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Assist Five Points on Apartment Fire

Sunday, June 6, 2021
This evening at 19:45hrs, Engine and Ladder 16 responded to assist Station 17 (Five Points) with a multi-residential structure fire. Squad 17 and 17-8 arrived on scene with fire showing from the second floor. Engine 16 was responding out of position from a training class and arrived as the fourth due engine. Engine 16 was assigned by command to conduct a primary search of the fire apartment. Within a minute after starting their search, the crew of Engine 16 located an unconscious victim, and began to remove the victim. Victim was then removed and turned over to awaiting EMS personnel. Engine 16 then re-entered the building and completed their assignment. Ladder 16 arrived as the second due special and assisted with ventilation and opening up to check for extension.


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