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Thursday, January 10, 2002

DETROIT, MI: **2ND ALM** @ 3410 WEST CHICAGO. FIRE IN A 4 STY OCC APT BLDG. PEOPLE TRAPPED & HANGING OUT THE WINDOWS. EMS REQUESTED. (FNNM-16,600>201). 1:43a.m.

DETROIT, MI: **3RD ALM*** @ 3410 WEST CHICAGO x DEXTER. FIRE IN 4 STY OCC APT BLDG. (FNNM). 1:59a.m.

3RD ALARM - FITCHBURG, MA: 325 MAIN ST. FIRE IN FLOOR 2 OF A RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE. *154.250* TAC9-C612]. 3:14a.m.

*2ND ALARM EQUIVALENT* - WESTBURY (NASSAU Co.), NY: 344 ROSE PL. HEAVY FIRE IN A 2 STRY WD FRM P/D. FIRE 2ND FL AND IN WALLS ON ALL FLOORS AND THRU ROOF. M/A 4 TOWNS. [MNS432/433/250]. 8:28a.m.

STLFN: EAST ST.LOUIS (ST.CLAIR Co.), IL: (02:15hrs). EAST ST. LOUIS FD Co. 424 RESPONDED TO A SMOKE INVESTIGATION AT 469 N. 22ND ST. 424 ADVISED THEY HAD A FIRE IN THE BEDROOM. 1 LINE OFF. 424 ON SCENE FOR 30 MIN. [STL997]. 8:31a.m.

*3RD ALARM* WESTBURY (NASSAU Co.), NY: 344 ROSE PL. HVY FIRE THRUOUT A 2 STRY P/D, 4 L/S/O, M/A 6 TOWNS. 1 FIREFIGHTER MINOR INJURIES. COMPANIES MAKING PROGRESS. [MNS432/433/250]. 8:48a.m.

STLFN: ST. LOUIS, MO: ST. LOUIS CITY FIRE DEPT - FIRE IN A BUILDING NEAR JEFFERSON & GRAVOIS. ONE LINE OFF SO FAR. PUMPERS 1 14 11 BC802. [STL810]. 10:46a.m.

STLFN: ST. LOUIS, MO: U/D - ST. LOUIS CITY FIRE DEPT - FIRE IN A BUILDING NEAR JEFFERSON & GRAVOIS: ALL OCCUPANTS OUT SAFELY. BELIEVED TO BE A FIRE IN SOME TYPE OF GARAGE. ONE LINE OFF. [STL810]. 11:16a.m.

STLFN: PACIFIC FPD OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY - 1ST ALARM FIRE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL - 318 W. MERAMEC ST. [STL810]. 11:16a.m.

STLFN: PACIFIC (ST. LOUIS Co.), MO: PACIFIC FPD **2ND ALARM** ON ARRIVAL - 318 W. MERAMEC ST. FIRE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL. NO SIZE UP GIVEN AS OF YET. [STL810]. 11:16a.m.

STLFN: PACIFIC (ST. LOUIS Co.), MO: U/D - PACIFIC FPD's 2ND ALARM FIRE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL IN, 318 W. MERAMEC ST: S/C FOR 2 EXTRA PIECES OF EQUIPMENT TO RESPOND TO THE FIRE. NO OTHER SIZE UP HEARD. [STL810]. 11:37a.m.

STLFN: PACIFIC (ST. LOUIS Co.), MO: **3RD ALARM** IS BEING STRUCK FOR THE FIRE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL AT 318 W. MERAMEC ST. NUMEROUS MOVE-UPS HAVE BEEN MADE. STILL CANT GET A BUILDING DESCRIPTION. [STL810]. 11:53a.m.

STLFN: PACIFIC (ST. LOUIS Co.), MO: U/D **3RD ALARM** FIRE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL AT 318 W. MERAMEC ST: HEAVY FIRE & SMOKE IN AN OLDER HALL ABOUT 100x50'. 3 AERIAL DEVICES UP. *EVACUATION TONES SOUNDED*. [STL810/966]. 12:00p.m.

STLFN: PACIFIC (ST. LOUIS Co.), MO: U/D **3RD ALARM** FIRE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL AT 318 W. MERAMEC ST: 50x100' BUILDING IS NOW FULLY INVOLVED IN FIRE. F/F's HAVE BEEN ORDERED OUT OF THE BLDG AT THIS TIME. [STL810/966vm]. 12:01p.m.

STLFN: ST. LOUIS Co., MO: RIVERVIEW FPD - 1ST ALARM APARTMENT FIRE - 499 BLUFF DR x-st LILAC. MULTI UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING WITH SMOKE SHOWING. [STL810]. 1:48p.m.

STLFN: ST. LOUIS Co., MO: U/D RIVERVIEW FPD's - 1ST ALARM APARTMENT FIRE - 499 BLUFF DR x-st LILAC: FIRE IN A FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT. COMMAND REQUESTING NEXT DUE COMPANY TO MAKE A LADDER RAISE TO THE 2ND FLOOR. [STL810]. 1:48p.m.

STLFN: ST. LOUIS Co., MO: U/D RIVERVIEW FPD's - 1ST ALARM APARTMENT FIRE - 499 BLUFF DR x-st LILAC: FIRE IN A FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT. ONE LINE OFF AND A LADDER RAISED TO THE 2ND FLOOR. MOVE-UP BEING MADE. [STL810]. 1:48p.m.

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ: *GEN'L ALM* 17-19 CANTERBURY WAY. 2.5 STY WD FRM WELL INV W/EXT TO A 2ND DWELLING. M/A TO WORK FROM SEV'L DEPTS. [EAN10]. 2:54p.m.

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ: *GENERAL ALM* 17-19 CANTERBURY DR. 2.5 WDFRM EXT/TO A PVT/DWELLING [MNS-516]. 2:56p.m.

U/D - SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ: *GEN/ALM* 17 CANTERBURY DR FIRE 2.5 WDFRM We'll INV FIRE EXT/TO A 2.5 WDFRM DWELLING. M/A TO WORK & COVER. [MNS-516*]. 3:06p.m.

BALTIMORE, MD: 2ND ALARM 136 WEST FORT AVE. BC6 REPORTING 2STY. BRK. OCCP. FULLY INVOLVED BOX T6-4 [DC15]. 4:28p.m.

MFN-FIRE/EMS: Baltimore, MD: **2nd Alarm Sounded** 136 Fort Ave. Cmd reporting a working fire on the 1st and 2nd floor. Reports of Ammo exploding in the structure. (JZ1/MFN4/5) [MFN1]. 4:28p.m.

COLEBROOKDALE TWP., PA: 2ND ALM+ 628 N. READING AV. FULLY INVOLVED DWELLING. RPTED PEOPLE TRAPPED. [PA33/EAN10]. 6:18p.m.

STATEN ISLAND, NY: GOETHALS RD x WESTERN AVE. @ HOWLAND HOOK TERMINAL. CAR WITH APP EXPLOSIVES HIDDEN INSIDE. NYPD BOMB SQ O/S. REQ. NO RADIO TRANS. VEHICLE WAS TO BE SHIPPED OUT OF COUNTRY. NUM NYPD OFFICIALS O/S. MNS254 [MNS342]. 7:21p.m.

U/D - STATEN ISLAND, NY: GOETHALS RD x WESTERN AVE., @ HOWLAND HOOK TERMINAL. CAR WITH POSS EXPLOSIVES HIDDEN INSIDE. NYPD BOMB SQ HAS CLEARED THE INCIDENT AS "NO EXPLOSIVE DEVICE - UNFOUNDED" MNS254 [MNS342]. 8:23p.m.

FRANKLIN TWP., NJ: 2ND ALM 33 FORDHAM RD. HOUSE FIRE. [EANSTAFF-EAN10]. 9:57p.m.

U/D - COPAIUGE, LI (SUFFOLK Co.), NY: **2ND ALARM EQUIV** MONTAULK HWY, HAWKINS BL. B AND B FISH MARKET. HVY FIRE COM STRUCTURE. M/A FROM N LINDY FOR R.I.T. MORE M/A FORTHCOMING. [MNS 337/270]. 11:19p.m.

U/D - COPAIUGE, LI (SUFFOLK Co.), NY: **2ND ALARM ** MONTAUK HWY, HAWKINS BL. B AND B FISH AND CLAM. A/P COPAIUGE COMMAND 1-3-30, SIG 4 (U/C) 3 TOWNS OPER O/S PLUS TOWN FIRE COORDINATORS. [MNS 337/270]. 11:49p.m.

TAYLORVILLE (CHRISTIAN Co.), IL: 2ND ALARM -WORKING HOUSE FIRE ON NOKOMIS RD. & 900 N RD. CCSO ADVISES HE SEE'S FLAMES. HOUSE IS F/I. ALERTING MORRISONVILLE, OWANOCO & NOKOMIS FD FOR TANKER ASSIST. [CIFN*1]. 11:49p.m.


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Danville (Knox): W/F 220 East Walnut St. Fully involved mobile home with several persons trapped. Sta 431, 432 M/A from College Twp. FPO/D249 ©

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Danville (Knox): W/F 220 East Walnut St. At least 4 persons rescued including 3 children. MedFlight # 3 & # 4 S/C'd for 2 burn victims. FPO/D249 ©

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Danville (Knox): W/F 220 East Walnut St. MedFlight # 3 (460H) to OSU with 26 year old male (father) who went back into trailer to rescue his children. Burns on back, face, arms, hands, feet, & airway. FPO/D249 ©

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Danville (Knox): W/F 220 East Walnut St. MedFlight # 4 (117M) to Childrens Hospital with 1 year old child, burned 50-60% from head down. Intubated with major airway compromise. Level 1 Trauma. FPO/D249 ©

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Jackson Twp (Franklin): MVA/TRAUMA Jackson Pike @ Stringtown Rd. Semi vs Semi head-on. Cos: BN 201, Med 202, 203, Eng 202, Res202cuE, Res203enG. Numerous electric lines down. FPO/D249 ©

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Jackson Twp (Franklin): MVA/TRAUMA Jackson Pike @ Stringtown Rd. Severe damage to both trucks. 1 truck is rollover. Large power outage & debris field. Intersection closed for extended period. FPO/D249 ©

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Cleveland: *High-Angle Rescue* Martin Luther King Blvd & Chestnut Hills. Cos: Eng 10, Lad 30, Squad 3, 4, Tactical Res5cuE, BC 1, & AC 1. NFI. FPO/D703 ©

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Columbus: W/F 1227 Lockhurst Rd Apt D. 2 sty apt bldg, fire in bedroom. Quick K/D. Cos: Eng 14, 15, 22, Lad 15, 22, Res4cuE, BN 4. W/F Cos cancelled. Holding all companies. FPO/D233 ©

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Johnsville (Morrow): W/F SR 314 & CR 121. Cos: Eng 50, Tank 54, 14, 36, Res51cuE, Morrow County Squad 5. FPO/249/240/D217 ©

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Norwich Twp (Franklin): Stand-By 2nd Alarm Crystal Lake Apts. Sta 81, Washington Twp Sta 91, 93 on scene. Fire in apt bldg. FPO/D276 ©

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Norwich Twp (Franklin): Stand-By 2nd Alarm 4537 Crystal Clear Dr. Cos: Eng 81, 82, Washington Twp Eng 93, 95, Lad 81, Columbus Lad 26, Prairie Twp Lad 240, Med 81, 80, BN 81, Columbus BN 7. Heavy fire on 2nd floor of apt bldg. FPO/D276 ©

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Norwich Twp (Franklin): Stand-By 2nd Alarm 4537 Crystal Clear Dr. Water problems. Heavy fire conditions. Upper Arlington, Columbus, Washington Twp on 2nd Alarm card. Staging area set up. FPO/D276 ©

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Norwich Twp (Franklin): Stand-By 2nd Alarm 4537 Crystal Clear Dr. Fire K/D. Holding most companies. FPO/D276 ©

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Columbus: W/F 1485 Cleveland Ave. Cos: Eng 18, 7, Lad 13, Res16cuE, Med 7, BN 3. Eng 18 reports commercial garage fully involved. FPO/D284 ©

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Columbus: W/F 1485 Cleveland Ave. W/F Cos: Eng 16, Med 18, EMS 11, SO 2. FPO/D284 ©

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Columbus: W/F 1485 Cleveland Ave. BN 3 (Devine) reports fire K/D. W/F Cos cancelled. Holding all others. FPO/D284 ©

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Bethel Twp (Clark): MVA/PIN 7657 New Carlisle Pike. Car vs Tree. 2nd Medic & Rescue S/C'd. CareFlight on stand-by. FPO/D320 ©

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Columbus: W/F 3284 Gatewood Ct. 2 sty apt bldg. Cos: Eng 28, Mifflin Twp Eng 132, 20, Lad 28, 8, Res16cuE, Med 28, BN 6. FPO/D221 ©

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Columbus: W/F 3284 Gatewood Ct. W/F Cos: Eng 16, Clinton Twp Med 61, SO 2, Air Supply 1, Mifflin Twp BN 131. FPO/D221 ©

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Columbus: W/F 3284 Gatewood Ct. BN 6 reports fire K/D. Holding Eng 28, 20, Lad 28, 8, Res16cuE, BN 6. Red Cross & Arson S/C'd. FPO/D221 ©

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Columbus: MVA/PIN Stygler & Morse. Cos: Eng 29, Med 28, Westerville Res111cuE, Mifflin Twp Res133enG, Mifflin Twp BN 131. FPO/D221 ©


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CINCINNATI, OH:

CINCINNATI FIRE DEPARTMENT
MEDIA RELEASE
District 4

Media Contact:
District Fire Chief Keith Burket
Date: 01/10/02
Time: 03:48 a.m.

This is District Four-Fire Chief Keith Burkert reporting a structure fire in the Bond Hill section of Cincinnati. Firefighters responded to 6971 Glenmeadow Lane at 3:48 AM on 1/10/02.

Upon arrival they found fire coming out the front first floor windows of a two-story occupied townhouse style apartment. Two of the three occupants jumped from the second floor bedroom window while the third fought his way down the steps and out the rear door. One of the jumpers, a 17-year-old male, broke out a second floor window and was transported to Childrens Hospital for cuts to both hands and arms. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire containing it to the first floor.

Damage is estimated at $5000 and the cause is under investigation.

Questions may be directed to DC Burkert at 352-2344.

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Fredrick A. Prather

Fredrick A. Prather, District Fire Chief
Cincinnati Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau
430 Central Avenue Cincinnati,
Ohio 45202-2642
Phone: (513) 357-7595, Fax: (513) 357-7579

fred.prather@cfd.rcc.org


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Brooklyn, N.Y. 01/10/02 @ 19:30 hrs.
East New York Section

Box 1838
address: 542 Pine St.
between: Sutter Ave. & Blake Ave.

1838 @ 19:14
Engs. 225, 290
Lads. 107, 103
Batt. 58 s/c

10 - 75 - 1838 @ 19:19
Ladder 175 is designated as the "FAST" Truck
Engs. 236, 332
Rescue Co. #2
Squad Co. #252
Batt. 39 from another Box
Division 15

Fire Building:
2 Story Brick 20 x 60
Surrounding Properties:
Exp. #1: Is a Street
Exp. #2: Is a Similar Type attach
Exp. #3: Is a Rear Yard
Exp. #4: Is a Similar Type attach

All - Hands:
7 - 5 - 1838 @ 19:26
Batt. 39 reports, Were using all - hands for a fire in the basement of a 2 story brick private dwelling. We have 1 - line stretched & operating. Primary search of the basement is negative.

@ 19:32
Division 15: 1 - line stretched to the basement & operating. All visible fire has been knocked down. Secondary search of the 1st. & 2nd. floors are negative. Secondary search of the basement is still in progress. Fire is Probably Will Hold.

@ 19:49
Division 15: Secondary search of the basement is complete and is negative. Fire is UnderControl.


ExChief84@msn.com


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01/10/02 2128hrs W/F Independence, MO 10770 East 10th St. x Ash/Cedar, fire showing from an occupied private dwelling. Pumpers 3, 1, 5, Truck 1, Rescue 1, Chiefs 7, 10.


KC-01


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***BALTIMORE, MARYLAND FIRE HISTORY***

for January 10th:

1965: 6 Alarms - Box#6735 - 5700 Block Pennington Ave - Curtis Bay (South Baltimore) - Fire involved the old Walton Tannery. (CHM1)

1986: 2 Alarms - Box#887 - 1340hrs - 3400 Walbrook Ave - Walbrook (Northwest Of Downtown) - Fire involved a large woodframe dwelling. (TGA)

1993: 2 Alarms - Box#3422 - 0119hrs - 1305 N Charles St - Mount Royal (North Of Downtown) - Fire involved the basement, 1st & 2nd floors of a 5 story building. (TGA)

1996: 3 Alarms + Special Call 2 Medics(7 & 3) - Box#2723 - 1145hrs - 1112-1114 N Port St - Northeast Of Downtown - Fire involved (2) rowhouses - The fire began when a candle tipped over - There was no electricity in the dwelling. (TGA)

1998: 2 Alarms - Box#2827 - 0848hrs - 1710 Montford Ave - Northeast Of Downtown - Fire burned out a 2 story brick rowhouse. (TGA)


George T. Ehrman
DC/BMD/E*23
chinman.gte@verizon.net


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RESPONSE - HISTORY

10JAN1998 - Nantan, China - Earthquake - A 6.2 quake, in Hebei province 150 miles north of Beijing, and hundreds of aftershocks left 20,000 homeless and a death toll of near 50 in villages near the Great Wall. Almost 2,000 were injured as mud and brick homes toppled. The earthquake struck just before noon, when many were in their homes preparing for the midday meal.

10JAN1996 - Madagascar - Cyclone - A cyclone ravishes the island, taking 9 lives and affecting over 100,000 of the inhabitants.

10JAN1962 - Ranraherca, , Peru - Volcanic Activity/Avalanvhe - Eruptions on Mount Huascaran, one of the highest peakes in the Andes, caused an avalanche which dumped more than three tons that destroyed 7 villages & killed 3,500 people.

10JAN1954 - Elba, Italy - Aviation accidnet - BOAC Comet explodes. 35die.

10JAN1947 - Athens, Greece - Maritime Accident - Greek steamer 'Himara' struck a leftover wartime mine in Saronic Gulf south of Athens with loss of 392 of 637 aboard.

10JAN1883 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Fire - A blaze at the uninsured Newhall Hotel kills 71. General Tom Thumb of P.T. Barnum fame, escapes unhurt.


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