Saturday, September 5, 2015

Fourth Fire in 24 Hours Brings Firefighters and Fire Associates Back to Earlier Fire

Photo By Bruce Dembecki
Can a house burn twice in less than 24 hours? The answer is apparently, "Yes!"
At 3:00 A.M., on Saturday, Sept. 5,  San Jose Fire responded to a rekindle of an earlier blaze at 191 N. 9th Street. This time the building was a total loss with roof collapsed, etc. Worse than that, there was also significant damage on the "Bravo" and "Delta" exposures.
At 4:30 A.M., a special request was made for FASCV support. Bruce Dembecki responded bringing 2 dozen donuts. In addition, 5 pots of coffee were quickly consumed. At 7:00 A.M., the incident switched to "fire watch" mode and most crews released and Bruce demobbed.
-- Report submitted by Bruce Dembecki