|Photo by Craig Allyn Rose|
On Wednesday, April 20, Sunnyvale firefighters needed Fire Associates help at a 3-alarm apartment fire. FASCV President, Bob Gundrum, responded in Fire Support Unit 1. He was joined on scene by FASCV members Jerry Haag, Ron Green, Bruce Dembecki, George Hoyt and Len Williams. Jerry has submitted the following report:
Date: 20 April 2011, 1541 hours
Incident Address: 234 Buena Vista
Type: Third-alarm, two-story, non-sprinklered, multi-family, wood-framed apartment building with wood roof.
Details: Fire apparently started in kitchen on first floor, spread to second floor and got into roof. Flying brands endangered wood roofs to the "C" side. One fatality.
SNY: Engines-1, 2, 3, 30, 4, 5, 6 and 60; Trucks 1 and 2; Rescue-2; Medic 8; Batt. 2 (IC-Chetcuti)
MTV: Station backfill
SNC: Station backfill
FASCV Responding Unit: FSU-1, released at 1830 hours
Responders: Gundrum (driver), Haag, Green, Dembecki, Hoyt, Williams, David Thompson (guest), Walther Huber (guest)
- Craig Allyn Rose's photos can be viewed at: Sunnyvale Apartment Fire
- A San Jose Mercury News article can be read at: Fire Results in Fatality