On a rainy Sunday morning, April 10, at 4:23 A.M., San Jose Fire dispatched units to a residential structure fire that soon escalated to a 2nd alarm response. The scene was 1028 Wilsham Drive, off Ruge Drive, near Capitol Avenue and Berryessa Road.
At 5:41 A.M., Fire Associates received a pageout request for a Fire Support Unit to respond. John Whiteside met Don Gilbert and SJ Station 6 to take FSU-2 to the scene.
In the drizzly rain, they provided bottled water, hot coffee, Clif bars and donuts to the on-scene personnel, including Red Cross. Fire Associates was released at 8:00 A.M., returning to Station 6.
-- Report submitted by John Whiteside