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2 Alarm 5400 Water Tower court

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 5400 Water Tower court

Date 2008-08-10

On Sunday evening at 19:15 hours on August 10, 2008 C.F.D. dispatched for a porch on fire at 5400 Water Tower Court in Madisonville. Engines 49 and 3; Trucks 31 and 18; RAT 23; Districts 4 (Turley) and 1 (Kluesener), Rescue 46 and Squad 9 were assigned. The Tower advised responding units that they had received multiple calls reporting the fire and that now the roof was burning.
Responding units reported a large column of smoke visible while enroute. Engine 49 was first on the scene and advised they had a working fire and requested the second alarm.

Photograph - Bill Strite

Fire was spreading rapidly throughout the building and a 2nd alarm was requested. Assigned on the 2nd were: Engines 18 & 23; Truck 32; Squad 14; Rescue 2; and Car 2 (Asst. Chief Kroger). District 4 (Turley) climbs Truck 18's aerial to obtain a better view of area while Car 2 (Kroger) looks on from the balcony.

Photograph - Bill Strite

The apartment where the fire originatd along with the roof area of the building were severely damaged.
Photograph - Bill Strite

Time to start picking up all that hose and head for home.
Photograph - Bill Strite

Good seeing you again...
Photograph - Bill Strite