Fort Worth, TX, Engine 23 and Quint 23 responded first due to an early-morning fire at an apartment complex, with fire on the first floor extending to the second floor. The fire was confined to four apartments, damaging four others. Two additional engines were requested. One occupant was injured and five occupants were displaced. The fire occurred on Dec. 1, 2013.
Dedication: This month’s Firehouse® is dedicated to Firefighter Mark T. Urban, 40, of the Boise Smoke Jumpers, Bureau of Land Management, in Boise, ID, who died in the line of duty, September 2013; and to Captain Richard Floersch, 59, of the Milan, TN, Fire Department; Chief John Allison, 51, of the Mason County Rural Fire Authority/Custer Fire Department in Custer, MI; Captain David Heath, 48, of New Hanover County Fire Rescue in Wilmington, NC; Firefighter Jantzen M. Frazier, 28, of Oden Ridge Fire and Rescue in Eva, AL; and Firefighter Leroy Murphy Jr., 56, of the Gettysburg, OH, Rural Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, October 2013.
Cover by: Cover photo by Glen E. Ellman