High Point, NC

6-18-04

12:56 hours - High Point Fire Communications dispatched Battalion 2, E-8, E-9, E-1, L-13 and Squad 2 to 2020 Jarrell St. reference smoke in the building at Custom Drum Service, Inc. While units were enroute communications advised that the call was received from the business, and the alarm company had just notified them of a pull-station activation. Squad 2 arrived at 13:00 and advised, “Heavy smoke and flames showing from a drum manufacturing facility, start a 2nd alarm”. E-3, E-7, E10, L-12 and Squad 7 were dispatched on the 2nd alarm assignment. Battalion 2 requested EMS for standby and rehab. Guilford County EMS dispatched Unit 300, Unit 100, 551, 251 and Medic 10 to the location to assist the fire department. Multiple lines were used to bring the fire under control at 14:04.