Saturday, February 23, 2013

Second-alarm House Fire In Milpitas Brings FASCV Response

Photo By John Whitaker
Date and Time: 02-23-2013, 2228 hours
Agency: Milpitas Fire
Incident Address: 1675 Conway Street, Milpitas
Type: Second alarm

Agency Responders:
MLP: E-1, 2, 3; T-1; USAR-1; IC- Batt. 19 (B/C Kastros), with Fremont Fire units released early.

Details: Small, single-family, single-story frame dwelling. House was undergoing interior remodeling and garage was full of stuff. A well-developed fire in the garage was discovered by next-door neighbor (a Milpitas 9-1-1 dispatcher). She called it in while her husband rushed next door to rouse occupants who were sound asleep and not aware of the fire. Chief Kastros stated that lives were saved by their actions. Three occupants and two guests were displaced.

FASCV Responding Units: FSU-1. Arrived: 2310, released: 0115 hours.
FASCV Responders: Jerry Haag (driver), John Whitaker, and Walter Huber (guest).
-- Report submitted by Jerry Haag