Pack rat conditions and a fatal fire in Northwest.
Handicapped Maryland woman located and rescued as fire consumes packed house.
You feel comfortable role playing god and saying this is out of the question? Then god Bless you. Writing off jobs, property and lives before you even try?
10 hours later a excavator takes off Side Alpha.
Crews had to pause the interior attack in order to remove materials stacked waist high in many places.
“They made an aggressive interior attack on the home and were hindered by pack rat conditions. – They made an initial search and rescue, a primary search and rescue, and were unable to find any way inside.”
Nine-year FDNY vet calls it the worse he had ever seen.
Reconnaissance. Making the most of local alarms to become aware of greater difficulties.
Crews had to move through waist high debris to reach the occupant.
“Unable to open the door all the way because of debris, Lieutenant Dooley and his team began passing bags of rubbish out into the public hall.”