Thursday, April 22, 2010

Apartment Fire in Richmond

At 1158 hours on April 21st Q-5, Q-14, Q-12, Q-6, R-1, Safety 2 and BC-2 were dispatched to the 1700 block of Hanover Avenue for a reported building fire. Safety 2 arrived on scene with smoke showing from a 3 story apartment building. Q-14 arrived and established command of the incident. Units discovered that the fire was in the rear basement of the apartment building. Crews went door to door knocking to alert residences. Residences were able to escape the fire with their pets without injury. The fire was brought under control at 1227 hours. The fire is still under investigation.