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2 Alarm 2645 Alms Place

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 2645 Alms Place

Date 2008-10-24

Heavy fire vents from the roof and attic of the main fire building. The exposure building is the building to the left.
Photograph - Bill Strite

The evacuation command has been given and the interior units are evacuating the structure.
Photograph - Bill Strite

All four aerials at this fire had their sticks up to the roof of the fire building.
Photograph - Bill Strite

The Cincinnati Fire Communication Center received a telephone call reporting a structure fire at 2645 Alms Place, Walnut Hills Initial arriving fire units encountered heavy fire conditions showing from the first and second floors of a three-story frame building, with fire extending into the attic. Fire was extending out the windows of the fire building and ignited the building next door on fire.
1st Alarm: Engines 23 & 19; Trucks 23 & 19; RAT 32; Districts 1(Acting DC CPT Klosterman) & 4 (Boeing); Rescue 46; Squad 14

Photograph - Bill Strite

A second alarm was transmitted at 20:10 Hours due to heavy fire conditions in the two buildings.

2nd Alarm: Engines 3 & 32; Truck 3; Squad 9; Rescue 2; Car 3

Special Call: Engine 5 Additional Water Supply

Photograph - Bill Strite

It took fifty firefighters approximately forty-five minutes to bring this fire under control. No injuries were reported to firefighters or civilians. Damage was estimated at $150,000.00 damage to 2645 Alms Place and $50,000.00 dollars damage to 2641 Alms Place.

Photograph - Bill Strite

The scene from A/B Side with Truck 19 and Truck 23
Photograph - Bill Strite