Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Bus Fire in Hollywood Cemetery

On June 15 at 16:20, the Richmond Fire Department was flooded with calls about a tour bus on fire in Hollywood Cemetery near the 400 block of S. Cherry Street. Within minutes, Quint 6 arrived on scene to find a tour bus heavily involved in fire. Quint 6 command immediately requested a tanker. E-12, Foam/Tanker 8 and BC-2 were added to the assignment. The driver indicated that he was driving the bus and it just shut off. All passengers were able to escape the bus without injury. All units returned to service shortly before 19:00. The fire was a result of a mechanical problem.

Richmond Fire Responds to MVA with Partial Building Collaspe

On June 5, the Richmond Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Adams and Marshall Street for a motor vehicle accident with one vehicle inside a building. Richmond Fire units arrived on scene to find a SUV into a building with a partial collapse of a 2-story building with apartments upstairs. The occupants of the vehicle were able to escape the incident. A total of six people were transported to an area hospital. A building official was on scene and condemned the building involved in the incident.