Monday, June 26, 2017

Salisbury Fire Department Press Release

Structure Fire w/ Subject Trapped, N. Westover Drive

At 09:46, Stations 16, 2, 1, and 5 (Hebron) were dispatched for a structure fire with occupant trapped - units were advised en route that occupant was now outside of the structure w/ burns to the upper body

E16 arrived and reported fire showing Side Alpha - the crew from E16 put a preconnected 1.75" handline into service - supply line laid by E16 had a catastrophic failure of a coupling - primary water supply re-established after replacement of damaged hose

E161 arrived and secured secondary water source and advanced a backup line - Truck 2 completed primary searches with no occupants found in the residence - AC1 arrived and established fixed command - additional resources from Station 74 (Delmar) were requested due to temperature/humidity concerns

crew from Paramedic A16 treated and transported burn pt - crew from Paramedic A1 involved w/ initial suppression crews - Truck 1 assigned utility control - Engine/Tanker 5 assigned to assist/relieve E16's crew - Engine/Tanker 74 assigned to assist/relieve E161's crew - Tower 16 assigned to overhaul

situation declared under control at 10:33 Hours after first PAR showed all crews accounted for and either working or in rehab

State Fire Marshal's Office remained on scene to conduct investigation - preliminary findings were fire caused by unattended cooking in the residence

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why can't firefighters learn to speak English like normal people? It's not Side Alpha, it's the front of the house, etc..

Anonymous said...

Ummm... Why do they need a press release?