 7th:
1953: 6 Alarms + Special Call 6 Engines - Box#2351 - 725 N Haven St - Orangeville (East Baltimore) - Fire involved the C. C. Lang & Sons Company. (CHM1)
1994: 3 Alarms + Task Force(E's 41, 47, & T-23) - Box#3422 - 1224hrs - 1305 N Charles St - North Of Downtown - Fire involved a 4 story "Brownstone" type apartment building with a restaurant on the 1st floor - Fire involved the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th floors & through the roof - A 44 year old civilian occupant of an apartment on the 2nd floor was killed in the blaze - 10 other residents were displaced - Careless smoking caused the fire - The fire caused an estimated $150,000 in damages to the structure & $5,000 to the contents - The China House Restaurant on the 1st floor received smoke & water damage. (TGA)
1994: 2 Alarms + Task Force(E's 45, 3, & Aerial Tower 128) - Box#293 - 1337hrs - 1700 Block N Chapel St - Northeast Of Downtown - Fire involved several rowhouses - This fire occurred during the above fire & Mutual Aid transfers were called in from Baltimore & Anne Arundel Counties. (TGA)
1996: 4 Alarms + Special Call 4 Engines(23, 1, 52, 54) - Box#7331 - 2231hrs - 3001 Cowan Ave - Cross Roads Industrial Park (Southwest Baltimore) - Fire involved the Nu-Dy-Per Baby Service, a linen cleaning company, causing $1.3 million in damages - E-47 as 1st due, pulled up & found fire through the roof - A day-long blizzard clogged streets with snow & high winds further complicated suppression efforts - Although a sizable portion of the building was destroyed, the front offices were saved. (TGA)
George T. Ehrman
RESPONSE - HISTORY
07JAN1996 - Eastern USA - Snowstorm - A major snowstorm blanketed theeast coast. Airports are closed and 13 deaths are directly attributed to the blizzard. States of Emergency are declared for WV, VI, MD, NJ, and NY.
07JAN1995 - Weirsdale, FL - Tornado - A tornado F2 on the Fujita Scale tears through a mobile home park - destroying 66. 20 people injured and 1 other died from head injuries suffered as the car he was sitting in rolled over 4 times.
07JAN1972 - Ibiza - Aviation Iberian Airlines flight crashed into 800-foot-peak on island of Ibiza, killing 104.
07JAN1950 - Devnport, Iowa - Fire - Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, killing 41 patients.
07JAN1608 - Jamestown, Virginia - Fire - Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia.
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