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Wednesday, September 17, 2003

(Central Time Zone)

3rd Alarm - EVERETT, MA: Box 332 at 151 Bow St. 100x200 commercial building with numerous propane cylinders involved. Fire through the roof. Exterior attack. *154.310* C251/925 [TAC9-C520]. 12:08a.m.

Update - 3rd Alarm - EVERETT, MA: Box 332 at 151 Bow St. S/C 2 additional Engines. 1.5-story 100x200 commercial building - well involved with expousre problems to a fuel tank farm. DWH. *154.310* [TAC9-C520]. 12:33a.m.

NASHVILLE, TN: 3rd Alarm, 3511 Greymont Blvd @ 2nd Presbyterian Church. Main sanctuary fully involved. Total defensive operations. (RonH) HNAN WalterL. 5:12a.m.

2nd Alarm - BOSTON, MA: Box 2262 at 27 Fort Hill Ave. Fire showing - possibly people trapped. *483.1875* [TAC9-C520]. 5:14a.m.

2nd Alarm - LONDONDERRY, VT: 34 Red Pine Dr. Garage fire - fully involved - unattached. Multiple M/A to the fire and to cover. *154.145* [TAC9-C134]. 5:37a.m.

Update - 2nd Alarm - LONDONDERRY, VT: 34 Red Pine Dr. OIC reporting the house is an exposure problem. Garage is fully involved with 2 vehicles inside. [TAC9-C134]. 5:41a.m.

NASHVILLE, TN Update: At the 3rd Alarm, 3511 Greymont Blvd @ 2nd Presbyterian Church. Command has placed fire Under control -- cut off at sanctuary breezeway. Crews going to Box 55 Canteen for rehab. (FINAL)(RonH) HNAN WalterL. 6:43a.m.

2nd Alarm - JEWETT CITY, CT: 9 Cascart Drive. Heavy fire conditions in a 3-story wood frame. DWH. *33.90* [TAC9-C16]. 3:17p.m.

MANHATTAN, NY **2nd Alarm** Box-753 at 707 2nd Ave. near 38th Street. Basement fire in a 5-story 25x80 multiple dwelling. DWH. EAN301 [EAN]. 4:56p.m.

CUMBERLAND Co., PA (LISBURN) 3rd Alarm - 1700 block Lisburn Rd. Large house - fully involved. Mutual Aid York County. DC/PA1. 5:06p.m.

WASHINGTON, DC: *2nd Alarm* 1212 C St. NE. Heavy fire in the basement & thru the roof of a 2-story brick row. Multiple lines stretched operating. 7:55p.m.

WEB Alert: The National Hurricane Center has established a Radio Net via Local Ham Radio Operators in the Carolina's, VA and MD. MFN has linked this system to our Front Page. Go to http://www.MFNweb.com for the latest MFN1. 8:03p.m.

BROOKYN, NY: **2nd Alarm** Box-4166 East 69th Street & Avenue "U". Fire in the cockloft of a 3-story brick occupied multiple dwelling. DWH. EAN301 [EAN]. 9:33p.m.

2nd Alarm, BROOKLYN, NY: 22-4166 Ave 'U' & E 70 St. Fire on the top floor of a 6-story multiple dwelling. MNS -88/3/154- 9:35p.m.

BROOKLYN, NY: **2nd Alarm on arrival** Box-3657 Brightwater Court and Brighton 6th St. Fire in an unknown type building. EAN301 [EAN]. 9:39p.m.

2nd Alarm, BROOKLYN, NY: 22-XXX Brighton 6 St. & The Boardwalk. FPTF. MNS -88/154- 9:41p.m.

BROOKLYN, NY **3rd Alarm** Box-3657 Brightwater Court and Brighton 6th Street. Fire in an unknown type building. EAN301 [EAN]. 9:41p.m.

3rd Alarm: BROOKLYN, NY: 22-3657 Brighton 6 Street & The Boardwalk. Fire on all floors of a 6-story. MNS154 on scene. MNS -88- 9:43p.m.

Update - BROOKLYN, NY ***3rd Alarm*** Box-3657 Brightwater Ct. & Brighton 6th Street. Fire on all floors of a 6-story 100x200 multiple dwelling with numerous reports of people trapped in a restaurant. DWH. EAN301 [EAN]. 9:45p.m.

Update - BROOKLYN, NY: 22-4166 Ave U & East 66 St. Fire on top floor of a 6-stroy occupied multiple dwelling. DWH. MNS3/119. 9:51p.m.

*3rd Alarm* Update - BROOKLYN, NY: 33-3657 Brighton 6 & Brighton Water Ct. Fire on all floors - 6story brick occupied multiple dwelling. Commercial on 1st floor. Reports of people trapped on some floors. MNS3 on scene. DWH MNS119/88* 9:55p.m.

*3rd Alarm* Update - BROOKLYN, NY: 33-3657 3152 Brighton 6 St. & Brighton Water Ct., (Boardwalk). DC15 reports fire on all floors. 6-story brick 200x100 occupied multiple dwelling with commercial on 1st floor throughout the "A" wing. Request additional BATT. Fire is still DWH. MNS3/154 O/S MNS119 * 10:06p.m.

BROOKLYN NY ***4th Alarm*** Box-3657 Brighton 6th St. and Brightwater Court. Fire on the 1st through 3rd floors knocked down. Numerous victims removed. Companies still working on 4th, 5th and 6th floor extension. S/C 2 additional BATT's above the 4th Alarm. DWH. EAN301 [EAN]. 10:12p.m.

*4th Alarm* BROOKLYN, NY: 44-3657 3152 Brighton 6 St. & Brighton Water Ct (Boardwalk). DC#8 reports fire on all floors of a 6-stroy brick 200x100 occupied multiple dwelling with commercial on 1st floor throught the "A" wing. Request additional BATT. Fire is still DWH. EMS reports 3 injuries so far - 2 Firefighters - non serious. MNS3/154/3345 O/S MNS119 23:14 * 10:15p.m.

Update - BROOKLYN, NY **4th Alarm** Box-3657 at 3152 Brighton 6th Street. All visible fire knocked down. Companies opening up. Fire is PWH. EAN301 [EAN]. 10:55p.m.

ERIE, MI (MONROE): **2nd Alarm Equiv.** Victory Rd. between Cousino and Luna Pier. Working dwelling fire. M/A LaSalle & Luna Pier FD's. (FNNM-751). 11:03p.m.


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Cincinnati FD: W/F Box # 1435 @ 205 Calhoun St. Smoke from 3rd floor of 3 sty brk OMD. Cos: Eng 19, 34, 5, Trk 19, 29, RAT 32, Res 14, Dist 1, 3. FPO/D1002 ©

- 0525
Cincinnati FD: W/F Box # 1435 @ 205 Calhoun St. Fire U/C. Dist 3 requesting Fire Investigator. Car 512 enroute. FPO/D1002 ©

- 1627
West Licking JFD (Licking): W/F 116 Westview Dr. Cos: Eng 403, 161, TL 401, Med 141, BN 142. Smoke showing from a house. FPO/D276 ©

- 1631
West Licking JFD (Licking): W/F 116 Westview Dr. Add'l M/A from Violet Twp FD. Eng 402 on the card. Crews venting roof. FPO/D276 ©

- 1649
West Licking JFD (Licking): W/F 116 Westview Dr. Command reports fire K/D. Holding all companies. FPO/D276 ©

- 1704
Bazetta FD (Trumbull): W/F 3298 Morrow Dr. Shed fire. On the ground @ BFD arrival. Cos: Eng 13, 12, Lad 11, Med 11. Tank 23, 38 S/C'd and cancelled enroute. FPO/D265* (command) ©

- 2324
Cleveland FD: (Delayed) W/F 10720 Mt Carmel. Fire on 2nd floor of vacant 2 sty brk apt bldg. Cos: Eng 10, 41, TL 10, Squad 1, & BN 5. Eng 36 - Worker. Lad 36 - RIT. FPO/D700 ©


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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2003

ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN:

@ 04:46
BRONX: 7-5-3119 aof 780 E.134 ST X WILLOW AVE, FIRE IN THE ELECTRICAL ROOM OF A 6 STY 200 X 100, MNS-154

@ 09:05
MANHATTAN: 7-5-1643 -ALL-HANDS- aof 302 W 149 ST nr BRADHURST AV. 5 STY BRK 25 x 75 OMD. BATT-16 RPTs FIRE #1 FLR. MAIN BODY OF FIRE K/D. 1-LINE RUN. ADDT'L ENG & TRK S/C. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 09:15
MANHATTAN: 7-5-1643 aof 302 W 149 ST nr BRADHURST AV. 5 STY BRK 25 x 75 OMD. FIRE #1 FLR. BATT-16 RPTs PRI/SCH FIRE FLR & FLR ABOVE NEGATIVE. FIRE K/D. P/W/H * MNS-2

@ 09:17
MANHATTAN: 7-5-1643 aof 302 W 149 ST nr BRADHURST AV. 5 STY BRK 25 x 75 OMD. FIRE #1 FLR. DIV-6 RPTs 10-41 CODE 1 (SUSP-FIRE/OCC-BLDG) FIRE MARSHALs TO RESPOND. FIRE UNDER CONTROL * MNS-2

@ 11:12
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1683 -ALL-HANDS- @ PITKIN AV & JUNIUS ST. BATT-44 RPTs A LARGE AMOUNT OF CARs IN A JUNK-YARD. TOWER LADDER GOING INTO OPERATION. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 11:24
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1683 @ PITKIN AV & JUNIUS ST. LARGE AMOUNT OF CARs IN A JUNK-YARD. BATT-44 RPTs DROPPING DOWN TO 3-ENGs & 1-T/L (T/L-120) ALL OTHER UNITs TAKING UP.
L-176 / FAST - FIRE UNDER CONTROL * MNS-2

@ 12:59
QUEENS: 7-5-6630 -ALL-HANDS- @ WEXFORD TER & DALNY RD. FIRE IN A 2.5 STY FRM PVT DWLG. P/W/H * MNS-2

@ 13:42
QUEENS: 7-5-4839 -ALL-HANDS- @ 86 AV & 148 ST. 3 STY FRM 30 x 60. BATT-46 ACTING BATT-51 RPTs FIRE BETWEEN FLRs 1 & 2. 2-LINEs RUN. PRI/SCH FLRs 1, 2 & 3 NEGATIVE . D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 13:43
QUEENS: 7-5-4839 148 ST X 86 AVE, FIRE BTWN 1 / 2 FLR OF A 3 STY 30 X 60, MAIN BODY OF FIRE K/D, PRI SCH NEG. MNS-154

@ 13:44
QUEENS: 7-5-4839 @ 86 AV & 148 ST. 3 STY FRM 30 x 60 DWLG. FIRE BETWEEN FLRs 1 & 2. BATT-46 ACTING BATT-51 RPTs PRI/SCH THRU OUT NEGATIVE. P/W/H * MNS-2

@ 14:04
QUEENS: W/F BOX 5729 @ 122 AV & 196 ST. FIRE IN A BLDG * MNS-2

@ 14:13
QUEENS: 7-5-5729 -ALL-HANDS- @ 122 AV & 196 ST. 2 STY 20 x 40 WD FRM DWLG. BATT-54 RPTs FIRE #2 FLR BATHROOM. 1-LINE RUN. SCHs IN PROGRESS. L-162 / FAST - D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 14:17
QUEENS: 7-5-5729 @ 122 AV & 196 ST. 2 STY 20 x 40 WD FRM DWLG. FIRE #2 FLR BATHROOM. BATT-54 RPTs PRI/SCH THRU OUT NEGATIVE. P/W/H * MNS-2

@ 14:30
MANHATTAN: W/F BOX 606 @ E 21 ST & PARK AV. BROKEN GAS MAIN THAT HAS IGNITED.
L-24 / FAST. CON ED GAS REQUESTED ON A RUSH * MNS-2

@ 14:35
MANHATTAN: 7-5-606 -ALL-HANDS- @ E 21 ST & PARK AV SOUTH. 12 STY 75 x 100 COMM'L BLDG. BATT-7 RPTs FIRE #2 FLR. 2-LINEs RUN. SCHs IN PROGRESS. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 14:56
MANHATTAN: 7-5-606 @ E 21 ST & PARK AV SOUTH. 12 STY 75 x 100 COMM'L BLDG. FIRE #2 FLR. DIV-1 RPTs GAS STILL LEAKING FROM A PIPE IN THE #2 FLR. ALL FIRE K/D. PRI/SCH FIRE FLR & ABOVE NEGATIVE. FD VENTING & MONITORING GAS LEVELs IN BLDG. ATTEMPTING TO SHUT DOWN GAS AT THE CURB VALVE. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 15:18
MANHATTAN: 75-606 @ PARK AV SOUTH & E 21 ST. 12 STY BRK 75 x 100 OMD. FIRE #2 FLR. DIV-1 RPTs CON ED HAS SHUT THE GAS FROM THE STREET VALVE. BLDGs DEPT REQ FOR POSS VIOLATION. FIRE / INCIDENT UNDER CONTROL MNS-2

@ 16:14
BRONX: W/F BOX 3648 @ 218 ST & BRONXWOOD AV. FIRE IN A PRIVATE DWELLING * MNS-2

@ 16:19
BRONX: W/F BOX 3648 @ 218 ST & BRONXWOOD AV. BATT-15 RPTs USING 2-ENGs & 2-TRKs FOR A FIRE IN A COLUMN HOLDING UP PART OF A 2 STY 50 x 100 DWELLING. L-39 / FAST. D/W/H *
MNS-2

@ 16:22
BRONX: W/F BOX 3648 @ 218 ST & BRONXWOOD AV. BATT-15 RPTs USING 2-ENGs & 2-TRKs FOR A FIRE IN A COLUMN HOLDING UP PART OF A 2 STY 50 x 100 DWELLING. PRI/SCH NEGATIVE. FIRE UNDER CONTROL * MNS-2

@ 16:45
MANHATTAN: W/F BOX 753 @ E 38 ST & 2 AV - FIRE IN A BLDG * MNS-2

@ 16:51
MANHATTAN: 7-5-753 -ALL-HANDS- aof 707 2 AV nr E 38 ST. 5 STY BRK 25 x 80 MULTIPLE DWLG. BATT-8 RPTs FIRE IN THE BSMT. WATER DELAYED DUE TO A BURST LINE. L-24 / FAST. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 16:56
MANHATTAN: 7-5-753 aof 707 2 AV nr E 38 ST. 5 STY BRK 25 x 80 MULTI DWLG. FIRE IN THE BSMT. BATT-8 RPTs WATER ON THE FIRE. SCHs IN PROGRESS. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 17:05
MANHATTAN: 7-5-753 aof 707 2 AV nr E 38 ST. 5 STY BRK 25 x 80 MULTI DWLG. FIRE IN THE BSMT ELECTRICAL PANEL. BATT-8 RPTs FIRE KNOCKED DOWN. PRI/SCH THRU OUT NEGATIVE. REQUEST CON ED ELECTRIC. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 17:10
MANHATTAN: 7-5-753 aof 707 2 AV nr E 38 ST. 5 STY BRK 25 x 80 MULTI DWLG. MAJORITY OF THE FIRE CONFINED TO THE ELECTRICAL PANEL IN THE BSMT. DIV-3 RPTs SECONDARY SCHs IN PROGRESS. P/W/H * MNS-2

@ 17:16
BROOKLYN: 7-5-380 @ HALL ST & FLUSHING AV. BATT-35 RPTs FIRE 1st FLR OF A FACTORY. FIRE UNDER CONTROL AT TIME OF ALL-HANDS * MNS-2

@ 17:54
MANHATTAN: 2-2-753 *2ND-ALARM* aof 707 2 AV nr E 38 ST. 5 STY BRK 25 x 80 OMD. ELECTRICAL FIRE IN THE BSMT * MNS-2

@ 18:00
BROOKLYN: W/F BOX 1428 @ 3 AV & 21 ST. FIRE IN AN AUTO BODY SHOP - L-114 / FAST * MNS-2

@ 18:05
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1428 -ALL-HANDS- @ 3 AV & 21 ST. 1 STY 40 x 80 AUTO BODY SHOP. 2-LINEs RUN. SCHs IN PROGRESS. D/W/H * MNS-2

@ 18:11
BROOKLYN: *FDNY-MVA* 11 AV & 64 ST. FDNY T/L-149 INVOLVED IN AN MVA WITH A CIVILIAN AUTO OCCUPIED BY CHILDREN. EMS REQUESTED TO THE SCENE * MNS-2

@ 18:13
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1428 @ 3 AV & 21 ST. 1 STY 40 x 80 AUTO BODY SHOP. BATT-32 RPTs FIRE #1 FLR. 2-LINEs RUN. MAIN BODY OF FIRE K/D. P/W/H * MNS-2

@ 19:04
QUEENS: BOX 185 BEACH 22 ST & COLLIER AVE USING 1 & 2 UNK TYPE FIRE IN A UNK TYPE BLDG 1 10-45 CODE 3 MNS-30

@ 19:18
QUEENS: BOX 1085 BEACH 22 ST X COLLIER AVE THE 10-45 CODE 3 IS A FEMALE WITH BURNS FROM A FLASH FROM AN OVEN MNS-30

@ 20:27
MANHATTAN: BOX 916 57 ST X 6 AVE USING 2 & 2 FIRE ON TOP OF A ELEVATOR CAR MNS-30

@ 21:53
BROOKLYN: 7-5-2346 AOF 782 E-52 ST X AVE " D" / FOSTER AVE. FIRE IN BSMT OF 2 STY 20 X 50 ATT PVT DWG. MNS -88

@ 21:54
BROOKLYN: 7-5-2346 E.52 ST X FOSTER AVE, FIRE IN A 2 STY 20 X 50. MNS 154 IAP

@ 22:35
BROOKLYN: * 2ND. ALARM * 2-2-4166 AVE 'U' & E 70 ST. FIRE ON TOP FL OF 6 STY MD. MNS -88/3/154

@ 22:35
BROOKLYN: * 2ND. ALARM, 2-2-4166 2ND ALARM / AVE "U" & E 69 ST / TOP FLR OF AN OMD / MNS3

@ 22:40
BROOKLYN: *2ND. ALARM, 2-2-3657 BRIGHTON 6 ST & THE BOARDWALK FPTF. MNS -88/154

@ 22:43
BROOKLYN: *3RD. ALARM, 3-3-3657 BRIGHTON 6 ST & THE BOARDWALK. FIRE ON ALL FLOORS
OF A 6 STY. MNS154 ON SCENE. MNS -88

@ 22:50
BROOKLYN: *2ND. ALARM, 2-2-4166 AVE "U" & EAST 66 ST. FIRE ON TOP FL 6 STY OMD DWH MNS3/119*

@ 22:54
BROOKLYN: *3RD. ALARM, 3-3-3657 BRIGHTON 6 & BRIGHTON WATER CT, FIRE ON ALL FLOOR'S 6 STY OMD BRK , COMM ON 1ST FL REPORTS OF PEOPLE TRAPPED ON SOME FLRS MNS3 ON SCENE DWH MNS119/88*

@ 23:06
BROOKLYN: *3RD. ALARM, 3-3-3657 3152 BRIGHTON 6 ST & BRIGHTON WATER CT, (BOARDWALK) DC-15 RPTS FIRE ON ALL FLR'S 6 STY BRK 200 X 100 OMD WITH COMM ON 1ST FL FIRE THRUOUT THE "A" WING, REQ ADD'L BATT , FIRE IS STILL DWH MNS3/154 O/S MNS119

@ 23:08
BROOKLYN: *2ND. ALARM, 2-2-4166 AVE "U" & EAST 69 ST. DC-15 RPTS FIRE U/C MNS119

@ 23:12
BROOKLYN: 7-5-1720 WILLIAMS X DUMONT / BLAKE AVE'S. FIRE IN BSMT OF 6 STY MD. A/H XMITTED W / THE P/W/H. MNS -88/119

@ 23:14
BROOKLYN: *4TH ALARM* 4-4-3657 3152 BRIGHTON 6 ST & BRIGHTON WATER CT, (BOARDWALK) DC- 8 RPTS FIRE ON ALL FLR'S 6 STY BRK 200 X 100 OMD WITH COMM ON 1ST FL THRUOUT THE "A" WING, REQ ADD'L BATT , FIRE IS STILL DWH, EMS RPTS 3 INJ SO FAR 2 F/F NO SERIOUS MNS3/154/3345 O/S MNS119

@ 23:29
BROOKLYN: *4TH. ALARM, 4-4-3657 3152 BROGHTON 6 ST, DC-8 RPTS MAINBODY OF FIRE IS K/D ON ALL FLRS, 6 H/L I/O "NO T/L" I/O FIRE IS PWH MNS3/154/3345/119* 23:29


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2003
ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN:

@ 18:07
CUMBERLAND CNTY, PA. *3RD-ALARM* 1700 BLOCK LISBURN RD. LARGE HOUSE FULLY INVOLVED. MUTUAL AID YORK CNTY * DC/PA1 * MNS-2

@ 21:19
YONKERS, N.Y. WESTCHESTER COUNTY WORKING FIRE @ 7 MANNING AVENUE OFF LOCKWOOD AVE. FIRE IN THE COCKLOFT OF A 3 STORY BRICK / FRAME HOUSE #MNS750


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

Wednesday, September 17, 2003
(Eastern Time Zone)

2ND ALARM EVERETT,MA BOX 332 151 BOW ST 100X200 COMMERCIAL BUILDING HEAVY FIRE SHOWING *154.310* C251 [TAC9-C520]. 12:51a.m.

U/D 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]. 12:59a.m.

3RD ALARM EVERETT,MA BOX 332 151 BOW ST 100X200 COMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH NUMEROUS PROPANE CYLINDERS INVOLVED FIRE THROUGH THE ROOF EXTERIOR ATTACK *154.310* C251/925 [TAC9-C520]. 1:08a.m.

U/D 3RD ALARM EVERETT,MA BOX 332 151 BOW ST S/C 2 ADD'L ENGINES 1.5 STORY 100X200 COMMERCIAL BUILDING WELL INVOLVED WITH EXPOSURE PROBLEMS TO A FUEL TANK FARM DWH *154.310* [TAC9-C520]. 1:33a.m.

2ND ALARM BOSTON,MA BOX 2262 27 FORT HILL AVE FIRE SHOWING POSSIBLY PEOPLE TRAPPED *483.1875* [TAC9-C520]. 6:14a.m.

2ND ALARM LONDONDERRY VT 34 RED PINE DR GARAGE FIRE FULLY INVOLVED UNATTACHED MULTIPLE M/A TO THE FIRE AND TO COVER *154.145* [TAC9-C134]. 6:37a.m.

U/D 2ND ALARM LONDONDERRY VT 34 RED PINE DR OIC REPORTING THE HOUSE IS AN EXPOSURE PROBLEM. GARAGE IS FULLY INVOLVED WITH 2 VEHICLES INSIDE [TAC9-C134]. 6:41a.m.

W/F LEOMINSTER MA 52 WEST ST C-4 REPORTS HEAVY FIRE SHOWING #2-FLOOR *460.550* [TAC9-C10]. 8:47a.m.

MVA HOPKINTON, MA ON MASS TURNPIKE @ RTE-495 A ROLLOVER WITH ENTRAPMENT REQ FOR LIFEFLIGHT LZ: SCENE *460.0875/46.46* C02 C171 [TAC9-C16]. 9:03a.m.

ACW PROVIDENCE, RI 418 FRIENDSHIP ST AMOS HOUSE SHELTER A SMALL FIRE IN THE BUILDING S/C 1&1 *151.220* C115 C201 [TAC9-C16]. 9:38a.m.

MVA STONINGTON, CT INTERSTATE 95 NORTH BOUND A ROLLOVER WITH ENTRAPMENT L/S REQN BUT UNAILABLE CT9006 [TAC9-C101]. 1:53p.m.

HAZMAT DANVERS MA 50 FERNCROFT ROAD SHERATON FERNCROFT RESORT HIGH READINGS OF CO IN BUILDING NOW A MCI INCIDENT BUILDING BEING EVACUATED EMS TREATING SOME INJURED *483.3375* [TAC9-C88]. 3:29p.m.

U/D HAZMAT DANVERS MA 50 FERNCROFT ROAD SHERATON FERNCROFT RESORT OIC REPORTS HIGH C.O. READINGS FROM MALFUNCTIONING AIR HANDLING UNIT EMS STILL TREATING INJURED *483.3375* C48 [TAC9-C88]. 3:52p.m.

2ND ALARM JEWETT CITY, CT 9 CASCART DRIVE HEAVY FIRE CONDITIONS IN A 3STY WDFM DWH *33.90* [TAC9-C16]. 4:17p.m.

W/F SPRINGFIELD,MA SHERMAN & BAY STREETS. SMOKE SHOWING FROM THE 2ND FLOOR OF A STRUCTURE. 2 LINES STRETCHED & OPERATING. CT180/1396 [TAC9-C339]. 4:49p.m.

MVA DOUGLAS MA ROUTE-16 MEDFLIGHT-2 ENRTE W/10-MIN ETA S/C NORTHBRIDGE AMB & OXFORD ALS *33.96* C103/C339/C612 [TAC9-C642]. 6:30p.m.

W/F SPRINGFIELD MA BOX 2215 553 BAY ST 3-STORY OMD FIRE FLOOR #3 *154.175* [TAC9-C55]. 7:33p.m.

MVA WESTBROOK, ME 297 PRIDES STREET TRUCK VS. TREE WITH 1 10-45 C1 ON SCENE [TAC9-C101]. 8:58p.m.

ACW WARWICK, RI 274 GREENWOOD AVE A KITCHEN FIRE IN A 1.5STY WDFM CAPE STYLE DWELLING 1 LINE IN OPERATION FIRE NOW K/D *154.31* C304 C319 C519 [TAC9-C16]. 10:30p.m.

MVA/FIRE WOBURN, MA RTE 128 NORTH BEFORE RTE 93 R-1 REPORTS CAR FULLY INVOLVED WITH PERSON ON THE ROADWAY REQ FOR ALS W/PUSH *483.6125* [TAC9-C158]. 10:46p.m.

MVA HARTFORD CT BLUE HILLS AVE AND TOWER AVE-2 VEHICLE ACCIDENT ROLLOVER WITH FIRE-S/C 2 ADDITIONAL ENGINES-REPORTED 1 PERSON PINNED UNDER A CAR *154.310/800* C106 [TAC9-C09]. 11:36p.m.

W/F FRAMINGHAM MA 1656 WORCESTER RD IGUANA CANTINA REPORTED HEAVY FIRE IN A 1-STORY COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE/A RESTAURANT ACW DWH *483.7625* C933/C520/C158/C16 [TAC9-C20]. 11:55p.m.


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http://www.ean-inc.com/
Covering New Jersey, New York Metro area and
parts of Pennsylvania & Delaware.

Wednesday, September 17, 2003
(Eastern Time Zone)

BRONX,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 3612 @ ??? WHITE PLAINS RD. BATT 16 HAS FIRE IN A 11 STY 200X200 OMD. STAIRWELL "B" IS THE ATTACK STAIRWELL. FIRE IS DWH. EAN90. 1:54a.m.

U/D BRONX,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 3612 @ 3444 WHITE PLAINS RD. BATT 27 RPT'S FIRE WAS ON THE 11 FLR OF A 13 STY 100X200 OMD. MAIN BODY OF FIRE IS K/D AND PRI SRCH'ES ARE NEG. FIRE IS PWH. EAN90. 1:59a.m.

*FINAL* BRONX,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 3612 @ 3444 WHITE PLAINS RD. DIV 7 RPT'S SEC. SRCH'ES ARE NEG AND FIRE IS U/C. EAN90. 2:01a.m.

BROOKLYN,NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 1683 @ PITKIN AVE & JUNIUS ST. BATT 44 HAD MULTIPLE VEHICLES BURNING IN A JUNK YARD. FIRE IS NOW K/D AND U/C. EAN90. 11:23a.m.

JERSEY CITY NJ, (HUDSON) **HAZ-MAT** **M.C.I.** UNK LOC. SEVERAL WORKERS OVERCOME BY VAPORS AFTER OPENING THE DOORS OF A TRAILER CONTAINING SPILLED CHEMICALS. EAN301. 11:25a.m.

QUEENS NY *ALL HANDS* BOX 6630 @ 87-18 DALNY RD @ WEXFORD TERR. FIRE IN A 2.5 STY WDFRAME. FIRE IS K/D & UNDER CONTROL EAN157. 1:07p.m.

NEWARK NJ (ESX) **HAZMAT** NORFOLK ST BETWEEN MARKET & CENTRAL AVES. ROAD IS CLOSED DUE TO LARGE OIL SPILL IN ROADWAY. FD USING ALL HANDS EAN503\3311\ EAN157. 1:22p.m.

U/D NEWARK NJ (ESX) **HAZMAT/TRAFFIC ALERT** NORFOLK ST IS NOW CLOSED BETWEEN SOUTH ORANGE AVE & CENTRAL AVE. DUE TO A LARGE OIL SPILL EAN503\3311\ EAN157. 1:26p.m.

MANHATTAN NY, **ALL HANDS** BOX-606 PARK AVENUE SOUTH AND 22ND ST. FIRE IN A 12STY 75x100 OMD. DWH. EAN301. 2:36p.m.

FRANKLINVILLE,NJ (GLOUCESTER) *2ND ALARM* 245 HARRIS AVE. CHIEF O/S ADVISING TO STRIKE THE 2ND ALARM.CO's DROPPING IN LINES.F.A.S.T TEAM ENROUTE. NFI EAN3386. 3:49p.m.

FRANKLINVILLE,NJ (GLOUCESTER) *2ND ALARM* 245 HARRIS AVE. FIRE U/C. EAN3386. 4:03p.m.

PATERSON NJ, (PASSAIC) **WORKING FIRE** 498 EAST 30TH ST NEAR 19TH AVE. KITCHEN FIRE IN A CHINESE RESTAURANT. RADIO ALARM FROM FIRE DEPT UNIT ON SCENE. EAN301. 4:54p.m.

MANHATTAN NY, **ALL HANDS** BOX-707 707 2ND AVE NEAR EAST 38TH ST. BASEMENT FIRE IN A 5STY BRICK 25x80 MULTIPLE DWELLING. DWH. EAN301. 4:55p.m.

MANHATTAN NY, **2ND ALARM** BOX-753 707 2ND AVE NEAR EAST 38TH ST. BASEMENT FIRE IN A 5STY 25X80 MULTIPLE DWELLING. DWH. EAN301. 5:56p.m.

LISBURN (CUMBERLAND) PA. ***3RD ALARM*** 1700 BLOCK OF LISBURN ROAD. LARGE HOUSE FULLY INVOLVED. M/A FROM YORK COUNTY. DC/PA1 EAN318. 6:27p.m.

JERSEY CITY (HUDSON) NJ. *SELF INFLICTED ARSON* 188 BELMONT AVE (BOX 787). FEMALE ATTEMPTED TO LIGHT HERSELF ON FIRE. ALL SERVICES ON SCENE. ERSON ENROUTE. JC47 ENROUTE/ EAN318. 6:40p.m.

YONKERS (WESTCHESTER) NY. *WORKING FIRE* 7 MANNING AVE. FIRE ON THE TOP FLOOR OF A 3 STORY ORDINARY OMD. *484.7125 192.8* EAN301/ EAN318. 9:18p.m.

U/D YONKERS (WESTCHESTER) NY. *WORKING FIRE* 7 MANNING AVE. MAIN BODY OF FIRE K/D, COMPANIES CHECKING FOR EXTENSION. PRIMARY SEARCHES ARE NEGATIVE. EAN301/ EAN318. 9:28p.m.

BROOKLYN NY, **ALL HANDS** BOX-2346 782 EAST 52ND ST NEAR AVENUE "D". BASEMENT FIRE IN A 2STY 20x50 ATTACHED PRIVATE DWELLING. DWH. EAN301. 9:53p.m.

BROOKYN NY, **2ND ALARM** BOX-4166 EAST 69TH ST AND AVENUE "U". FIRE IN THE COCLOFT OF A 3STY BRICK O.M.D. DWH. EAN301. 10:32p.m.

BROOKLYN NY, **2ND ALARM ON ARRIV** BOX-3657 BRIGHTWATER COURT AND BRIGHTON 6TH ST. FIRE IN AN UNK TYPE BLDG. EAN301. 10:39p.m.

U/D BROOKLYN NY, ***3RD ALARM*** BOX-3657 BRIGHTWATER CT AND BRIGHTON 6TH ST. FIRE ON ALL FLOORS OF A 6STY 100x200 MULTIPLE DWELLING WITH NUMEROUS REPORTS OF PEOPLE TRAPPED IN A RESTAURANT. DWH. EAN301. 10:45p.m.

U/D BROOKLYN NY, ***3RD ALARM*** BOX-3657 BRIGHTWATER CT AND BRIGHTON 6TH ST. FIRE ON ALL FLOORS OF A 6STY 100x200 MULTIPLE DWELLING. SEARCHES UNDERWAY, FIRE IN 3 APARTMENTS. COMPANIES HAVING WATER SOURCE ISSUES. EAN301. 10:52p.m.

U/D BROOKLYN NY, ***3RD ALARM*** BOX-3657 BRIGHTWATER CT AND BRIGHTON 6TH ST. NUMEROUS VICTIMS BEING TREATED BY EMS FOR SMOKE INHALATION TYPE INJURIES. COMPANIES MAKING SOME PROGRESS. EAN301. 10:55p.m.

BROOKLYN NY, ***4TH ALARM*** BOX-3657 BRIGHTON 6TH ST AND BRIGHTWATER COURT. FIRE ON THE 1ST THROUGH 3RD FL'S K/D. NUMEROUS VICTIMS REMOVED. CO'S STILL WORKING ON 4TH, 5TH, AND 6TH FLOOR EXTENSION. S/C 2 ADD BATT'S ABOVE 4TH. DWH. EAN301. 11:12p.m.

U/D BROOKLYN NY, **4TH ALARM** BOX-3657 3152 BRIGHTON 6TH ST. ALL VISIBLE FIRE K/D. COMPANIES OPENING UP. FIRE PWH. EAN301. 11:55p.m.


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TORONTO FIRENET
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Working Fires & greater, MVA's, EMS, PD, Haz-mat incidents in Greater Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Buffalo, NY.

Wednesday, September 17, 2003
(Eastern Time Zone)

TORONTO (CANADA) Report:

W/F TORONTO 200 FRONT W FIRE IN A DRYCLEANERS B/O P332 TFN332 (tf) [TORONTO FIRENET-TAC9]. 1:59p.m.

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CANADA Report:

W/F LANGLEY TWP BC 264 ST/36 AV CFB ALDERGROVE FIRE IN A DWELLING. TFN332 (ca) [TORONTO FIRENET-TAC9]. 11:33a.m.

ST. CATHARINES, ON. CANADA, WF, 389 ST. PAUL ST. SMOKE VIS FROM A MOTEL, P.1 LAYING IN. 155.445. TFN315. (ca) [TORONTO FIRENET-TAC9]. 8:43p.m.

UD, ST. CATHARINES, ON. 389 ST. PAUL, FIRE CONF. TO 1 ROOM, NOW K/D. CHECKING FOR EXT. PWH. TFN315. (ca) [TORONTO FIRENET-TAC9]. 8:48p.m.


If interested in getting this info to your pager or wireless device please contact Toronto Firenet at tfn@tac9.com or via phone at
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(ICP) Incident Command Page of Arizona, Inc.
E-MAIL: info@incidentcommandpage.com

Wednesday, September 17, 2003
(Mountain Time Zone)

Incident Command - PHOENIX, AZ: Phoenix FD 3-1 Apartment fire - 4715 N. Black Canyon. Units on scene of a working fire. RIC & Utility en-route. TFC-ON Ch5 153.830 [ICP963w]. 1:16p.m.

Incident Command - PHOENIX, AZ: Phoenix FD 3-1 structure fire. 59th Ave & Buckeye Rd. Units on scene of a working fire. RIC, Utility & Rehab en-route. TFC-ON Ch9 155.670 [ICP963]. 5:11p.m.

Incident Command - PHOENIX, AZ: Phoenix FD 3-1 Apartment fire at 1807 E. Raymond St. Units on scene of a working fire. RIC assignment is en-route. TFC-ON Ch8 153.770 [ICP444m]. 9:06p.m.


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

Wednesday, September 17, 2003
(Central Time Zone)

STLFN: WASHINGTON, MO (FRANKLIN COUNTY) - Major Rescue for a trench collapse at Highway 100 and Southpoint - at the construction site. Mutual Aid from St. Louis County FD's. [STL810]. 11:36a.m.

STLFN: U/D - WASHINGTON, MO (FRANKLIN COUNTY) - Major Rescue for a trench collapse at Highway 100 & Southpoint - at the construction site. Mutual Aid from St. Louis County FD's for a Heavy Rescue Task Force. Unknown number of victims. [STL810]. 11:39a.m.

STLFN: BELLEVILLE, IL (ST.CLAIR Co.) Villa Hills and Northwest FD's on scene of a house fire @ 83 Cheshire Dr. Fire showing on arrival. Move-ups made. (STL 835). 6:45p.m.

STLFN: Update on Villa Hills FD (ST. CLAIR Co., IL) House fire @ 83 Cheshire Dr. Possible people trapped. Villa Hills 5711 was laying a line. (STL 835). 7:50p.m.

STLFN: Update on Villa Hills FD (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: Working house fire @ 83 Cheshire Dr. Both utilities have been requested. Salvation Army Canteen and Red Cross have also been requested. (STL 835). 7:05p.m.

STLFN: Update on Villa Hills FD (ST. CLAIR Co.), IL: Working house fire @ 83 Cheshire Dr. Fire is under control. Companies overhauling. Signal Hill FD responding M/A to the scene. Red Cross on scene. Move-up Companies are securing. *FINAL* (STL 835). 9:23p.m.


http://www.geocities.com/debader21/stlfn.html


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

Tuesday, September 16, 2003
(Central Time Zone)

CIFN-RESCUE: BUFFALO IL (SANGAMON): (Delayed:0500) Multi agency response to I-72 westbound at the 115 and a half M/M for the MVA roll over with entrapment. Dawson, Illiopolis FPD, Sangamon Cty Rescue Squad call for M/A. [CIFN-3] 6:44 am

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (JACKSON CO): *2nd alarm equivalent* at 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] 2:59 pm

INDEPENDENCE, MO (JACKSON CO): Working fire at 15303 E 44th Terrace x Phelps. Smoke showing from a 1 story occupied frame. Q6 P2 P4 P5 R2 T2 CHF5 [KCFN-02] 3:21 pm


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


UNITED KINGDOM
London Fire Brigade Daily Report

17 Sept 03


1230 A21 Paddington 4 pump fire, persons reported at 11 Olney House on Pavely St, 6-sty apartment block 30m x 20m, fire in 4th flr apartment extended to 5th apartment aboe, using 2 hosereels, 2 civilians injured.

1650 H32 Norbury 8 PUMP FIRE, HPx1, ALPx2 at Queens Hospital on Pawsons Rd, fire in buildings under demolition involving a 4-sty 40m x 17m fully involved 2nd flr thru the roof and a 3-sty 42m x 25m fully involved 3rd flr thru the roof, using 6 jets, HP Hydraulic Platform, ALP Aerial Ladder Platform, water relay operations.

Runs for the day: 1330
Runs for the year: 218731


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AUSTRAILIA
Statewide Fire Update 1900hours 17 September


More than 450 firefighters worked across 60 fires, mostly affecting Northern Tablelands, Northern Rivers and the Mid North Coast today.

About 38000ha has been burned. No properties are under direct threat.

Rural properties may come under threat, particularly in the Northern Rivers, in coming days. Property owners are asked to be aware of fire in their area and take proper property preparations.

Any fires lit in areas where permits have been revoked or Total Fire Bans have been declared will be investigated and charges can apply.

Members of the public are asked to call their district RFS Fire Control Centre for advice on whether they can light fires.

No Total Fire Bans apply tomorrow, however, fire permits have been revoked in some areas.

Conditions improved slightly across some firegrounds, with backburning achieved in some areas. Containment work continues with firefighters bulldozing lines and cutting handtool firebreaks.

See the News/Major Fire Updates section of the website for details of each area.


NORTHERN RIVERS - Kyogle, Copmanhurst, Richmond Valley, Lismore

Property owners in the vicinity of fires in these districts are asked to be vigilant and prepare their properties as a precautionary measure.

Although the fires are not directly affecting property at the moment they are still active, with some still uncontained and they will pose a problem in coming days.

Rural property owners are likely to face fire in some areas.

Wind conditions have eased slightly today although temperatures were warm. More than 15 fires continue to affect the area. Crews were able to start backburning on main fires of concern, particularly Phillips Creek, Camira Complex and Swindlers.

Aerial work and bulldozing containment lines also continued today.

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.
Property owners should clearing combustible material from structures to protect homes and enable access by fire tankers if necessary.

Fire permits are not being issued for 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. Start 12.9 on private property.
* Resources - 8 personnel NPWS three heavy plant, one helicopter.
* Contained yesterday.
Backburn completed on Ridge, Coledale and Golding sectors and all fall back options are prepared. 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 and blacking out. Potential threat to Banyabba Nature Reserve.*

* Camira Complex - (Camira and Mt Neville Fires), 2500ha, private, national park and State Forest land
* Resources - 25 personnel, NPWS and SF, 1 helicopter, 4 heavy plant
* Being controlled. Start 10/9 on private property.
Burning in remote rugged country. There is a moderate threat to Whiporie plantation to the east and some other built assets in the area. Property owners in the vicinity are asked to prepare their homes and be aware of possible fire threat. Crews continue to establish containment lines on southern flank and backburn as required to secure the western, northern and southern flanks. *

Kyogle
* Clarks, 310ha private land. Fire is not contained.
* 30 RFS personnel, start 7.9.03 on private property.
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. Property owners should prepare as a precaution. Properties will be monitored to east and west for property protection. Patrol backburn from northern containment line to prevent spread to plantations in northwest and northeast. Consolidate lines in north and south throughout day. Control lines are constructed south from Alikhan sector. Construction of control lines in Hillview Sector at southern end of the fire to take place. Police have charged a private landholder under S203.E of the Crimes Act in relation to this fire. Schedule to appear in court on 13 November.*


* Roseberry Ck, 60ha 4 RFS personnel. Fire is not contained. Started 13.9.03 on private property.
Fire is relatively inaccessible and local dozer completed construction of control lines for property protection. Continue to do property protection today.*

* Swindlers Fire, Paddys Flat, 100ha of State Forest and is being controlled. Started 13.9 on State Forest. State Forest personnel working in the area.
Objective is to limit spread of fire into adjacent private property and stop fire entering plantations to the north. Fire has moved quickly overnight. Control effort has been in northeast corner afternoon and will move down to creek overnight. Backburning being done as required. Backburn of Wayback control lines to Toolum Ck last night (evening of 16.9). Completing clean up of Goldmine Rd sector to Toolum Ck and backburning 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. 400ha. Fire is uncontained. Start 14.9.03 on private property.
Fire is of minimal threat as it is surrounded by relatively open cleared land to the west east and south with good options for establishing containment lines in the north. Objective is to ensure fire does not spread north, possible to stop at Razorback saddle by backburn. Crews will catch fire on flat ground.*

* Goanna Creek, 250ha of State Forest and private land and is contained. Start 10.9 on private property.
Helicopter is monitoring the fire activity. Crews blacked out containment lines on Tuesday to be prepared strong winds. Low threat to assets around Richmond Range NP.*

* Grays, 50ha private land. Started 7.9 on private property.
Fire is contained and being patrolled by State Forests. Fire activity has been minimal since 15.9. Regular ground and air inspections.*

* Ducat, 150ha private and national park. Is being controlled by RFS crew, 1 helicopter and heavy plant. Start 14.9 on private property.
Fire is going out once it reaches flat grass land areas. Farm tractor has built containment lines in this area. Escaped from private property to national park. Threats to Yabbra State Forest and Toonumbar National Park. Aim is to stop the fire from becoming established in adjacent forest and park where terrain is difficult. Bulldozer working in the area today pushing control line along tracks in southwest and west. *

* Wild Cattle Grass, 200ha NPWS patrol. Start 10.9 on national park.
Fire is completely surrounded by rainforest with minimal smoke. Daily monitoring taking place by air. Most of the fire has burnt out as it reaches rainforest. One small front following a wet sclerophyll ridge south and downhill to Terrace creek was extinguished by ground crews on the 15th. Objective is to make sure fire is contained by Terrace Creek and rainforest.*

* Tunglebung Creek, 2ha on private property. Started 14.9 and is contained. Control lines are established and property owner and machinery are in attendance. Fire started in a windrow.*

* Mt Williams, 50ha private land. Started 16.9 on private property.
Low fire activity being experienced. Fire is burning adjacent to State Forest and National Park with no immediate threat to plantations 7km to southeast. Control lines will be prepared and backburning conducted.*

* Lemon Creek, 5ha, uncontained on private property. Started 16.9. Threat to national park to the east. Containment options being investigated. Helicopter conducting reconnaissance.*
* Palen Creek, 200ha. Started 15.9 in Border Ranges National Park. Will continue to burn slowly under forecast conditions. Objectives are to blackout existing line along rabbit fence and monitor fire progress around Sawpit Ck.*

Richmond Valley

* Phillips Creek and Wine Shanty fires, 3000ha, being controlled on State Forest and private land.
* Resources - 20 personnel from State Forests and RFS. Start 8.9 on State Forest.
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. Southwest break to escarpment worked on overnight and waterbombed today. 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. Start 12.9 on private property. Some problems with burning roots so mop up and patrol continuing.*

Lismore

* Mulvena Rd, 40ha, private property is being patrolled by RFS crews.*

Pristine Waters
* London Bridge, Guy Fawkes River National Park, 2839ha of private and national park. Fire is contained.
* 14 NPWS firefighters working on the fire. Started 26.8 on private land.
Fire continues to progress broadly southeast. It has come down onto Razorback Creek and is moving up the creek but is still within containment lines. Crews are mopping up along Razorback and Steep Creek sectors today. Containment lines are holding but need close monitoring with helicopter support for inaccessible areas. RFS are managing the western, northern and northeastern containment strategies.


NORTHERN TABLELANDS (Tenterfield, Severn, Inverell)

Nineteen fires continue to affect the Northern Tablelands area. Two are uncontained, eight are being contained and nine are being patrolled.

A fire lit last night on the opposite side of a containment line on the Oakwood fire is being investigated. All fire permits are suspended. Any fires lit will be investigated and prosecution pursued.

Firefighters were able to conduct containment work on fires under better conditions today. Winds did cause concern at some stages, with the Hewitts Peak fire getting particularly active. Backburning was conducted on the Girrard fire and heavy machinery continues to work on containment lines. No properties are under threat.

Fires are burning in inaccessible country and are not causing property concerns. Crews are monitoring and extinguishing when these come into open country. Out of area taskforces are working in the area.

The Oaks and Girrard fires are the top priority. Bebo, Patemans, Butterleaf, Kanagwalla and Hewitts Peak are also of concern.

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.*

* Sugarbag, 380ha. 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. of State Forest and private property is contained. Started 9.9.
RFS crews are monitoring fire within perimeters of State Forest to avoid further private property loss where possible. Brigades are patrolling.*

* 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 and State Forest land is being controlled. NPWS and RFS crews working on the fire. Bulldozer completed lines on the northwest side to the rainforest. Crews will monitor, patrol and backburn from containment lines this evening if conditions allow.*

* Tooloom, 15ha, State Forest land, 12 State Forests personnel working on the fire. Start 10.9. Bulldozers are cleaning up tracks and crews are patrol the fire perimeter. No current threat to adjoining hardwood plantation. Mopping up continuing.*

* Eagle Creek, 80ha, in-accessible private property. Local crews working in the area.*

* Rough Hill, 130ha, private property. No threat to properties, local crews patrolling 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). Started 5.9 on State Forest. *

* Pretty Gully, 10ha, RFS crews are patrolling to contain the fire within perimeters and prevent loss of grazing land. Start private property 13.9*

* 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, 600ha (100 private, 500 State Forest).
* Resources - 40 personnel RFS, SF, 4 heavy machinery.
Started lightning strike in State Forest on 13.9. Crews are monitoring control lines and mopping up to maintain fire within control lines. Property protection work has been undertaken at `Inverary' which is well prepared. Control lines follow the fire edge and a break installed on the northwestern section. Unburnt areas are still within the fireground. On completion of containment lines machinery will be used to prepare fall back lines along Fishers Rd to the Bruxner Hwy to the forest, west along Suttons Rd, Nichols Rd and south along Reserve Rd.

Severn
* Butterleaf Fire, 2800ha, private property, national park, started 30.8. RFS crew from Glen Elgin are continuing to patrol 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 and their objective is to contain fire along London Bridge Rd and Oakwood Rd. Backburning strategies are in place for these roads.*


Nambucca
* Viewmont Fire, Bollanolla Nature Reserve, 465ha, is being controlled.
* Cause being investigated, start on private property.
* Resources - 6 RFS, 14 NPWS and 3 State Forest firefighters, 2 helicopters and five heavy plant.
Backburning this afternoon.
Fire is burning in Bollanolla Nature Reserve and threatening Bowraville Nature Reserve. Large areas of private property forest are burning north of reserve land. Fire could threaten private property to north and east and State Forest plantations to the south.. Objectives are to form and upgrade containment lines on private property north of Viewmont Mountain, prepare new containment strategy for the southern flank of the fire and continue mop up and patrol of western flank in cleared country. Vehicle based ground crews with two helicopters supporting them are holding the fire where it challenges containment lines.
Difficult conditions yesterday with winds 50k/h made firefighting difficult as crews were chasing spot overs. Property protection for five rural homes in *****etts Ck below the mountain was conducted. Fire activity was on the mountain top. Crews are working hard to stop it spreading north into mountainous country, 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.

* Koseki, 300ha of private and State Forest land. Start 30.8 on private property. RFS crews are patrolling the fire to ensure it doesn't reignite.

* Stockyard Rd, 5ha of State Forest. Patrolled.


Hastings
3500ha in district affected by fire as result of escaped private property burns. Weather eased slightly this afternoon, enabling crews to conduct backburning activities on Belangry, Red Hill and Gallway fires. Good progress is being made.

Weather conditions could ease in coming days so a lot of backburning activity can be expected.

* Balangry Brenton 600ha, is being controlled by RFS personnel, helicopter .
* Start 12.9 on private property.
Backburning being conducted this afternoon as light to moderate winds are assisting. Backburning was conducted last night on the northern edges at Sharkys Rd to lock in northern and northwest side. Crews were working with a small number of isolated properties to protect them as fire moved into accessible country. Property protection burns likely with crews conducting property protection as fire edge comes into open country. *

* Red Hill, Telegraph Point being controlled, 250ha. Start 13.9 on private property. Backburning being conducted in lighter winds this afternoon along Rollands Plains Rd and Red Hill Rd to protect property.*

* Cemetery Fire, Comboyne, is at 180ha. Start 12.9. Is in inaccessible country and not causing property problems. Brigades will conduct property protection when is comes out of inaccessible areas. *

* Mt Boss Kindee, 700ha, private and State Forest land. Started 5.9. Fire is uncontained and burning in difficult terrain, with no direct property problems at this stage. Brigades will carry out property protection as fire comes out of inaccessible areas.*

* Gallway Fire, Birdwood, 1050ha is being controlled. Started 11.9 on private property. Fire is inaccessible and brigades will carry out property protection as it comes into accessible areas.*

* North Haven Fire is out. 5ha burnt. Started 15.9 . RFS assisted in NSW Fire Brigades area.

Great Lakes

Crews contained Old School House Rd and Booral Rd fires.

* 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, 350ha. Fire is contained and 12 RFS firefighters are working in the area.
Backburning during the night was successful. Mop up along all control lines continued today. Objectives are to contain the fire within the area bordered by Branch Rd, Booral Rd, trail running south from Conga Rd Blue Gum Rd and the trail running west from Branch Rd.*

* Mount Chapman Maher Flat is being patrolled. 70ha. Backburning conducted last night and patrols continuing today. *

* Locketts Crossing, 100ha.

Coffs Harbour
* Lorikeet Fire, 60ha, being patrolled by RFS crews. Started 16.9.

Lake Macquarie
* Mt Sugarloaf, 320ha, 40 RFS and State Forest firefighters.
* Start 13.9, cause suspicious. The fire is being controlled.
Backburning conducted today by crews to secure containment. Crews tried to get a control line into rough territory in the southern sector on power easement lines however this proved impossible under strong winds and due to difficult terrain. The fire is now expected to burn a further 300ha. Eastern containment lines remain good Fire is travelling slowly in the northwest. Objective is to contain the fire on Sugarloaf Range Rd, Mt Sugarloaf Rd, eastern firetrail, the 330kV power easement, fence line to the west and 132kV easement to south into State Forest. Strategies include continued patrol of northern containment line. Patrol and mop up of Mt Sugarloaf Rd, Sugarloaf Range Rd and eastern fire trail Winds continued to be blustery.

Cessnock

Buttai, Blackhill, 150ha started 15.9. Contained. Crews are patrolling and the fire isn't causing any problems at this time. 15 RFS tankers and a bulldozer, working on the area yesterday with backburns done yesterday afternoon.


For more information visit the RFS website at http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au NSW Rural Fire Service...for our community

Message sent: 17/09/2003 at 07:25PM


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YOUNGSTOWN, OH:

The Message Board of the Youngstown FD web site has an excellent "Apparatus Dictionary". The idea is to have photos of various styles of apparatus posted there so that it can be used as a reference. The photos already in the Apparatus Dictionary vary from early motorized apparatus to new deliveries.

Want to know what a 1939 Ahrens-Fox looks like? How about a Kenworth/Pierce, a Summit tanker or a Seagrave EMS patient transport engine? Don't see a topic for the type of apparatus you're looking for? Start a new category yourself or leave a photo request! Also, if you picture is smaller than 100 kb in size, it can be uploaded and stored on the YFD site.

Look for other features like the Virtual Swap Meet (post a free for sale or wanted ad for fire related item!) and the Fire Alarm Call Box Discussion. There are dozens of photo topics in the call box discussion showing unusual pieces of alarm equipment and photos of towns that are still using their dependable Gamewell systems! Have a picture of your favorite fire station, post it in the Fire Station topic where there old and new photos of stations from coast to coast. Many fire museums have photos and information listed on the site too.

Also, there are incident scenarios and a general firefighting discussion including an interesting new thread on enclosed pump compartments. Want to discuss a fire your town had recently or ask a "how would you do it question"? You can post notices about department fund raising events, parades or other events.

So, why not take a few minutes and have a look at the site? Maybe even register as a member and post a few pictures or comments! Stop in, say Hi! to everyone, and tell us what that nickname of yours means. It's fun and free....


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