On Friday morning, Sept. 17, at 7:42 A.M., Fire Associates responded to a 2-alarm fire in Palo Alto. A large, 2-story home was burning at 1000 University Ave. Jerry Haag responded in Support Unit 1 and has submitted this report:
Date: 17 September 2010
Time: 0715 dispatch of Full Structural Response on report of smoke in a dwelling.
0730 Second alarm
0742 Sonitrol page
(req. by Haag enroute to SNC Sta. 9)
Type: Structure Fire
Size: Second alarm
Jurisdiction: Palo Alto
Location: 1000 University Ave.
Details: Fire in large, two-story, single-family, frame dwelling. Heritage Building constructed in 1901. Heavy fire on second floor and attic when first engine arrived. Three elderly adults displaced.
PAF: IC-Batt. 6 (Bonfiglio); E-1, 3, 4, 6; T-6; R-2; Medic-1
CNT: Batt. 14
Responding Members: Haag (driver), Dan Wong, Ron Green and Herman De Kruyff.
Fire Support Unit Responding: FSU-1
Remarks: A trifecta of quints , each operating an elevated master stream at a corner of the building.
- A San Jose Mercury-News story can be read at: Fire Hits Palo Alto Home
Accompanying Photos by: Dan Wong