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2 Alarm 6202 Meyers Drive

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 6202 Meyers Drive

Date 2010-07-03

Date: 07-03-2010

Time: 05:34 AM

Incident Location: 6202 Meyers Drive, (Hartwell) Cincinnati, OH

At 05:36 AM the Cincinnati Communication Center received a telephone alarm reporting a structure fire at 6202 Meyers Drive in the Williamsburg Apartment complex.

1 Alarm: Engines 2 & 9; Trucks 2 & 20; RAT 31; Districts 4 (Turley) & 3 (Weber), Squad 14 and Rescue 38.

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Initial arriving fire units discovered “heavy fire” showing from the first floor of a two-story with an attic “brick” and “frame” multi-dwelling. Firefighters conducted an aggressive interior fire attack on the fire. Due to the fire extending into the second floor and adjacent apartments a “second” alarm was transmitted for additional resources. Firefighters were ordered out of the structure and the fire operation would be defensive in nature.

05:42 Hours: 2nd Alarm Engines 8 & 51, Truck 32.

Damage is estimated at $300,000.00 dollars not including the contents, several units were affected, one unit partially collapsed. The Cincinnati Fire Investigation Unit was on the scene conducting a preliminary investigation. The cause is listed as “Undetermined”.

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One firefighter did receive a minor injury and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Smoke detectors were present and sounding when firefighters arrived. Forty-two firefighters responded to this incident. Firefighters remained on the scene throughout the day extinguishing hot spots.

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Tight quarters for the trucks to work in!

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

View from A/B Side
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Operations on C Side Squad and Engine 8

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Chief Turley observes operations on Side C.
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Chief Weber confers with Lt. Dew Squad 14 while Chief Prather looks on.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Buba Payne (L) of Engine 8 last tour before retiring.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA