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Room and Contents Fire at LaCascata Apartments

On Saturday, 1/14/17 @ 16:13 Hrs., Task Force 823 was dispatched to Unit 506 of the LaCascata Apartments, for a reported apartment fire.  Arriving on location, 8402 confirmed smoke showing from the rear of the apartment.  The crew from Engine 822, stretched an 1-3/4″ handline to the second floor bedroom, extinguishing the fire. During the operation, one firefighter’s leg went through the floor, due to the conditions. Ladder Co.’s 62 and 63, set up ground ladders and assisted with checking for extension. 8201 had Division “C”, Ladder 84 assisted Engine 841 with establishing a water supply.  The fire was placed “Under Control” a short time later.

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