A Lewisville Fire Fighter assesses a burning round bale and waits for a brush truck to help knock it down.
Knock down of a round bale.
Once the grass fire is contained crews deal with several round bales on fire.
Crews overhaul one of the round bales. This Brush Truck is part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) and is staffed and operated by Lewisville Fire Department out of their Station 1.
Here the TIFMAS Brush truck from Lewisville, Brush 117 for Carrollton and Brush 166 from Lewisville.
Units Staged nearby.
On June 3, 2011 Carrollton Fire Department was called to a grass fire in Northwest Carrollton. Due to a large amount of fire, strong winds, high temperatures, and potential exposures multiple crews were requested.
Carrollton Fire responded with 3 Engine Companies, 1 Brush Truck, and a Battalion Chief; Lewisville Fire responded mutual aid with 2 Engine Companies, 2 Brush Trucks and a Battalion Chief.
It was brought under control without an exposures becoming involved. Unfortunately several round bales were lost.