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2 Alarm 111 Garfield Place (Garfield Tower)

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 2 Alarm 111 Garfield Place (Garfield Tower)

Date 2012-06-18

At 18:24 Engine 14, Truck 3 and District 1 (Phillips) were dispatched to a manual pull station alarm at Garfield Tower Apartments, 111 Garfield Place.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

At 18:26 Cincinnati Fire Communictions dispatched the rest of the box because they received calls of smoke on the 7th Floor.

1 Alarm: Engines 3 & 5; Truck 17; RAT 19; District 2 (Herth); Medic 3; Heavy Rescue 14.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

At 18:37 Garfield Command requested a 2nd Alarm due to the size of the building,trouble getting to the fire and the amount civilains who needed to evcuate.
2 Alarm: Engines 29, 19, 21; Truck 21; ALS 34 and Heavy Rescue 9.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Engine 5 located the fire an apartment on the 7th floor with heavy fire throughout. The fire was extinguished quickly but removing the smoke in the building was a problem.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

The cause of the fire is listed as unattended cooking.
Damage is estimated at approximately $50,000.
There were no reported Civilian or Firefighter injuries.
2 Cats in the apartment perished.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA