Date: 14 October 2010
Time: 0629 Sonitrol page, 0830 Release
Size: Special Call on Full First
Location: 133 N. Temple Dr.
Details: Two-story, wood-frame apartment building
Remarks: Engine 2 first in. Pulled 2-1/2" wyed to two standpipe packs and a 1-3/4" hand-line and laid own water supply line. Fire, that started on a cooktop in a second floor kitchen, spread quickly to cabinets above. Roof needed to be opened for ventilation. Effective interior attack saved other units in the building. Jerry Haag and Bob Gundrum coordinated their response by ham radio.
MLP Units in Attendance: Engines-1,2,3; Truck-1; USAR-1. IC was Captain Vaughn.
Responding Members: Gundrum (driver), Haag, Herman De Kruyff, John Whitaker, Ron Green and Dan Wong
Fire Support Unit Responding: FSU-1
- John's photos can be viewed at: Milpitas Apt. Fire
- A San Jose Mercury News story can be read at: 2 Injured in Apt. Fire