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2 Alarm 114 East 6th Street

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 114 East 6th Street

Date 2016-12-02

At 1140 Hours, 12-2-16, The Cincinnati Fire Department was dispatched to 114 E. 6th Street, Central Business District (Boca and Sotto restaurants) for a smell of Smoke and Fire Alarm:

Still Alarm: Engines 3 & 14; Trucks 3 & 29; Heavy Rescue 14 and District 1 (CPT Roberto)
Photograph - Bill Strite

The Still Alarm Companies reported light smoke showing from the roof area of multi-story commercial building that housed the restaurant Boca and Sotto.
Upon investigation, crews found fire on the C side of the structure that had run up the inside of the exterior wall up several floors to the roof.
Photograph - Bill Strite

Command requested dispatch fill the box for a full one alarm assignment.

1 Alarm: Engines 5 & 17; Safety Engine 23; RAT 17; D2 (Potter); Medic 3; ALS34; SO2
Photograph - Bill Strite

Working Fire Medic: Medic 17

Due to the labor intensive work of digging out the fire in the walls and the amount of smoke to be cleared from both Restaurants command called for a 2nd Alarm:

2nd Alarm Engines 19 29; Truck 19; and Heavy Rescue 9.

Photograph - Bill Strite

There were no Civilian or Firefighter injuries.

Estimated damages $100,000.

This event was the first still alarm to turn into a multiple alarm fire.
Photograph - Bill Strite