Fire Photos


2 Alarm Nutone Factory Madisonville

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm Nutone Factory Madisonville

Date 2009-03-16


On March 16, 2009, at 12:50 Hours, the Cincinnati Fire tower dispatched a 1 Alarm response for heavy smoke in the area of the Nutone Factory Complex at the intersection of Red Bank Expressway and Madison Road (Madisonville).

1st Alarm: Engines 49, 46, 31; Trucks 31, 18; Rat 23; Districts 4 (Lakamp) & 3 (Cpt Potter); Rescue 24 and Squad 14.

Units on scene with heavy fire in 3 story industrial building under demolition. 1st in engines hit yard hydrants on the complex and found them inoperative. (Demolition Company failed to inforn FD of such. Defense operations only.

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2nd Alarm requested 12:59 for water and manpower.

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Special Call 13:25 Engine 32 and Foam 32 for Class A foam.

Cause of fire: Demolition Company was cutting holes in I beams and hot materials fell into pile of rubble containing foam roofing material.


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Engine 46 and Truck 31.

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Engine 49 and Truck 18
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Both Truck 31 and 18 ladder pipes' working


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Foam 32 arrives at the scene
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Class A Foam Line in operation
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Engine 8 hit a hydrant on Madison Avenue on the C/D side of the complex. They had to hand jack 5\" inch supply line through two chain link fences and across a parking lot.


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The new recruit class was doing live burn operations at the CFD burn building and since they had on duty company's there they shut down the training to let the on duty companies to return to service. The Training staff brought the class to the scene to help pack hose.


IC District Chief Lakamp briefs the class on the fire.


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The new recruit class gets closer look at the fire building
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George and Chris, Squad 14 take a break on the top of Spare/Reserve Squad 14
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