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2 Alarm 132 Sheehan Avenue

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 132 Sheehan Avenue

Date 2014-03-29

At 8:06 pm, the Cincinnati Emergency Communications Center dispatched a 1 Alarm complement to 132 Sheehan Ave, Hartwell after receiving multiple calls reporting a fire at that location.

1 Alarm: Engines 2 & 9; Trucks 2 & 32; RAT 20; Districts 3 (McWilliams) & 4 (Frazier); Medic 2; ALS 32; Heavy Rescue 9 and SO-2.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Initial arriving Fire Crews reported heavy fire on the first floor rear of a 2 story with attic (2-A) balloon frame constructed multi-family dwelling. All residents were reported out of the structure upon arrival.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Working Fire Medic: Medic 9.

Sheehan Command requested an Additional Engine: Engine 8 was dispatched.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

An aggressive interior fire attack was initiated and a 2nd Alarm was requested by the Incident Commander due to the heavy fire conditions in the large structure.

2nd Alarm: Engines 38 & 32; Truck 31; Heavy Rescue 14; ALS 34.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

The building was a total loss estimated at $80,000.

There were no reported injuries. 61 Cincinnati Firefighters worked to extinguish this fire.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Two families have been displaced by the fire (2 adults on the 1st floor and 1 adult / 5 children on the 2nd floor).
The Red Cross assited the 2nd floor occupants.

Photograph - David Mullis, IFPA

Truck 32 on the A Side.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Trucks 32 A Side and Truck 31 D Side operating their ladder pipes.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Member of Truck 2 opening up the soffit on the B/C corner.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA