Thursday, August 11, 2011

Santa Clara County Fire Battles Early Morning House Fire

Early on Thursday morning, August 11, Santa Clara County Fire battled a full first alarm house fire in Los Altos Hills. In a rare, early morning voluntary response, Jerry Haag responded in his personal vehicle. Jerry has submitted the following report:
Date & Time: 11 August 2011, 0200 hours 
Agency: Santa Clara County Fire
Incident Address: Anacapa Dr. & Ascension Dr., Los Altos Hills  
Type: “Full First” Alarm
Details: Large, single-story, single-family, unoccupied dwelling undergoing remodeling. Fire in attached garage that spread to roof. Delayed detection, heavily involved before arrival of first units. Heavy damage to the building. Engine 15 first in, provided own 5" supply line from close hydrant, 5 attack lines.

CNT: E-1, 7, 15, 16; R-14, 17; HM-2; BS-2; IC-Batt. 14 (Vega), Safety (Wallace)

FASCV Responding Unit: Voluntary response by Jerry Haag in his own POV, released at 0425 hours. 28 bottles of water dispensed.
FASCV Responders: Jerry Haag