Dryer Fire in the 4 Box

On Saturday evening, as a crew was at the station finishing up last minute preparations for the next morning’s summer breakfast series. Company 59 along with mutual aid was dispatched to 12 Nissley Drive for a reported structure fire. The caller reported a dryer fire in the residence with a smoke condition in the house. Engine 59-1 arrived on location with nothing showing from a one story residential with a hydrant in the front of the residence. LT. 59 establishing command and Lt. 59-1 taking operations with a crew finding a working dryer fire. The engine crew quickly extinguished it with a can while another crew stretched a line to the front door. Once the fire was knocked down, the crews checked for extension with none found and removed the dryer from the residence. Engine 59 arrived on location with Captain 59-1 taking accountability and sending the crew to assist as needed with ventilation and metering. The incident was quickly scaled back to Company 59s, Engine Companies and Truck 88 (Middletown). Command notified FM 59 for investigation, and once the investigation was complete, command placed the box in service after a little over an hour of operations.

Command: LT. 59
Operations: LT. 59-1
Accountability: Captain 59-1

Units:
Engine: 59-1, 59, 49
Rescue: 59, 49, 44 (RIT)
Truck: 88
Fire Police 59
Fire Marshal 59-1 (Myers)
EMS: University EMS (MICU 4-1)

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