At roughly 2207 EST, BCFR District 1 Units were alerted of an automotive fire on Maple Avenue. Engine 135 was dispatched to the scene.
At 2209 EST, Engine 135 arrived and did a sizeup. They found a car across the middle of the road, with a large crowd on the sidewalk. An On-Duty Sheriff's deputy who had stopped to eat lunch was on scene working to keep the ground back. The driver of the car was nowhere to be found.
The crew quickly checked the car for any occupants and deployed an attack line to beat back the raging inferno. The driver at this point is still missing.
At 2225, SE-135's crew has put out the blaze and called for a tow truck. Witnesses state the car was participating in an illegal street race, and that is why the driver ran away. This incident is currently under investigation by BCPD.
At approximately 1035 EST this morning, BCFR was dispatched to a truck in the road on fire. Engine 135 and Battalion 100 were dispatched to the scene. SE-135 arrived first, and SB-100 arrived shortly after.
The crew of SE-135 immediately got to work, pulling a crosslay attack line.
Within 2 minutes of arriving, SE-135 had water on the fire. The fire was inside the cab and had not had a chance to spread further into the truck and it was extinguished quickly.
New England Heavy Rescue was called in to clear the scene.
All units were clear in 20 minutes.
At approximately 1527 EST, BCFR and BCEMS were dispatched to a car vs pedestrian. Upon arrival BCFR Engine 135 and Battalion 100 found a severely injured pedestrian, a heavily damaged vehicle and a lamp post that was on the verge of collapse. Chief Studsky called in Rescue 115 as backup.
Crews from the engine worked to assist the patient and help extricate the driver. Rescue 115 provided shoring to the lamp post to prevent it from collapse.
The pedestrian has been transported to Brickford City General in critical condition. The driver of the car was not able to escape, but was not critically injured.
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Engine 135 on scene of an rubbish fire.
This evening at 1750 EST, BCFR responded to a possible fire, they arrived to find a large garbage container on fire. After quickly drowning the flames, the fire fighters on scene were told that a subject was caught on security camera dumping gasoline and matches into the bin. BCFR and BCPD arson investigators were called in and found trace amounts of gasoline. This crime is still under investigation.
"SR-115 to COMM" "go ahead SR-115" "SR-115 requesting an engine and power, we just found a manhole fire at the intersection of main and maple"
This morning at approximately 1130 EST BCFR Rescue 115 was returning to quarters after a welfare check when they came across a manhole fire. They called it in and SE-112 responded to the scene. The local power company also shut off power to that area.
Once SE-112 arrived they confirmed power was shut off and then flooded the street and the service entrance using a 2 1/2 inch crosslay attack line. All units were clear 10 minutes later, and the local power company made repairs.
"BCFR SB-100, SR-115, ST-124 Technical Rescue, person trapped on roof, box 1110 1125"
On the morning of December 22, BCFR is dispatched to a person stuck on a roof. Battalion 100, Truck 124 and Rescue 115 responded.
Upon arrival, the crews discovered a chimney repairman who had slipped on the icy roof and fell down to the side, becoming trapped. Truck 124 extended their ladder and the rest of the crews retrieved a rescue net.
The repairman was fine and sustained no injuries, the crew packed up and left less than 10 minutes after arriving.
"SB-100, SE-135 possible structure fire: 125 Freedom Drive, Box 1125"
At around 19:20 EST, a call was received about a structure fire. Battalion 100 and SE-135 were dispatched first. Upon arrival Chief Studsky did a 360 and spoke with the owner, who states the fire was caused by a faulty welder, this led to a chain reaction that set off explosions in the pressurized shielding gas tanks. Meanwhile the 3 man crew of SE-135 are pulling 2 attack lines and preparing for an offensive attack.
"SB-100 to COMM, confirmed structure fire, requesting SE-112 and SR-115"
While attacking the blaze, SE-135's crew is backed up by the arrival of SE-112 and SR-115, SR-115 provides RIT support and extra equipment, while SE-112 provides extra manpower for the offensive attack.
"SB-100 to COMM, under control, starting overhaul"
After a quick knockdown, the crews start overhaul and clean up, clearing the scene a half hour later.
"BCFR SB-100, SE-112, SE-135, SR-115 Structure fire, Corner of Main street and Maple avenue Box 1100 Time 2315"
After an exhausting 45 minute attack from the two deck guns and multiple hand lines, the fire was beat back to a manageable level, and the crews began overhaul and clean up lasting well past midnight.
Crews on scene: SB-100, SE-112, SE-135, SR-115, EMS 1-4, EMS 1-1