Cabin fire a total loss
On April 9, Station
18 was dispatched to a working house fire at approx 1700hrs. On the
box was L-18, R-18, T-18, 18-9, E-24, T-24, and Harford for a full response.
Upon arrival Lt. 18-D (Belcher)
reported a small cabin fully involved partially on the ground with a vehicle
also fully involved, no other exposers.
Chief 18-1 (Price) assumed
command upon arrival and reported a small cabin fully involved
75 percent on the ground.
Due to the conditions of the area, L-18 extended a 3" leader into a wye
to two 1 3/4" attack lines for overhaul.
A drafting operation was
set up in a near by stream to re-fill tankers. The cabin was approximately
400' from the roadway with no access.
Crews remained on scene fo