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Box Transmitted After Power Line Causes Fire in Attic
Wed. Jun 3rd 2020

11:54 Hours/ 515 S 11th Street/ Box 602/ A Platoon-

E1 and Tower 1 were dispatched for a power line arcing on a house. E1 arrived and reported a 2.5 story end of row vacant structure with a piece of metal flashing contacting the power line. Light smoke was coming from the area of contact on the roof. Shortly after, fire started showing from the eave and C8 requested the box be transmitted. E1 forced entry and stretched a line to the 3rd floor. Tower 1 set up and begin opening up the roof. Interior crews opened up void spaces in the attic and worked with Tower 1 to extinguish the fire. Fire was contained to a void in the attic. C8 placed the fire under control at 12:11 hours. The area of fire was overhauled before crews took up and went available. No injuries reported.

Units Assigned: E1, E5, E9, Twr1, L1, R1, E7, C8, C3, M1

 

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