Fire in Bronx 7th floor apartment jumped three floors.
“Every new ventilation opening provides a new flow path to the fire and vice versa. This could create very dangerous conditions when there is a ventilation limited fire.”
“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.”
Townhouse fire goes to two alarms as exterior fire runs all three floors and the exposures.
As you crawl forward the heat is intense but you cannot see a glow. You open into the smoke and no water returns. You tell the Lieutenant there is a lot of heat above you.
“There’s no doubt we had a serious near-miss this morning.” Chief Dyer
A picture speaks a thousand words. A well written caption speaks volumes.
Multiple calls and people trapped in north Bowie.
Another example of how it looks when the garbage man doesn’t get excited.
Videos of a basement job that extended through the roof in October.