At 0234 hrs, this morning Rehab 13 was dispatched to the Echelon Apartment area for a 3rd alarm assignment on a building fire in the attic area of a wood frame multi-family. Reports of a lightning strike on the building were reported. Companies were in service with elevated streams and hand-lines on the structure.
Rehab 13 responded to the scene with (3) apparatus and (6) personnel to the scene and placed a rest and recovery area nearby. Rehab went in service @ 0307 hrs. and supplied the following: (48) bottles of MVP, (24) bottles of water, (5) pots of coffee, (1) tea, (10) Sqwincher electrolyte pops, (24) 100% all beef hot dogs, (38) sausage – egg – and cheese biscuits, opened the rest room, (2) tables, (6) folding camp chairs, and (1) cooling mister.
Rehab 13 w s released from the fireground at 0526 hrs. and returned to re-supply.
The fire origin and cause was under investigation.
Photos by Rehab 13 members