Structure Fire – 16000 block Z Street – 2/18/2015

CH411, E419, E413, R415, T417, G412 were dispatched at 3:26am on Wednesday morning to the 16000 block of Z Street on a structure fire that was called in by a neighbor.

Upon arrival of CH411 he marked that this was a defensive attack and that the barn was already full involved and collapsed. The crew of E419 stretched our garden lay hose line to begin fire attack and advance around the structure. Incoming crews pulled a 1 ¾” attack line from E419 to work as others pulled roofing material to expose fire.

The structure and contents were a complete loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the FCFD.

All FCFD units were back in quarters by 5:44. The FCFD had 14 personnel respond to this call. There were no injuries reported.

CO Alarm Simons Ave – Odor Inv. West Sandusky 2/17/2015

R415 was dispatched at 9:16pm on Tuesday evening to Simons Avenue in Fredericktown on the report of an activated CO alarm.

Upon arrival by R415, our multi-gas meter detected high levels of carbon monoxide. The home was ventilated and the cause was unable to be located. Homeowner was advised to have it looked at and not stay.

While on this call, a second run came in, this one for an odor investigation in a residence on West Sandusky Street in Fredericktown at 9:31pm.

Additional crews that were at the firehouse from the first run responded with E419. Crews searched the home, found nothing and advised the homeowner to contact us back if this is detected again.

The FCFD had a total of 12 personnel respond to these two calls.

M/A – Barn Fire – 2/16/2015

E419, T417, G412 were dispatched at 5:09am on Monday morning to CR 204 in Morrow County on a barn fire. This was a mutual-aid request by the Central Ohio Joint Fire District.

The crew of E419 assisted with overhaul, and G412/T417 with water supply.

All FCFD units were back in quarters by 7:17am. The FCFD had 10 personnel respond to this call.

Structure Fire – Old Mansfield Rd – 2/13/2015

CH411, E419, R415, T417 were dispatched at 8:39pm on Friday night to the 18000 block of Old Mansfield Road on the report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival of CH411 to the scene he found smoke coming from the eaves of the home and marked it a working structure fire. He requested T121 from Jefferson Twp in Richland County for mutual-aid. The crew of E419 stretched a 1 ¾” attack line for suppression and knocked down the fire with around 300 gallons of CAFS/water. Crews worked to overhaul the area and check for extension.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

All FCFD units were back in quarters by 10:19pm. The FCFD had 15 personnel respond to the call.

Barn Fire – Bryant Road – 2/11/2015

CH411, E419, T417, G414 were dispatched at 8:28am on Wednesday to the 7000 block of Bryant Road on the report of a barn fire. Through our pre-planning we knew that this was a large size chicken farm in operation and additional tankers were requested from the Big Walnut Joint Fire District (Sta 39) and Johnsville (Sta 59) in Morrow County.

When CH411 arrived on scene, he located the fire and relayed the information to incoming E419. Upon arrival of E419 the crew stretched an 1 ¾” attack line and quickly extinguished the fire. The building was horizontally ventilated and crews worked to overhaul the insulated ceiling above to check for extension. Once overhaul was completed, firefighters assisted in moving chickens from one end of the barn to another end that was not affected.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the FCFD

All units were back in quarters by 10:10am.

The FCFD had 16 personnel that responded to the call. There were no injuries to firefighters.

MVC – Upper Fredericktown Rd 2/9/2-15

CH411, R415, E413, G412, G414 were dispatched at 9:43pm on Monday to Upper Fredericktown Road in the area of Hyatt Road on the report of a one vehicle crash with persons still inside.

We responded to the area and found nothing. Units then searched roadways nearby and worked in conjunction with Fredericktown EMS, KCSO, and OSP units to attempt in locating a crash. With nothing found, all units were back in quarters by 10:40pm.

The FCFD had 14 personnel respond to this call.

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We take a lot of pride in the fleet that we have and spend time making sure everything goes back into service ready for the next call. A photo from after a recent fire where cleanup ran right up until training.

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M/A for MVC – 1/29/2015

R415 was dispatched at 8:09am on Thursday to the 100 block of North Sandusky in Mount Vernon on the report of a motor vehicle crash. This was a mutual-aid request from the Mount Vernon Fire Department.

R415 was cancelled while en-route to the scene. The FCFD had seven personnel respond to this call.

CHIMNEY FIRE – 1/27/2015

IMG_7495CH411, R415, T417, G412 were dispatched at 11:14am Tuesday to the 20000 block of Waterford Road on the report of a chimney fire.

Upon arrival to the scene by CH411 found only smoke showing from the chimney. The crew of R415 laddered the roof to check the chimney and also sent crews to the attic area to look for extension. Firefighters cleared the cleanout of debris and went in service.

The FCFD had a total of 10 personnel respond to this call. All units were back in quarters by 12:32pm.