Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Richmond Battle House Fire in West End

On April 6th, Richmond Fire units were dispatched at 1403 hours to the 0 block of Willway Ave for a reported house fire. Battalion Chief 2 arrived on scene with a large 2-story brick house with flames coming through the roof. Q-18 and Q-10 placed their apparatus in position for aerial operations. Q-18 stretched a hose line in the house as Q-10 performed Truck Company operations. R-2 performed a search of the house and Q-12 assisted with fire attack. Q-6 was assigned as the RIT. Search of the house proved negative, the occupants were on vacation. RFD Members battled the house fire and 90 degree temperature. The fire is still under investigation.