Sunday, April 28, 2013

Mountain View Firefighters Respond to 2-Alarm Hotel Blaze


Photo Courtesy of Mt. View Fire Dept.
Date and Time: 04-28-2013, 1854 hours
Agency:  Mountain View  Fire
Incident Address: 1720 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View
Type: Second alarm
Details: Large, two-story motel, vacant and awaiting demolition. Fire on "A" side of first floor, spread vertically to second floor and roof. With lots of fire and no life hazard, it was a great training opportunity.
Agency Responders:
MTV: E-1, 2, 3, 4, 5; T-1; R-1; IC- Batt. 18  (Act. B/C Custodio)
PAF: Engine-5 (coverage), R-2; BS-2; and Batt. 6
CNT: E-15 (coverage), T-14

FASCV Responding Units: FSU-4. Arrived: 1910, released: 2130 hours. FSU-1. Arrived 1930.
FASCV Responders: Larry Carr (driver, FSU-4), Ron Green, Bob Gundrum, Jerry Haag, Wagner (driver, FSU-1), Len Williams and Dan Wong.
  • A press release from MVFD can be read at:  2-Alarm Fire
  • An on-line news story from Mountain View Voice can be read at:  Tropicana Hotel

-- Report submitted by Jerry Haag