HEAVY FIRE ON ARRIVAL AT 4646 WHITEHOUSE ROAD

     

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 0010hrs- Bedford Communications alerted Companies 10 (Saunders-2nd due) and 1 (Bedford-RIT) to 4646 White House Road after Company 8 units, who had been dispatched for a smoke investigation, located a structure fire with heavy fire showing on arrival. Rescue 1 (with six) was assigned to fire attack by command (Chief 8) and split its crew to operate two hand lines while R-1's Officer (Marshall) was assigned as the Operations Chief. With limited water sources, command requested a Tanker Task Force which brought Wagon 1 (with five), Tanker 7, Engine 7A and Tanker 13. The fire was marked under control at 0115hrs. Total Company 1 personnel: 16.