Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Saratoga House Fire Goes to 2 Alarms

Date and Time: Jan. 12, 2016, 8:02 P.M.
Agency: Santa Clara County Fire
Type: Second alarm
Incident Address: 19459 Burgundy Way, Saratoga
Details: Fast-developing fire in the garage of a large single-story, ranch-style dwelling was starting to spread to the attic on the "Bravo" side upon arrival of the first unit, Engine 78. Three attack lines were ultimately used to stop the spread and extinguish the fire. Most of the building and contents were saved by aggressive interior attack. Fire Support Unit 1 arrived at about 8:45 P.M. and was released from the scene at 11:30 P.M.
Agency Responders:
County Fire: Engines 71, 72, 73, 78, 79; Rescue-73; Trucks 71 and 85; Breathing Support 72; HazMat 72; and BCs 72 (Yannoni-IC), 74, and 83.
FASCV Responding Unit: FSU-1.
FASCV Responders: Mike Garcia (driver) and Jerry Haag
-- Report submitted by Jerry Haag