12/31/07 - Boston - 7th Alarm

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Date: Monday December 31, 2007
Time: 1937hrs
Location: 309-311 Emerson Street, South Boston. Boston Box 7435 (East Fourth St @ L St)

Units Operating: Engines 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 28, 29, 37, 42, 50 & 52; Ladders 3, 4, 7, 10, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25 & 29; Rescue 1; Districts H1, 1, 3, 4, 6 & 7; Deputy C6; Chief of Emergency Management G1; Chief of Department C2; Fire Commissioner C1; H2, W12, W25 & MCP.

Description Of Incident: 5 story brick condominium with penthouse, 60'x50', 19 units, former Eaton Hotel. Fire originated kitchen floor 1 in the rear, extended via stairwell and elevator shaft to all floors in rear, heavy fire through roof, partial collapse of roof, extended operation, members removed due to fears of collapse. Details to continue throughout night. Currently operating with a detail of 3 Engines, 2 Trucks, 3 Tower Ladders, 1 District Chief & Lighting Plant. A 47yr old M taken out in cardiac arrest, later pronounced dead.


1937 Still CSA      By FA  E2                      L19
1949 Box 7435      By E2  E21 E3                L18                R1                  D6
        RIT Engine  By FA  E18
1949 Rehab Unit  By FA                                                    W-25
1955 2nd Alarm    By D6  E7 E10 E17 E22    TL17 L7 TL3      H2 TCU W12    H1 C6 D1 D4(Net)
        RIT Team    By FA                              L16                                        D7 (RIT)
1958 3rd Alarm    By C6  E14 E50                L4
2003 4th Alarm    By C6  E5 E42
2005 5th Alarm    By C6  E37 E24                L23                  MCP                G1 C2 C1
        Mutual Aid              Brk E1-E28 Cam E2-E33 Qun E2-E18 Brk L2-L14 Qun L2-L7
2011 6th Alarm    By C6  E52 E28
        Mutual Aid Ned E1-E30 New E1-E51 Som E2-E32
2017 7th Alarm    By C6  E9 E29                  L14
        Mutual Aid Che E2-E9 Ded E1-E48 Win E1-E56 Cam L1-L15
2024 2xL (RIT)    By C6                              L24 L29
2342 1 X TL        By C2                              TL10
0120 Detail          By C6  E16
0135 Detail                    E4 E20                  L21 L25 TL3 TL10 TL17      H2
0150 Detail                                                                                            D3

Mutual Aid into the city provided by Brookline (Engine 1 & Ladder 2), Cambridge (Engine 2 & Ladder 1), Chelsea (Engine 2), Dedham (Engine 1), Needham (Engine 1), Newton (Engine 1), Quincy (Engine 2 & Ladder 2), Somerville (Engine 2) & Winthrop (Engine 1). Details to be rotated in throughout the night. G1 is Chief of Emergency Management Gerard Fontana, C2 is Chief of Department Kevin MacCurtain, C1 is Fire Commissioner Fraser, C6 is Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Finn.

Complements of FF Sean 'Skip' Olson, Boston Fire, Ladder 14:

 
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