Fire Photos


1 Alarm 1553 Knox Street

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 1 Alarm 1553 Knox Street

Date 2008-10-11


At 8:38 PM the Cincinnati Fire Communication Center received a telephone call reporting a structure fire at 1553 Knox Street in Cumminsville. Initial fire units encountered a two-story residential building fully involved in fire. It took approximately one-hour before the fire was brought under control.

1st Alarm: Engines 21 & 12; Trucks 21 & 17; RAT 19; Districts 2 (Scott) & 3 (McWilliams); Rescue 24 and Squad 14.



Photograph - David J. Jones



A fire investigator was called to the scene to assist with fire determination. This was a vacant residential structure. The cause of this fire was listed as “Undetermined”. Damage is estimated at $40,000.00 dollars.
Photograph - Bill Strite



Crews stretching another hand line.
Photograph - David J. Jones



Fire flares up over the heads of the attack crews preparing to make entry.
Photograph - Bill Strite



LT S. Kathmann T-19 manning the accountiblity board on the bumper of Engine 12
Photograph - Bill Strite



Members of Squad 14 extinguish the gas meter on the A/D Side
Photograph - Bill Strite



Truck 21 using it's ladder pipe as firefighters on the ground use handlines to extinguish the fire.
Photograph - Bill Strite