Tuesday, November 2, 2010

2-Alarm Restaurant Fire Leads to Response in Sunnyvale

Date:  02 November 2010
Time:  0317 Sonitrol page (initiated by Gundrum); 0645 Release
Type:  Structure
Size:  2 alarms with special call for MTV to provide two engines for station fill.
Jurisdiction:  Sunnyvale
Location:  190 W. Washington St.

Details:  Multi-occupancy, two-story, mercantile building; main occupant a restaurant.
Remarks:  Engine 1 first in. Fire in the ceiling/attic of second floor utility room. Pulled one 2-1/2" and three 1-3/4" handlines and laid two 5" water supply lines. A 5" line was deployed from the intake manifold of E-1 and supplied intake of T-2 (a quint) on the "A" side. Ladder pipe was not used. T-1 set up on the "B" side and raised its stick as well. Fire proved hard to find and harder to reach with water. Building is restorable.

SNY Units in Attendance: Engines-1, 2, 3, 4, 40, 60; Trucks-1, 2; R-2 and Med. 8. IC was Third Batt. Chief Pitts.
Responding Members:  Bob Gundrum (driver), Jerry Haag and Len Williams
Fire Support Unit Responding:  FSU-1

-- Report Submitted by:  Jerry Haag
-- Accompanying Photo by David Thompson