Fire Photos


2 Alarm 548 Prospect Place

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 548 Prospect Place

Date 2009-02-19


Around 20:20 February 19, 2009 a one alarm was dispatched for smoke coming from the roof of the building across the street from 549 Prospect Place, Avondale. Companies on the box were Engines 32 & 9; Trucks 32 & 19; RAT 23; Rescue 46; Districts 3 (Weber) and 1 (Phillips); and Squad 9. Engine 32 went on scene with heavy fire on the 2nd floor of a 2-story A brick multi-family. The building was vacant.
Photograph - Bill Strite



Due to the balloon construction of the building the fire took control of the attic. At approximately 20:27 Command struck the second alarm and ordered all personnel from the stucture. Units began to go defensive at this point. Second alarm companies were: Engines 19 & 23; Truck 3; Squad 14; Rescue 2 and Car 5 (Duty Chief).
Photograph - Bill Strite



The fire was investigated by the Cincinnati Fire Departmentís Fire Investigative Unit. Damages have been estimated at $100,000.
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Truck 32 using its pre-piped waterway on the roof of the building on Side A.
Photograph - Bill Strite



Truck 32's pre-piped waterway hitting fire on the front of the building.
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The accountibility board being manned by a member of RAT 23 on the bumper of Truck 32.
Photograph - Bill Strite



Chief Phillips (D1) and Chief Kuhn (Car 5) watch the progress of the extinguishment of the fire in the attic area on the B/C side.
Photograph - Bill Strite



RAT 23 crew stands by on Side A while crews reenter the building to put out the remainder of the fire.
Photograph - Bill Strite