Wednesday, April 13, 2011
At about 1400hours Company 44, Ladder 20, Engine Companies 56, 58, RIT 53, and EMS was dispatched to the 100block of Broadview Road in Springfield for the building fire with entrapment. Caller was standing on the front lawn stating heavy smoke was coming from the 2nd floor of the home with an elderly woman trapped inside. 44-12 (Captain) arrived quickly and reported smoke showing sides A & B from the second floor of a 3 story S/F/D with one trapped second floor. Members of 44 made access to the second floor and made quick work of the fire. Ladder 20's crew conducted ventilation and laddered the building. Engine 56's crew filled in as various teams throughout the scene while Pipeline 58 secured a supply line. About 30 minutes into the job 44-9 placed the fire under control and requested PSP for the investigation. Company 56 was returning and available by 1510hours.