Monday, March 19, 2007

March 19, 2007 -- Santa Clara 2nd-alarm Fire

Early Monday morning (Mar. 19, 2007 @ 03:55) Bob Gundrum responded in Support Unit #1 to a 2nd-alarm fire in a duplex at 4630 Snead (near Eisenhower) in Santa Clara.
Follow this link to the San Jose Mercury News for details.

Sunday, March 18, 2007

March 18, 2007 -- Sunnyvale 2nd-alarm Fire

Early Sunday morning (Mar. 18, 2007 @ 05:08) Len Williams responded in Support Unit #1 to a 2nd-alarm condo fire in Sunnyvale. Read the following for details:

- A two-alarm fire erupted at a two-story condo in Sunnyvale at 553 Manet Terrace, just off of East Fremont Avenue at around 4:30 a.m. today, according to Sunnyvale city spokesman John Pilger. When police and firefighters arrived, Pilger said they found flames bursting through windows of one condo apartment that was attached to six others. According to Pilger, the flames were contained to one upstairs unit that sustained heavy smoke and fire damage. The fire was brought under control at around 5:30 a.m. and did not cause any injuries, according to Pilger."
-- Thanks to Bay City News for this information

1st alarm: Engine 4, Engine 40, Engine 3, Engine 2, Truck 2, Rescue 2, Med 7, Battalion 30 (IC) and Battalion 10 (Ops)
2nd alarm: Engine 6 (from Station 2), Engine 1 and Truck 1
(all Sunnyvale Equipment)

-- Thanks to Ed of the Bayfire Yahoo Group for this information

Thursday, March 8, 2007

March 7, 2007 -- SJFD 3rd-alarm Fire

Late Wed. night (Mar. 7, 2007 @ 23:23) FASCV was paged by SJFD to support a 3rd-alarm apartment fire. Read the following for details:

"San Jose Fire worked a 3rd alarm at 1624 Branham Lane at Kirk. 2 units involved with heavy fire thru roof on Charlie side and possible extension to structure to rear.
1st) Engines 17, 9, 13, USAR 13, Trk 18, BCs 13 & 10, M30
2nd) Engs. 6, 30, Truck 4, Air 6, HIT 29A,B, BC1
3rd) ???? sorry missed it , BC29
Command 3 / 154.115 TAC 5/ 155.88"
-- Thanks to Ed of the BayAreaFire Yahoo Group for this info.

"When Fire Associates arrived, just before midnight, there was no smoke or flames. Great stop on a multi-story apt complex building. The building was located at the far end of the complex but the rigs could drive down a wide parking lot direct to the fire. Laid in a 5-in. from a hydrant in front. "
-- Thanks to John Whiteside for this update