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Tuesday, September 16, 2003

(Central Time Zone)

MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **2nd Alarm** on Moonachie Ave. Fire in a commercial building. EAN301 [EAN]. 4:28a.m.

MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **3rd Alarm** 70 Commercial Ave. Heavy smoke pushing from a 1-story approx 100x100 commercial building. Some fire showing from the roof. M/A to work and cover. DWH. EAN301 [EAN]. 5:10a.m.

DARE COUNTY, NC *Mandatory Evacuation* N.C.'s Outer Banks Counties of Hyde and Dare now under evacuation orders. Dare County starts at 12:00 today. 75,000 estimated on the island. Limited routes of egress. [CFP*700]. 7:25a.m.

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (JACKSON Co.) *2nd Alarm Equiv.* @ 6400 Lee's Summit Rd x NE Douglas Rd. Heavy smoke showing 2nd floor of a 2-story frame. Kansas City FD M/A with full alarm. [KCFN-02] [STLFN]. 3:07p.m.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL: 2nd Alarm. Plant City area. Howell Rd & Coronet Rd. Unknown type structure. AFS125/01 [ALERT FS]. 3:17p.m.

NORTH CAROLINA: *STATE of EMERGENCY DECLARED* Gov Mike Easley has officially announced a State of Emergency for N.C. A Hurricane Watch from Little River Inlet, SC to Chincoteague, VA is in effect (abt 400 miles). [CFP*700]. 3:41p.m.

DETROIT, MI: **Second Alarm** Fisher Fwy and Clark for a tanker fire. NFI. MON 154.31 (FNNM500). 6:31p.m.

ESFN-FIRE: BRADFORD Co., PA: **2nd Alarm** Structure fire / 219 Poplar St., Towanda Borough. Command on location advising possible entrapment with heavy fire from the 1st floor. / NFI ATT ESFN-1. 8:07p.m.

DEKALB Co,GA: Stone Mountain Park: Light plane has crashed into top of mountain (large granite dome). 1 fatality, searching for add'l victims. Now using cable car to ferry crews & materials. HNAN/BillD. 8:11p.m.

2nd Alarm - EVERETT, MA: Box 332, 151 Bow St. 100x200 commercial building - heavy fire showing. *154.310* C251 [TAC9-C520]. 11:51p.m.

Update - 2nd Alarm - EVERETT, MA: Box 332, 151 Bow St. Numerous propane cylinders inside the building. Fire through the roof. Exterior operations at this time. DWH *154.310* C251/925 [TAC9-C520]. 11:59p.m.


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New York City Metro Area Fire Incidents
as dispatched over the Metro Notification System

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2003

ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN:

@ 09:36
QUEENS: 7-5-4783 164-40 JAMAICA AVE. @ 164 ST. FIRE IN A FACADE OF MODELLS SPORTING STORE PWH WITH THE ALL HANDS BN-50 [MNS-516*IAP]

@ 09:42
STATEN ISLAND: BOX 1155 @ 88 HOLLAND AVE. HAZ-MAT. UNKNOWN SUBSTANCE IN BACK OF SANITATION TRUCK. HAZ-MAT UNITS ENROUTE. MNS#10

@ 09:43
QUEENS: 7-5-4783 AOF 164-40 JAMAICA AVE. FIRE IN THE "MODEL'S STORE" A 60 X 100. FIRE IS P/W/H. MNS -88- 09:39

@ 09:49
STATEN ISLAND: UPDATE - BOX 1155 @ 88 HOLLAND AVE. TWO SANITATION WORKERS ARE BEING DECONED AFTER BEING SPRAYED BY A CHEMICAL. MNS#10

@ 10:03
BROOKLYN: 7-5-8050 FLUSHING AVE & CUMBERLAND ST (BROOKLYN NAVY YARD) FIRE ON A DOCK. FIRE IS P/W/H. MNS -88- 09:59

@ 10:13
STATEN ISLAND: UPDATE - BOX 1155 - 88 HOLLAND AVE. RESCUE 5 PERSONNEL ARE APPROACHING THE SANITATION TRUCK TO HELP IDENTIFY THE CHEMICAL. TWO NYC HA WORKERS WERE ALSO SPRAYED & BEING TREATED. AN ADDITIONAL HAZ-TECH AMB. HAS BEEN REQUESTED. MSN#10

@ 11:13
MANHATTAN: 7-5-483 AOF 277 AVE 'C' & 17 ST. FIRE IN THE SEVERAL AIR-CONDITIONERS FROM THE 3RD FL TO THE 10TH FL IN THE B LINE OF A 13 STY 400 X 225 CLASS-1 ICELATED BLDG. NO EXT TO APT'S ATT. MNS -88- 11:09

@ 13:07
QUEENS: 7-5-4487 AOF 43-17 MURRAY ST X CHERRY / DELAWARE AVE'S. CAR FIRE IN A GARAGE W / EXT INTO A 2 STY 20 X 40 FRM PVT DWG. BAT-52 RPTS FIRE IS U/C. MNS -88- 13:02

@ 13:31
BROOKLYN: 7-5-823 aof 149 CORNELIA ST X CENTRAL AVE, BSMT FIRE 3 STY 20 X 50. MNS-154

@ 13:33
BROOKLYN: 7-5-823 CORNELIA ST & EVERGREEN ST. FIRE IN A 3 STY 20 X 50 DWG. U/C. MNS -88- 13:30

@ 19:12
BROOKLYN: 7-5-364 STOCKTON ST x MARCY AVE FIRE IN CASCADE LINEN SUPPLY S/C HAZ MAT FOR CHEM / IN BSMT FIRE IS U/C MNS-516

@ 19:16
QUEENS: W/F BOX 8240 B"WAY X BAXTER (ELMHURST GEN/HOSP) MATTRESS FIRE NO EVAC'S FIRE K/D NOW U/C MNS-516

@ 19:41
MANHATTAN: **HAZ MAT** BOX 854 W 50 ST X 9 AVE (10-80 CODE1) 28 GAL OF FUEL OIL SPILL IN BSMT S/C SQ 18 MNS-30

@ 21:12
BROOKLYN: W/F BOX 1036 AOF 1200 ST.JOHNS PL X ALBANY AVE 2ND FL 3 STY MD L-132 FAST REQUEST EMS NFI BN-38 MNS-30

@ 21:15
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1036 AOF 1200 ST.JOHNS PL X ALBANY AVE 3 STY OMD FIRE 2ND FL 2 LINES RUN 1 AIDED REMOVED VIA LADDER CO DWH BN-38 MNS-30

@ 21:19
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1036 AOF 1200 ST.JOHNS PL X ALBANY AVE 3 BRK 20 X 60 CORR TO FIRE 1ST FL 2 LINES RUN EMS TREATING AIDED REMOVED FROM TOP FL BN-38 I/C MNS-30

@ 21:21
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1036 AOF 1200 ST.JOHNS PL X ALBANY AVE 3 BRK 20 X 60 OMD FIRE TOP FL PRI SCH NEG VIS FIRE K/D VIA 2 LINES FIRE IS PWH DIV-15 MNS-30


MNS PAGED REPORTS FOR METRO N. Y. STATE & VICINITY:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2003

ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN:

@ 13:30
MALVEN, N.Y. (ULSTER) W/F BURN VICTIM. 48 SIERRA RD NEAR US ROUTE 9. F/D AND EMS O/S REPORTING A WORKING TANK FIRE WITH A MOTHER AND A 3 YEAR OLD MALE. SECOND DEGREE BURNS TO MOST PARTS OF THE BODY. M/A TANKER TO THE SCENE 2 MEDIVAC TO TRANSPORT 2 VICTIMS TO TRAUM,

@ 16:48
EAST FARMINGDALE, N.Y. [SUFFOLK] W/F SIG 13: 609 RTE 109 x 3rd / 4th AVES. FIRE IN A COMMERCIAL BLDG. [MNS342]

@ 16:59
EAST FARMINGDALE, N.Y. [SUFFOLK] W/F SIG 13: CORRECTED aof to 669 RTE 109 x 5th / 6th AVES. FIRE IN A COMMERCIAL BLDG. M/A WEST BABYLON FIRE POLICE TO SCENE [MNS342]


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TAC-9 RADIO & PAGING INCIDENT REPORT:
(Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont).

Tuesday, September 16, 2003
(Eastern Time Zone)

ACW RAYMOND, ME. 423 WEBBS MILLS ROAD THE JORDAN SMALL MIDDLE SCHOOL FIRE IN THE BUILDING M/A ENGINE FROM GRAY TO THE FIRE. *154.445* [TAC9-C101]. 10:58a.m.

W/F PROVIDENCE, RI BOX 2717 455 WICKENDON ST HEAVY SMOKE CONDITION IN A SUB-BASEMENT OF A SCHOOL BUILDING *159.36* C319 [TAC9-C16]. 12:04p.m.

W/F CRANSTON, RI ON AUBURN STREET FIRE SHOWING FROM A DWELLING *154.01* C319 [TAC9-C16]. 12:10p.m.

U/D W/F CRANSTON 102 AUBURN ST FIRE IN A 40X20 2STY WDFM DUPLEX FIRE K/D & CONTAINED TO 1 UNIT [PWH] *154.01* C319 [TAC9-C16]. 12:24p.m.

U/D W/F PROVIDENCE, RI BOX 2717 455 WICKENDON ST A SMALL FIRE FOUND IN A CLOSET NEAR THE AUDITORIUM IN BASEMENT CO'S CLEARING SMOKE NOW PWH *159.36* C319 [TAC9-C16]. 12:27p.m.

FALLEN VICTIM HAVERHILL, MA. 104 ESSEX STREET PERSON FALLEN FROM A 3RD FLOOR WINDOW LANDING ON PAVEMENT. SUBJECT WAS THEN RUN OVER BY A LARGE TRUCK. MEDFLIGHT REQ. L/Z IS WESTGATE PLAZA. *154.3625* C33 [TAC9-C101]. 12:37p.m.

U/D FALL VICTIM HAVERHILL, MA. 104 ESSEX STREET CONCORD PRINTING VICTIM IS A 10-45 C2++ MEDFLIGHT RESPONDING TO WESTGATE PLAZA FOR AN L/Z ETA ABOUT 5 MINUTES. *154.3625* C33 O/S [TAC9-C101]. 12:41p.m.

MVA BUXTON, ME. ON ROUTE 117 (CAPE ROAD) A ROLLOVER WITH EJECTION PERSON NOW TRAPPED UNDER THE VEHICLE. M/A AIRBAGS RESPONDING. *154.235/460.600* [TAC9-C101]. 12:49p.m.

MVA BRIDGTON, ME. (CORRECT TOWN) ON ROUTE 107 A ROLL OVER WITH PERSON TRAPPED UNDER THE VEHICLE M/A FROM SEBAGO. LIFEFLIGHT REQ. BUT UNK. AVAILABLE. *154.235/154.355* C38/C220 [TAC9-C101]. 12:54p.m.

ACW LAWRENCE, MA. BOX 6111 18 SPRINGFIELD STREET ENGINE 9 REPORTS SMOKE SHOWING FROM THE 3RD FLOOR. *154.445* [TAC9-C101]. 4:17p.m.

W/F LAWRENCE, MA. BOX 6111 18 SPRINGFIELD STREET CAR 21 REPORTS FIRE ON FLOOR 3 OF A 3 STORY STRUCTURE S/C LADDER 5 CO'S LAYING FEEDERS. INVESTIGATION UNIT RESPONDING. *154.445* [TAC9-C101]. 4:23p.m.

MVA FARMINGTON, NH 158 LANCELOT SHORES ROAD A 4 Y/O MALE STRUCK BY A VEHICLE WITH SERIOUS MULTIPLE TRAUMA. ENGINE 2 REQUESTING FRISBIE HOSPITAL PARAMEDIC TO THE SCENE ASAP. *154.370* [TAC9-C101]. 5:07p.m.

MVA DRACUT MA LOON HILL RD REQUEST MED FLIGHT HELO TO SCENE THE CIVIC CLUB ON LOON HILL RD *154.40* [TAC9-C134]. 5:21p.m.

U/D DRACUT MA MVA LOON HILL RD. THE VICTIM WILL BE GROUND TRANSPORTED TO LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL A/L/S AND HELO L/Z WILL BE THE LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL HELO PAD [TAC9-C134]. 5:24p.m.

ACW MERRIMAC, MA. 29 EAST MAIN STREET A STRUCTURE FIRE C1 REPORTS HEAVY SMOKE SHOWING. *158.955* C33 [TAC9-C101]. 5:41p.m.

W/F MERRIMAC, MA. 29 EAST MAIN STREET A STRUCTURE FIRE C1 REPORTS HEAVY SMOKE SHOWING. M/A ENGINE FROM AMESBURY. *158.955* C33/C134 [TAC9-C101]. 5:43p.m.

U/D W/F MERRIMAC, MA. 29 EAST MAIN STREET CO'S HAVE FIRE ON FLOOR 2 OF AN OCCUPIED STRUCTURE. COMMAND REQUESTING M/A PARAMEDIC AMBULANCE FROM AMESBURY FOR 1 10-45 UNKNOWN CODE. *158.955* C33/C134/C60 [TAC9-C101]. 5:55p.m.

ACW BOSTON, MA: BOX 33-1213 HAYMARKET MBTA STATION ON THE ORANGE LINE. L24 REPORTS SMOKE SHOWING. REQUEST FOR THE ORANGE LINE TO BE SHUT DOWN IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. (C48/C171). [TAC9-C51]. 6:11p.m.

MVA MIDDLETOWN CT (WESTFIELD) I-91 SOUTHBOUND AT THE MERIDEN CITY LINE - CAR OFF THE ROAD INTO A TREE W/PROLONGED EXTRICATION LIFESTAR ENRTE - L/Z WILL BE THE HIGHWAY *159.27* [TAC9-C55]. 6:44p.m.

ACW CAMBRIDGE, MA. BOX 752 90 CLAY STREET DIVISION 2 REPORTS A FIRE IN THE REAR WALLS. CO'S LAYING IN. *154.355* [TAC9-C101]. 8:22p.m.

W/F WESTFIELD, MA. ON NORTH ELM STREET FIRE IN AN UNKNOWN TPYE STRUCTURE. CO'S HAVE FIRE SHOWING FROM THE ROOF. CT123 [TAC9-C101]. 8:28p.m.

U/D W/F CAMBRIDGE, MA. BOX 752 90 CLAY STREET FIRE WAS IN 1ST FLOOR WALL OF AN OCCUPIED STRUCTURE. DIVISION 2 REPORTS FIRE K/D HOLDING ALL COMPANIES. *800/154.355* C343 [TAC9-C101]. 8:32p.m.

MVA SUFFIELD, CT. 764 HILL STREET LIFESTAR REQUESTED FOR 1 10-45 UNRESPONSIVE UNKNOWN L/Z. CT123 [TAC9-C101]. 9:19p.m.

ACW MALDEN,MA BOX 453 75 LINDEN AVE FIRE ON FLOOR 2 COMPANIES CHARGING LINES *154.250* [TAC9-C520]. 9:26p.m.

U/D ACW MALDEN,MA BOX 453 75 LINDEN AVE 2.5 STORY WOOD FRAME FIRE ON FLOOR 2 K/D COMPANIES OVERHAULING PWH M/A IN FOR COVERAGE *154.250* C171 [TAC9-C520]. 9:32p.m.

U/D MVA SUFFIELD, CT. 764 HILL STREET CAR VS. HOUSE 1 10-45 UNKNOWN CODE WITH POSITIVE LOC & LACERATIONS L/Z IS A NEAR BY SCHOOL. *156.075/155.385* C42/C55 [TAC9-C101]. 9:38p.m.

MVA HARTFORD CT I-91 SOUTHBOUND EXIT 33 TAC-1 REPORTS EXTRICATION IN PROGRESS S/C ADD'L ENGINE *154.31* C42 [TAC9-C55]. 9:48p.m.

W/F PLYMOUTH NH WALTERS WAY off TEXAS HILL RD BLDG FULLY INVOLVED 2ND DUE CO'S LAYING IN *159.900/160.155* [TAC9-C642]. 10:28p.m.

1ST ALM PLYMOUTH NH WALTERS WAY off TEXAS HILL RD BLDG FULLY INVOLVED ADDL 5-ENGINES 1-LADDER 1-TANKER OVER THE W/F *159.900/160.155* [TAC9-C642]. 10:49p.m.


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Virginia Firenet (VFN)
VFN Paging covers incidents from the Tidewater and Richmond areas as well as through out the state of Virginia. Visit our Website at http://www.tac9.com and click on VFN PAGING or via E-mail to VFN@tac9.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2003
(Eastern Time Zone)

GOOCHLAND CO, VA (CENTERVILLE): MVA W/TRAP - RT 288 OFF RT 250. 2 VEH HEAD-ON, (3) TRAPPED IN 1 VEH, (2-3) PATIENTS IN 2nd VEH. M/A FULL TRAP ASSIGNMENT FROM HENRICO ASSISTING. REQ FOR MEDFLIGHT. MON 155.940 (VFN102). 7:17a.m.

(U/D) GOOCHLAND CO, VA (CENTERVILLE): MVA W/TRAP - RT 288 OFF RT 250. (1) EXTRICATED ATT - (2) PATIENTS GOING BY GROUND, (1) BY HELICOPTER (137) (VFN102). 7:31a.m.

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, VA: W/F BOXWOOD ROAD - ELECTRICAL FIRE IN WALL OF S/F/D. COMPANIES 7 (SOUTH HILL) AND 5 (LACROSS) ON THE ASSIGNMENT. WALL OPENED. 1 3/4 PULLED. FIRE NOW U/C. RELEASING UNITS AS READY. (VFN103). 9:13a.m.

AT 1147 THE NWS ISSUED A HURRICANE LOCAL STATEMENT - USA EFFECTIVE UNTIL 1515 FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: BERTIE, CAMDEN, CHOWAN, CURRITUCK, PASQUOTANK, PERQUIMANS, NC; ACCOMACK, CHESAPEAKE, ESSEX, GLOUCESTER, VA. (VFN124). 11:54a.m.

CHESAPEAKE, VA MVA W/TRAP 5991 W MILITARY HWY. E10 O/S CALLING A TRAP. L12, E28, AND SQ15 DISPATCHED. PD TO SHUT ROAD DOWN IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. (VFN09). 7:59p.m.

CHESAPEAKE, VA U/D 5991 W MILITARY HWY: 2ND MEDIC DISPATCHED. RPT'D TO BE DUMP TRUCK VS A PICKUP, WITH FATALITY. NFI ATT. [73] (VFN09). 8:19p.m.

HENRICO COUNTY, VA: W/F 2200 HUNGARY ROAD X WOODMAN ROAD. E11 O/S WITH S/F/D WITH HEAVY SMOKE SHOWING. E5, T12, & THE BC ON THE INITIAL. SPECIAL CALL FOR ADDITIONAL ENGINE, AIR TRUCK, AND AMBULANCE. (VFN103). 9:41p.m.

HENRICO COUNTY, VA: W/F 2200 HUNGARY ROAD - E15, U12, F-M5, LAKESIDE VRS, & BC1 ADDED. STRUCTURE IS ABANDONED 2 STY HOUSE. COMMAND ADVISING USE CARE DURING INTERIOR ATTACK. (VFN103). 9:44p.m.

HENRICO COUNTY, VA: W/F 2200 HUNGARY ROAD - BC ADVISING PREVIOUS PROBLEMS AT STRUCTURE. HUNGARY ROAD SHUT DOWN. BC ADVISING NO ONE TO ENTER BUILDING. EXTERIOR ATTACK ONLY. INVESTIGATOR REQUESTED. (VFN103). 9:46p.m.

HENRICO COUNTY, VA: HUNGARY ROAD W/F - COMMAND NOW REPORTS HOUSE IS OCCUPIED & SEARCHES ARE NEGATIVE. TRANSFERS IN PROGRESS. (VFN103). 10:03p.m.

CHESAPEAKE, VA U/D 5991 W MILITARY HWY: PATIENTS EXTRICATED. (1) ALS BY GROUND TO NGH. FINAL. [73] (VFN09). 10:06p.m.

HENRICO COUNTY,VA: HUNGARY ROAD W/F MARKED UNDER CONTROL. HOLDING ALL UNITS. FINAL. (VFN103). 10:20p.m.

NWS HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WARNING FOR NC FROM CAPE FEAR TO THE NC/VA BORDER, INCLUDING ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS (VFN113). 11:00p.m.


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(EAN) Emergency Action Network
http://www.ean-inc.com/
Covering New Jersey, New York Metro area and
parts of Pennsylvania & Delaware.

Tuesday, September 16, 2003
(Eastern Time Zone)

DOVER TWP NJ OCEAN CO W/F ON MILLENUIM CT HOUSE FIRE EAN51// EAN10. 12:30a.m.

MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **2ND ALARM** ON MOONACHIE AVE. FIRE IN A COMMERCIAL BLDG. EAN301. 5:28a.m.

U/D MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **2ND ALARM** CORR ADD 70 COMMERCIAL AVE. FIRE IN A 1STY COMMERCIAL BLDG. M/A TO THE SCENE. FIRE TOWARDS THE REAR OF THE BLDG WITH HEAVY SMOKE SHOWING. EAN301. 5:47a.m.

MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **3RD ALARM** 70 COMMERCIAL AVE. HEAVY SMOKE PUSHING FROM A 1STY APROX 100X100 COMMERCIAL BLDG. SOME FIRE SHOWING FROM THE ROOF. M/A TO WORK AND COVER. DWH. EAN301. 6:10a.m.

U/D MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **3RD ALARM** 70 COMMERCIAL AVE. COMPANIES MAKING SOME PROGRESS. SMOKE STILL SHOWING FROM THE FRONT OF THE BLDG. 3 LINES WORKING. STILL DWH. EAN301. 6:20a.m.

U/D MOONACHIE NJ, (BERGEN) **3RD ALARM** 70 COMMERCIAL AVE. MOST VISIBLE FIRE K/D. LIGHT SMOKE SHOWING. APPEARS PWH. EAN301. 6:33a.m.

MANHATTAN,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 483 @ 277 AVE "C". BATT 6 HAS FIRE IN SEVERAL AIR CONDITIONERS FROM THE 3RD TO THE 12TH FLR ON THE "B" WING OF A BUILDING. EAN90. 11:08a.m.

U/D MANHATTAN,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 483 @ 277 AVE "C". BATT 6 HAS FIRE IN SEVERAL AIR CONDITIONERS IN A 13 STY 125X225 OMD. 2 L/S/O AND TRUCKS ARE OPENING UP TO CHECK FOR ANY EXTENSION. FIRE IS DWH. EAN90. 11:12a.m.

U/D MANHATTAN,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 483 @ 277 AVE "C". BATT 6 HAS RETURNED ALL SPECIAL UNITS AND THE PRI SRCH IS NEG. FIRE IS PWH. EAN90. 11:18a.m.

*FINAL* MANHATTAN,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 483 @ 277 AVE "C". BATT 6 HAS PLACED THE FIRE U/C. EAN90. 11:21a.m.

CHESTER NY (ORANGE) **HAZMAT** IFO 183 BOONTON RD SERVICES REQ.'D FOR APPX. 250 GALLONS OF OIL IN THE ROADWAY. EAN415. 2:46p.m.

HOBOKEN,NJ (HUDSON) *UNUSUAL OCC* HUDSON RIVER. FD RQST'ING MARINE UNITS FROM FDNY/NYPD TO SEARCH FOR THEIR FIRE BOAT IN THE HUDSON RIVER. DISPATCH IS UNABLE TO RAISE BOAT ON THE RADIO. FD UNITS O/S AS WELL. *EAN480* EAN90. 4:18p.m.

DUMONT,NJ (BERGEN) *UNUSUAL OCC* PARK AVE & MADISON AVE. FD O/S OF A EXPLOSION UDERNEATH THE ROADWAY. FD BELIEVES IT A UNDERGROUND TRANSFORMER ON FIRE. *EAN480* EAN90. 9:38p.m.

U/D DUMONT,NJ (BERGEN) *ALL HANDS EQUIV* PARK AVE & MADISON AVE. CMD CONFIRMING A TRANSFORMER FIRE UNDERGROUND W/ MULTIPLE MANHOLES SMOKING. PSE&G RQST'ED WITH A RUSH. POWER OUTAGES IN THE EASTSIDE OF TOWN. *EAN480* EAN90. 10:10p.m.

*FINAL* DUMONT,NJ (BERGEN) *ALL HANDS EQUIV* PARK AVE & MADISON AVE. CMD RPT'ING PSE&G O/S TAKING CARE OF SITUATION. FD UNITS ARE STARTING TO TAKE UP. *EAN480* EAN90. 10:59p.m.


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STLFN - ST. LOUIS FIRENET -
Incidents from the St. Louis, MO Metro area.

Tuesday, September 16, 2003
(Central Time Zone)

STLFN: ST.LOUIS, MO: STLFD Haz-Mat Task Force *1st Alarm* @ Proctor & Gamble, 169 E. Grand. Release of bleach. STLPD called for traffic control. [STL899]. 8:48a.m.

STLFN: ST. LOUIS, MO: STLFD has a partial building collapse at 2126 Chippewa. Pumper 4 reports they have a 2-story/4-family and the front wall has collapsed. Both utilities and Building Division have been requested. Nobody trapped. /STL819. 12:51p.m.


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Incidents from KCFN - CIFN
(Illinois, Missouri & Kansas)
-compiled by Jamie Joyce

Monday, September 15, 2003
(Central Time Zone)

CIFN-MVA: SPRINGFIELD IL (SANGAMON): Multi vehicle MVA with extrication/ I-55 at 6th Street/ Batt 2, Engines 2, 5 and Truck 2 working. CINF*1 (H/L CIFN*3) 9:01 am

KANSAS CITY, MO: Working fire at 8116 Hickman Mills x 81st Street "After Dark Video." Heavy smoke showing from a 1 story commercial adult theater. Car107 P28 P30 P36 T11 T8 T15 [KCFN-02] 6:32 pm

CIFN-RESCUE: SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON) IL: 3 ambulance response to Lawrence and McArther for the four car MVA with roll over. Engines 1, 8 working ATT [CIFN-3] 9:42 pm


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*** REPORT FROM THE LINE OF FIRE ***


Manhattan, N. Y. 09/15/03 @ 20:30 hrs.

Harlem Heights Section

Box 1641
address: 513 West 149th. Street
between: Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway

1641 @ 20:25
Engs. 80, 84, 69
Lads. 23, 34
Batt. 16

10 - 75 - 1641 @ 20:28
Ladder 28 is designated as the "FAST" Truck
Eng. 67
Rescue Co. #3
Squad Co. #41
Batt. 13 Division 6

Fire Building:
4 Story Brownstone 25 x 60 Vacant Bldg.
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 - 1641 @ 20:23
Batt. 16 reports, Box 1641, were using All - Hands for a fire on the 2nd. floor of a 4 story brownstone vacant bldg. We have 2 - lines stretched, 1 - line in operation. We have a heavy smoke condition on the upper floors. Truck's "Opening Up" Fire's Doubtful.

Manhattan advises: Getting reports of a possible 2nd. fire in the block. Batt. 16 will advise.

@ 20:36
Batt. 16: At the All - Hands, we have 2 - lines stretched & in operation. Fire is on the 2nd. floor. Possible extensions to the 3rd. floor. Heavy smoke condition thru out. There is no other fire in the block, other then the heavy smoke condition. Fire is Doubtful. " K "

@ 20:40 Special Call an additional Engine & Truck. Eng. 59 & TowerLadder 45 are s/c

Second Alarm:
2 - 2 - 1641 @ 20:45
Engs. 37, 35, 68
Lad. 30
Eng. 9 w/ Satalite 1
Batt. 12 "Safety Cord."
Batt. 14 "Comm. Cord."
Special Operations Battalion / Safety Battalion
Fieldcom 1 / Tac. Support Unit #1

@ 20:53
Division 6: At the 2nd. Alarm, We have 3 - lines stretched & in operation. We have fire on the 2nd. floor with extensions to the 3rd. & 4th. floors. Heavy smoke on the upper floors. Truck's are "Opening Up" Fire is beginning to darken down. We have water on the fire. Primary searches are still in - progress. Fire remains Doubtful.

@ 21:04
Division 6: At the 2nd. Alarm, we have 3 - lines stretched & in operation. Fire is darkening down. Primary search of the 2nd. floor is negative. Fire is Still Doubtful. " K "

@ 21:12
Fieldcom 1: At the 2nd. Alarm, Box 1641, Division 6 reports, 4 - lines stretched & in operation. 2 - lines stretched to the 2nd. floor, 1 - line stretched to the 3rd. floor, and 1 - line stretched to the 4th. floor. All visible fire has been knocked down. Primary search of the 3rd. & 4th. floors are negative. We have put the "FAST" Truck to work, Special Call a "New" Fast Truck " K "

@ 21:13 Ladder 49 is Special Called as the "New" "FAST" Truck

@ 21:17 Special call ( 2 ) additional Truck's for relief purposes. Towerladder's 35 & 13 are s/c

@ 21:22
Fieldcom 1: At the 2nd. Alarm, Box 1641, Division 6 reports, All visible fire has been extinguished. Truck's are continuing to "Open Up" This will be an extensive overhaul operation. All searches thru out are complete & negative. Secondary searches are underway. Fire is Probably Will Hold.

@ 21:36
Fieldcom 1: 2nd. Alarm Box 1641, Fire is UnderControl. All secondary searches are complete & negative.


ExChief84@SBCGlobal.net


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UNITED KINGDOM
London Fire Brigade Daily Report

16 Sept 03


1238 F43 Barking 4 pump fire, bulk foam unit required on River Rd, fire involving two diesel tanks, using 2 jets, TIC, foam appliances.

1737 F41 Dagenham 4 pump fire at Yard No. 1 on Choats Rd, 1-sty workshop 10m x 8m fully involved, extended to one auto and one truck, using 2 jets, water relay operations.

2326 Woodford 4 pump fire on George Lane, fire invovling 10 tons of rubbish, extended to a 1-sty 5m x 5m outbuilding and a 2-sty 5m x 5m outbuilding, using 3 jets and 2 hosereels.

Runs for the day: 1364
Runs for the year: 217395


KC-01


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AUSTRAILIA
Sixty fires affecting NSW


Firefighters experienced blustery conditions on more than 60 fires across NSW, mostly in the Northern Rivers, Northern Tablelands and Mid North Coast.

Winds gusted to 50k/h creating difficult firefighting conditions and prevented backburning in some areas.

More than 400 firefighters from NSW Rural Fire Service, National Parks and Wildlife Service, State Forests and NSW Fire Brigades were working today.

The winds caused fires to flare up this afternoon. The fires are generally in remote and inaccessible areas, so no properties are under direct threat at this time. Property protection measures are in place for some isolated rural homes.

About 30,000ha has been affected, mostly in the Northern Tablelands.

Additional crews are being assembled to assist in Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands.


NORTHERN RIVERS - Kyogle, Copmanhurst, Richmond Valley, Lismore

Firefighters have continued to work hard in difficult, windy conditions, which have prevented backburning. They have been constructing containment lines by hand in rough and rugged country using hand tools - which is backbreaking work. Bulldozers are also grading containment lines.

About 6500ha has been burnt by 15 fires in remote country, mostly in Kyogle and Copmanhurst. Clark Creek, Mt Neville, Camira and Phillips Creek fires are main fires of concern. Additional firefighters from Far North Coast are now working in the area.

Winds gusting to 50k/h caused fires to flare, particularly on Clarks and Roseberry fires. Crews and aircraft worked in the area.

Although properties are not under direct threat property owners are asked to prepare by clearing combustible material from structures to protect homes and enable access by fire tankers if necessary.

Forecast weather is for a change to easterly winds on Friday which may enable backburning to be done. Bulldozing and manual work to establish containment lines continues.

Fire permits are not being issued for some of these areas. People wanting to conduct agricultural, hazard reduction or other burns should contact their local fire control centre for advice.

Investigations are being conducted into a number of these fires to establish their cause and origin.

Copmanhurst

· Mt Lardner - 400ha of private and national park land.
· Resources - 12 personnel RFS NPWS. Being controlled.
Backburn completed on ridge sector and continuing in other areas. All fallback options are prepared or being prepared. Helicopter patrolling areas and waterbombing where required. Aim is to minimise burnt area and contain fire on western side of Coaldale Trail, south of Coal Ridge Trail and east of Lankeys Ck Trail. Patrolling and mopping up, waterbombing remote hot spots, and preparing fallback lines along Coaldale and Lankeys Ck Trails.

· Camira Complex - (Camira and Mt Neville Fires), 710ha, private, national park and State Forest land
· Resources - 25 personnel, RFS, NPWS and SF, 1 helicopter, 4 heavy plant
· Being controlled. Start 10/9
Burning in remote rugged country,. Possible threat to national park and some Whiporie plantation to the east if current westerlies persist. Crews continue to establish containment lines on southern flank and backburn as required to secure the western, northern and southern flanks. No activity at Fullers Rd.


Kyogle

· Clarks, 310ha private land. Fire is not contained.
· 30 RFS personnel, start 7.9.03
Police have charged a private landholder under S203.E of the Crimes Act in relation to this fire and is schedule to appear in court on 13 November. Forest and grass fire has encroached onto Boorabee Rd. Low threat but could cause concern for grazing property and homes along Boundary Creek in the east and isolated homes in the west along Boorabee Ck Rd. Patrol last night's backburn from northern containment line to prevent spread to plantations in northwest and northeast. Consolidate lines in north and south throughout day. Control lines being constructed south from Alikhan sector.

· Roseberry Ck, 60ha 4 RFS personnel. Fire is not contained., Started 13.9.03
Fire is relatively inaccessible and local dozer completed construction of control lines for property protection.

· Swindlers, Paddys Flat, 30ha of State Forest and is being controlled. 4 SF personnel.
Objective is to limit spread of fire into adjacent private property and stop fire entering plantations to the north. Backburning being done as required. Bulldozer working off Goldmine Rd, to Toolum Ck. Some areas of fire have been difficult to maintain. Potential threat to pine and eucalypt plantation and private property.


· Mt Lion. 205ha. Fire is uncontained. Start 14.9.03.
Fire is of minimal threat as fire is surrounded by relatively open cleared land to the west east and south with good options for establishing containment lines in the north. Expected to extinguish as reaches the peak of Mt Lion . Crews will catch fire on flat ground.

· Goanna Creek, 250ha of State Forest and private land and is contained. Start 10.9.
Containment lines being blacked out, to be prepared strong winds. Low threat to assets around Richmond Range NP.

· Grays, 50ha private land is contained and being patrolled by State Forests. Fire active but not moving. Regular ground and air inspections.

· Ducat, 150ha private and national park. 1 RFS crew, 1 helicopter, start 14.9.
Fire is going out once it reaches flat grass land areas. Escaped from private property to national park. Bulldozer will worked in the area today pushing a containment line from the fire tower toward the rainforest.

· Wild Cattle Grass, 200ha NPWS patrol. Start 10.9. 2 NPWS personnel are monitoring, burning quietly on two fronts. Most of the fire is out as it has burnt into rainforest. Objective is to make sure fire is contained by Terrace Creek and rainforest.

Richmond Valley

· Phillips Creek and Wine Shanty fires, 2800ha, being controlled on State Forest and private land.
· Resources - 20 personnel from State Forests and RFS. Start 8.9.
Fire is burning out of Mount Belmore State Forest into private property with some potential to affect dwellings and assets of hardwood and softwood plantations and private land to south east. Establishing control lines on northern side of fire, locating and construct southern control lines. Blacking out western division and patrolling hotspots in Wine Shanty Fire and monitoring progress of fire east along Wine Shanty Road.

· Humes Fire, 80ha, is being patrolled by RFS. Some problems with burning roots so mop up and patrol continuing.

Lismore

· Mulvena Rd, 40ha, private property is being patrolled.

NORTHERN TABLELANDS (Tenterfield, Severn, Inverell)

Nineteen fires burning in inaccessible country. Crews are monitoring and extinguishing when these come into open country. Additional firefighters arrived today. Bebo, Oaks, Patemans, Butterleaf, Kanagwalla and Hewitts Peak fires are the main fires of concern. Winds picked up this afternoon. Crews are working to establish containment lines and extinguish accessible fire. Backburning was achieved in some areas.

Tenterfield
· Capoompeta, 4200ha private, State Forest, national park land.
· Start private property 2.9.
RFS crews working in area, extinguishing as it becomes accessible or breaks containment lines where held. Intend to use areas burnt to east of Spirabo fire trail in 2002-03 to allow backburn to be implemented where required.

· Sugarbag, 350ha. Started private property 10.9.
RFS crews and one helicopter working on the fire which is being controlled. Strategy is to contain the fire to the west of Sugarbag Rd and establish containment lines in north and south. Backburning to be conducted from lines.

· Girrard, 420ha. State Forest and private property is contained.
RFS crews are monitoring fire within perimeters of State Forest to avoid further private property loss where possible. Brigades are patrolling the private property boundary fences and attacking when fire becomes accessible.

· Patemans, 130ha, is being patrolled. Start 10.9 on private property.
RFS crews working on fire, objective is to contain fire in area bordered by Teatree Ck, Mudflat Rd, Patemans Rd and a log snigging trail. Fire is well in containment lines and burning slowly.

· Poverty Point, 370ha, start 10.9 on private property. Being controlled.
Fire is burning in inaccessible country. Containment lines being established to southwest to Devon Hills and north east along the base of the range to the Malara fire trail, then north west along trail to the top of the range.

· Oaks, 782ha, private, State Forest. NPWS and RFS crews working on the fire.

· Tooloom, 15ha, State Forest land, 12 State Forests personnel. Start 10.9. Patrol. Mopping up continuing.

· Eagle Creek, 80ha, inaccessible private property. Local crews working in the area.

· Rough Hill, 130ha, private property. No threat to properties, local crews working in the area.

· Emu Creek, 250ha, local crews working in the area. No threat to property, burning in inaccessible country.

· Hewitts Peak, 1970ha (336 private, 1438 State Forest, 196 National Park). State Forests firefighters working on the fire. Burning in inaccessible country. Potential to join with London Bridge and Oakwood.

· Pretty Gully, 10ha, RFS crews establishing a perimeter around fire to minimise loss of grazing land. Start private property

· Sandy Creek, 300ha, private and State Forest land. Started 12.9. RFS crews are monitoring fire which is burning in rough terrain.

· Paddys Flat, 10ha, started 12.9 on private property. RFS crews are patrolling to extinguish fire as it enters open country.



Inverell
· Bebo Fire, 400ha (100 private, 300 State Forest)
· Resources - 50 personnel RFS, SF, 4 heavy plant.
Started lightning strike in State Forest on 13.9. Working on containment lines and fall back lines along Fishers Rd to the Bruxner Hwy, then to Bebo Rd to the forest, west along Suttons Rd, Nicholls Rd and south along Reserve Rd. Property protection work has been undertaken at `Inverary'.

Severn
· Butterleaf Fire, 2800ha, private property, national park, started 30.8.
RFS crew from Glen Elgin are patrolling the contained fire to prevent it crossing Morven Rd and causing damage to grazing land and further national park land.

· Kangawalla Fire, 100ha, started 14.9 on private property.
RFS crews aim to construct trails on north and east of fire and contain the spread to the west. Indirect attack on northern and eastern flanks to slow fire advance, stopping loss of private property or any threat to Mann River Nature Reserve.

· Oakwood Creek, 1120ha national park. Started on private property. NPWS crews working on the fire which may join London Bridge Fire.

NAMBUCCA

· Viewmont Fire, Bowraville Nature Reserve, 120ha, cause being investigated, start on private property.
· Resources - 15 RFS, 8 NPWS firefighters.
Difficult conditions with winds 50k/h making firefighting difficult as crews are chasing spot overs. Property protection for five rural homes in *****etts Ck below the mountain has been successful. Fire activity is on the mountain top at present and crews are working hard to stop it spreading north into mountainous country. Crews are trying to hold it on a steep ridge. Brigades attending include Gray Crossing, Newee Ck, North Arm, South Arm, Utungun, Warrell Ck, Talarm Rural Fire Brigades attending today.

Also attending fire at Thumb Ck State Forest.


HASTINGS

3500ha in district affected by fire as result of escaped private property burns.

· Balangry Brenton 185ha, 20 personnel, helicopter
A lull in gusty conditions is being used to put in a 6km backburn on the northern edges at Sharkys Rd to lock in northern and northwest side. Burn is going well, conditions ideal this afternoon. Westerly winds around 30k/h made firefighting difficult today. Crews were working with a small number of isolated properties to protect them as fire moved into accessible country but it's not approaching at a great rate. Property protection burns likely with crews conducting property protection as fire edge comes into open country.

· Red Hill Telegraph Point going, 218ha. Property Protection when fire backs down to property. Patrolled minor backburn.

· Comboyne, Cemetery Fire, is at 180ha. Is in inaccessible country and not causing property problems.

· Mt Boss Kindee, 700ha, uncontained fire with no property problems.

· Gallway Fire, at Birdwood, 1000ha is uncontained.

· Also assisting NSW Fire Brigade at North Haven. Patrolling there.

· Fire at Pappinbarra which began in private property was added to fire list this afternoon,

GREAT LAKES

All fires are in inaccessible areas and are not causing property problems.

· Old School House Rd south Buladelah, 90ha is contained.
· Resources - 17 RFS and NPWS firefighters
Objective to contain within boundaries of Booral Rd, Nerong Rd, Peppermint Knob Rd and Emu Creek. Bulldozer work on containment lines concentrating initially on Nerong Rd and Peppermint Knob Rd. Property protection work in Emu Ck area.
Gusting winds prevented backburning with westerlies of 12k/h gusting to 25k/h. Crews working on properties at Emu Ck. The fire is not approaching at a great rate but properties require assistance with cleaning up hazards. Crews also working on a trail run parallel with the Narong Rd.

Booral Rd, Girvan, Backburning carried out last night and dozer working today on trails, no pressure on control lines and backburning in the evening.

Mount Chapman Maher Flat
Backburning underway on leeside of mountain and should be tied up tonight. All preparatory work done.

· New fire at Booral, Lows Lane, which is inaccessible

LAKE MACQUARIE

· Mt Sugarloaf, 200ha, 45 RFS and State Forest firefighters.
· Start 13.9, cause suspicious.
Forestry staff cut firebreaks with handtools this afternoon in rough terrain under the power easement containment line. RFS crews worked hard in blustery conditions during the day in preparation for a backburn tomorrow morning. Weather expected to be 27 degrees and blustery again. Crews are patrolling eastern permitters Low flame and scorch heights are being experienced. . RFS tankers and State Forest crews will do backburn to contain southeast corner tomorrow. Only had small spots in high winds and RFS volunteers have done exceptionally well in the conditions. They have been working 24 hours a day since Sunday morning and there's only been one break out in north and two small spots on east. They have been straight on them in minutes.

Objective is to contain before weekend and secure. Containment lines - eastern perimeter on Sugarloaf Range Rd, Mt Sugarloaf Rd and eastern firetrail, southern perimeter on 132kV power easement which is difficult, rugged territory, western boundary along western perimeter of State Forest. By achieving this firefighters could prevent a further 400ha spread.
NSW Fire Brigades successfully protected the communications towers at the top of the mountain.

CESSNOCK
Buttai, Blackhill, 200ha of grass, scrub and forest land started 15.9 15 RFS tankers and a bulldozer, working on the area with backburns done this afternoon. Containment looking very likely.


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