Traffic Collision With Entrapment - Box 0118 - Springs Rd

Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:02 Alarm 0118 was sounded for a traffic collision with entrapment. Company 1 units arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved in a head on collision with the driver trapped and pinned by the dash. Chief 1 established Springs Rd command, while Engine and Rescue 1 went to work stabilizing the vehicle preparing for extrication. The patient was removed after 18 minutes by removing two doors, B-post, roof, and rolling the dash. One patient was transported to Fauquier Hospital, and one flown to Fairfax Inova Hospital. Units remained on scene for approx 45 minutes cleaning up.

Units on the assignment: CF1, E1, R1, M1, M14, BATT1



     

 

Commercial Vehicle Fire - Box 0138 - Meetze Rd

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 16:40  Alarm 0136 was sounded for a vehicle fire reported a large truck on fire 15 feet from a structure.  Engine 1 arrived on scene, established command, and advised that they had a dump truck with the engine compartment fully involved with extension into the cab.  Engine 1’s crew quickly knocked the fire, and held with company 1 units.  Units remained on scene for an additional 30 minutes hitting hot spots and cleaning up.

Units on the assignment: E1, W1B, BATT1



     

 

Structure Fire - Box 0411 - John Marshall Hwy

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 16:16  Box 0411 was struck for a reported structure fire with one occupant possibly trapped.  Engine, Rescue, and Tanker 1 responded with 12 personnel.  Engine 3 arrived on scene and advised that they had a single story structure with smoke showing on side Alpha.  Engine 3’s crew located the patient standing outside the doorway on the porch.  The patient was transported to Fauquier Hospital with non life threatening injuries.  Once company 1 units arrived on scene, Engine 1’s officer was assigned division 1, while all crews assisted with fire attack and checking for extension.   Units remained on scene for one hour performing salvage and overhaul.

Units on the assignment: E3, E1, E603, E10, E5, R1, K3, K4, K603, K1, CF3, BATT3



     

 

Structure Fire - Box 0506 - Rokeby Rd

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 02:51 Box 0506 was struck for a residential structure fire. Engine 5 arrived on scene and advised that they had a two story balloon frame house with fire showing from side Delta. Wagon 3 arrived on scene and completed the hose lay while E603 set up a dump site for rural water operations. Tanker 1 arrived on scene, dumped its water, and joined the Tanker Shuttle. Engine 1 arrived on scene and reported to command (Chief 3). Command advised that the crews had made a knock on the exterior fire and for Engine 1 to make entry for interior firefighting operations. HazMat 10 was requested to assist with rehab to give personnel shelter from sub-zero temperatures. Once the interior fire was knocked, company 1 units remained on scene for 4 hours hitting hot spots and performing overhaul.

Units on the assignment: E5, W3, E603, E1, E607, E3, E1606, W1, T621, K603, K4, K1, K607, K10, K515, K2404, K608, HM10, CF3, U7



     

 

Commercial Structure Fire - Box 1020 - Bludau Dr

Sunday, January 5, 2014 23:08  Box 1020 was struck for a commercial structure fire. Engine, Tower, and Tanker 1 responded with 10 personnel. Wagon 10 arrived on scene and advised that they had a single story motel with smoke showing from side Alpha. AC10 arrived on scene and established Bludau Dr Command from his vehicle on side Bravo. Engine 1’s crew made entry on side Charlie checking for extension, and assisting with evacuation. Wagon 10’s officer reported that there was an active fire in the electrical panel which they had knocked down. Company 1 units remained on scene for approx 1.5 hours checking for extension and performing overhaul.

Units on the assignment: W10, E7, E1, E10, T1, K7, K1, AC10

     

 

Commercial Structure Fire - Box 0711 - Prospect Ave

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 17:25  Box 0711 was struck for a commercial structure fire. Wagon, Tower, and Tanker 1 responded with 12 personnel. Wagon 7 arrived on scene and advised they had a church with smoke showing from side Alpha. Captain 7 arrived on scene and established Prospect Ave Command on the Alpha Delta corner and advised that there was a fire in the attic. Wagon 1 arrived on scene and established a secondary water supply, while tanker 1 picked up their line at the hydrant. Crews reported to command and were assigned to interior operations looking for extension. A small fire was located in the attic; company one units remained on scene assisting with overhaul.

Units on the assignment: W7, RE7, E2, W1, W10, R2, T1, T2, K1, C7, AC7



     

 

Structure Fire - Box 0225 - Torrie Way

Sunday, December 29, 2013 14:58 Box 0225 was struck for an apartment building fire. While units were responding, Fauquier ECC advised that there were multiple occupants trapped. A 2nd alarm was requested. Engine 2 arrived on scene and advised that they had a three story apartment building with people exiting on side Alpha. After a quick recon, crews reported back that they had a working fire on the 1st floor. AC 7 arrived and established Command. Wagon 1 arrived and took the secondary water supply while Tower 1 positioned on Side Alpha of the structure. Company 1 crews were assigned ventilation. The building was completely ventilated in 1 hour. Four civilians were transported for treatment of injuries. No other injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Units on the assignment: E2, RE13, W7, W1, W8, E1506, E1202, RE7, R2, TW1, T2, K8, AC7, CF2


     

 

Barn Fire - Box 0701 - Old Dumfries Rd

Monday, December 23, 2013 01:17 Box 0701 was struck for a working barn fire. Wagon 1 and Tanker 1 arrived on scene and reported to command for assignments. Wagon 1’s officer was assigned Division Charlie, and both crews were ordered to side Charlie for fire attack. Crews worked for two hours hitting hot spots and assisting with salvage and overhaul.

Units on the assignment: E7, RE7, W10, W1, E2, E13, K7, K1, K10, K8, K13

     

Picture from Catlett VFR Facebook Page

Picture from Catlett VFR Facebook Page

 

Traffic Collision with Entrapment - Box 0101 - Hospital Dr

Saturday, December 21, 2013 21:49 Box 0101 was sounded for a traffic accident. Dispatch advised that a vehicle arrived at the ER which had been involved in a previous accident elsewhere. The caller stated that an injured passenger was unable to get out the vehicle. Medic and Wagon 1 arrived on scene. After a scene size up and a review of Medic 1 findings; Rescue 1 was added for the entrapped passenger. The Wagon crew began extraction until the arrival of the Rescue. Crews completed a side removal to extricate the occupant. A second rear seat occupant had already been removed prior to arrival and was in the care of ER staff. The rear seat occupant was later flown to INOVA Fairfax. Crews operated just over 25 minutes.

Units on the assignment: M-1, W-1, R-1, R-2, CMD-2

 

     

 

Structure Fire - Box 0216 - Piccadilly Dr

Saturday, December 14, 2013 14:17 Box 0216 was sounded for a structure fire. Units arrived on scene to find a two story wood framed multi-family building, with heavy smoke showing from the eaves and fire running the delta(right)/charlie(rear) sides. AC-1 arrived and established command. Crews started with an exterior knock down on the delta and charlie sides. Once the exterior was extinguished crews entered side alpha(front) for fire attack on the involved apartment. Crews continued operating interior on both apartments looking for extension and access to the second floor. Initial conditions improved. The side alpha(front) apartment entrances were only single floor units. Crews were able to access the second floor apartment from an exterior door on side bravo(left). During the time of initial fire attack and locating access to the second floor the fire was able to retake the attic and break through the roof. Tower 1 was used to extinguish the remaining fire. Once the fire was extinguished, crews checked the structure to find no further extension. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Units on the assignment: AC1, W1, K1, T1, E2, R2, W1202, E1209, K10, K13, K1209, W7, AC7, W10, RE13, WG19, U1



     

 
 
 

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