Working Fire Dispatch Truck: 1900 Blk Rochelle Ave
Thursday, July 21, 2016: The crew had just returned from a small basement fire in the first due and were re-filling SCBA cylinders, and re-packing hose when a box alarm was transmitted for the 1900 blk of Rochelle Ave in company 826’s first due. Engine Company 826 arrived quickly and reported a two in the front and three in the rear garden apartment with fire showing from the first floor. The working fire dispatch was put out brining Tower Ladder 33 and 6 volunteers to the scene. The tower was positioned on side alpha and the crew gathered the RIT equipment to fill out the RIT compliment standing by. The crew also threw multiple ground ladders due to the high occupancy level of the building and fire suppression taking place on multiple floors. The crew operated for 1 hour before returning to service.