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


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?