Wednesday, August 25, 2010

August 24, 2010 -- Voluntary Response to Sunnyvale Fire

Support Unit 1 provides service for Sunnyvale firefighters.

On Tuesday, Aug. 24, Sunnyvale firefighters responded to a full first alarm on a day of record hot temperatures in the Silicon Valley. Bob Gundrum responded to the incident to provide rehydration services and was later joined by Jerry Haag in Support Unit 1 and Bruce Dembecki in Support Unit 2. FASCV member Dan Wong also was on scene. Jerry has provided the following report:

Date: 24 August 2010
Time: 1908 dispatch, 1945 arrival, released at 2045.
Type: Structure Fire
Size: Full First alarm
Jurisdiction: Sunnyvale
Location: 525 North Cascade Terrace

Details: Fire in multi-story townhouse-style condo, spread into attic space. Held to unit of origin. The voluntary response by Bob Gundrum was based on radio traffic. Initial hydration services by Gundrum followed by request from IC for Fire Support Unit on Special Call.