Monday, February 4, 2008
February 3, 2008 -- 4th-alarm Response in San Jose
On Sunday night, February 3rd, Fire Associates provided service at a 4th-alarm blaze in San Jose. Responding in Support Unit #2 was Don Gilbert and John Whiteside. Meeting them at the fire was John Whitaker, Brian Woodson and his son, and Mike Chappell with Herman DeKruyff also responding.
FASCV was on scene at approximately 11:15 P.M. The fire involved a large abandoned warehouse located at 686 N. King Road, near Maybury. Firefighters opted to protect other buildings in the area while allowing the empty building to burn itself out. After providing lots of hot coffee and donuts to some grateful firefighters, FASCV was released at approximately 2:00 A.M.
News stories can be found at these links: cbs5.com and KCBS
John Whitaker's photos of the event can be viewed at: SJS - King Rd. Warehouse