Wednesday, June 10, 2009

June 9, 2009 -- 3-Alarm Response for Mountain View Fire

The following report was made by FASCV responder, Jerry Haag:

Date: 09 June 2009
Time: 1032 Sonitrol dispatch, 1100 left SNC Station 9, 1125 Arrival, 1445 back in quarters
Type: Structure fire
Size: Third alarm
Jurisdiction: Mountain View
Location: 55 Gladys Ave. (correction from 47 Gladys dispatched by Sonitrol

Details: Small, single-story, four-plex condo with adjacent covered carport, part of a larger complex of similar buildings. Fire started in the carport, burned into front unit. Serious exposures to units on B and C sides. Front unit pretty-well destroyed as was car in the carport (place of origin). Engine 4, first-in, stretched three 1-3/4" pre-connects and a booster line. Water supply was from a hydrant directly in front of the complex. Three residents displaced, units on B and C sides were saved.

Units in attendance:
E-1,2,3,4,5, T-1, R-1, Batt. 18
E-2, 116 (running as 16), T-4, Batt. 3
R-2, BS-2, Batt. 6
Station fills by MOF and SNY

Responding Members: Haag (driver), Williams (first-in), Gundrum (assisted restock in quarters). Guest: Mike Jenson
Fire Support Unit Responding: FS-1
Remarks: No problems with rig. First deployment of the rehab bench--much appreciated by firefighters.

Mountain View Voice news story at this link: Home Destroyed