Engine & Squad Go to Urbana House Fire
By Captain Matthew Thews
January 3, 2018

On Wednesday January 3rd at 0239 hours, Box Alarm 23-01 was alerted for a house fire in the 3800 block of Carriage Hill Drive in the Villages of Urbana. E152 (Capt. Hanagan), RS15 (DFC Kennedy), and C15-3 (AFC Bowles) responded on the call with 9 volunteers. Units from Co.23 arrived on the scene to find a two story end of the row townhouse with a small fire in the basement. Crews discovered smoke on the first floor and and venting from the roof. Co.23 found a dryer fire in the basement and quickly knocked it. Crews opened up the walls in the area around the dryer and found no extension. Crews operated for about 15 minutes before the box was scaled back. C23 (May) held the Carriage Hill Drive Command.

Units: E152 RS15 ET254 C15-3
Mutual Aid: E231 PRE709 E331 A239 TWR23 TR41 BAT901 SFT901 C23