Friday, October 24, 2014

Residents Escape 2-Alarm Fire In Milpitas

Date and Time:  10-24-2014; 3:26 AM
Agency: Milpitas Fire
Incident Address: 2236 Farmcrest St., Milpitas
Type: Second Alarm
Details: Fire in kitchen spread quickly to second floor and attic of large house. Four persons displaced. First-arriving Milpitas Police officers found all the residents on the roof of the garage. Their escape route down the interior stairway was blocked by fire, so the residents climbed out a window onto the garage roof at the front of the structure. The 2 officers assisted everyone off the roof and they took shelter on a lawn across the street from the residence.
Agency Responders:MLP: E-86, 87, 88; T-89; USAR-89; B-86 (Silvi-IC).
SJS: E-19, 619, 23, 29; T-29; B-29.
XSC: Med-72.
FASCV Responding Unit: FSU-1. Arrived: 0415; Released 0600.
FASCV Responders: Jerry Haag (driver), John Whitaker
-- Report submitted by Jerry Haag and John Whitaker