information from FF Mike Glore
1035 hours / 541 South 11th Street / Box #212 / D Platoon
Companies dispatched for smoke in the basement and an odor of smoke in neighboring homes. Engine 1 arrived and assumed first-due, confirming an odor of smoke on the first floor and a haze in the basement. It was also noted that lights in the home were very dim. Investigation revealed a melted buss fuse in the basement. While companies were investigating the nature of the smoke condition, a report of a dwelling fire at 1000 Cotton St. was received.
Engines - 5, 1, 9, 7
Ladders - Tower, 1
Rescue 1, Ambulance 6, Cars 5(Mogel), 9(Kemery)
1045 hours / 1000 Cotton Street / Box #212 / D Platoon
Companies were dispatched for a report of a fire in the laundry room. Arriving on scene, companies reported smoke showing from the rear of the home. A fire was discovered burning to the rear of a dryer. The fire was quickly knocked down with a pressurized water extinguisher. Power to the dryer was removed and the home was vented. Companies were on scene for approximately 25 minutes.
Engines 7, 9, 5
Rescue 1, Ambulance 6, Car 9(Kemery)