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Structure Fire w/ Subject Trapped, N. Westover Drive
Monday, June 26, 2017

E16 arrived and reported fire showing Side Alpha - the crew from E16 put a preconnected 1.75" handline into service - supply line laid by E16 had a catastrophic failure of a coupling - primary water supply re-established after replacement of damaged hose - E161 arrived and secured secondary water source and advanced a backup line - Truck 2 completed primary searches with no occupants found in the residence - AC1 arrived and established fixed command - additional resources from Station 74 (Delmar) were requested due to temperature/humidity concerns - crew from Paramedic A16 treated and transported burn pt - crew from Paramedic A1 involved w/ initial suppression crews - Truck 1 assigned utility control - Engine/Tanker 5 assigned to assist/relieve E16's crew - Engine/Tanker 74 assigned to assist/relieve E161's crew - Tower 16 assigned to overhaul - situation declared under control at 10:33 Hours after first PAR showed all crews accounted for and either working or in rehab - State Fire Marshal's Office remained on scene to conduct investigation - preliminary findings were fire caused by unattended cooking in the residence

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