Boston. First Multiple Alarm of The New Year, Plus “The Bravest” Episodes

Companies in District 7 had the rear porch and all floors well off prior to collapse.


On 4 January at approximately 1630 hours Box 3366 was struck for 5 Page Street. Crews found fire on a first floor rear porch that had extended into each of the 2 floors of the multiple dwelling. Engine 24 struck the second alarm, and Car 7 the third.
Fireground photos courtesy of Boston FD Facebook page.

Box 3366
1636 E.52, 24, 42 – L.23, 6 – R.2 – Car 7
1638 Rehab/RIT: E.16 – L.16 – W.25 – Car 8(RIT)
1638 2nd Alarm: E.18, 21, 14 – L.7, TL.3
SU, TaC, W.12, H.1, Car 12 (2nd), C.7 (IC), Car 9(Act), A.65
1647 Special (RIT): E.22
1648 3rd Alarm: E. 3, 29 – X.1(Rehab), Car 1
1733 Detail: E.53, L.18
Information courtesy of Belin, A.65.

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