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Box Alarm 1-1 Car Fire with Exposure
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By Firefighter Kevin Carr
November 14, 2019

At 11:23 PM Dorchester Central dispatched units for A STRUCTURE FIRE (car fire with exposures) at 2556 SOUTHSIDE AVE in the Cambridge 1-1 Box Area. Chief 1 (Adam Pritchett) arrived on location with 1 vehicle well involved less than 5' from the structure and established command. Engine 1-3 arrived on location and made an aggressive attack with 300' of attack line to extinguish the car fire. Tower 1-1 & Talbot Station 30 units checked the structure for fire extension and ventilated with PPV (Positive Pressure Ventilation) Fan. At 12:24 PM with the situation under control command was terminated and all units were placed in service without incident.
Photo Credit: Lt Tyler White, FF Brandon "Blister" Stacey


Engine 1-3 (300' of 1.75 Attack Hose, 35' of 5" Supply Hose)
Tower 1-1 (44' of ground ladders)
Rescue Engine 1-1 (Covered Secondary Hydrant, Personnel to the scene)

Units: Chief 1, Chief 1-2, Engine 1-3, Tower 1-1, Rescue Engine 1-1
 
Mutual Aid: DCEMS PM100 & 101 (Cambridge), Talbot Station 30 (Trappe) Rescue Engine 32 & Engine 39, TCEMS PM93 (Trappe), Station 46 (Church Creek), Station 61(Linkwood-Salem), Station 6 (Hurlock) Tower 6
 
 

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