Thursday, February 18, 2010

February 18, 2010 -- 2nd-Alarm Response in Cupertino

* Photo from “smokeshowing” Flickr account

This time, it was 3:40 A.M. on Thursday, Feb. 18, when the pagers went off. Santa Clara County Fire was requesting Fire Associates help for a 2-alarm fire in Cupertino. Jerry Haag responded in Fire Support Unit 1 and was met by FASCV members Ron Green and Larry Carr. Jerry has submitted this report:

Date: 18 Feb. 2010
Time: 0343 Sonitrol dispatch, 0410 arrival, released at 0735.
Type: Structure fire
Size: Second alarm
Jurisdiction: County Fire
Location: 10132 Deeprose Place, Cupertino

Details: Single-family, split-level, frame dwelling. Engine 1 and Truck 1 were first in. Two 1-3/4" crosslays and one 2-1/2" exposure line pulled from E-1. Engine 2 on E-110 provided water supply by 5" supply line from nearby hydrant. E-1 also supplied T-1 ladder-pipe through 5" hose line. Seriously exposed dwelling on "B" side was saved from serious damage. Dwelling of origin was greatly damaged. No injuries to occupants or firefighters.

Units in attendance:

CNT: Batt. 3 (IC), 2, 14, 16; E-1, 3, 7, 14; R-3, 17; HM-2; BS-2; T-1

Responding Members: Haag (driver), Green, Carr

Fire Support Unit Responding: FSU-1

Remarks: Page that said who was taking the FASCV rig was truncated and caused a little confusion for members who were responding -- resolved by cell phone.

  • Photos from the "smokeshowing" Flickr account can be viewed at: Home Destroyed