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.
Quick work keeps firefighters from having to haul victim back over piles toward doorway.
Tin foils hats, boarded up windows and two dead bodies.
Hoarder’s house is condemned, resulting in a No-Entry rule for firefighters and an occupant death.
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.