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1 Alarm Plus, 4801 Ridge Road

CFDHISTORY ---›Fire Photos ---› 1 Alarm Plus, 4801 Ridge Road

Date 2013-12-12

At 14:28 Hours on 12-12-13,the Cincinnati Emergency Communications Center received a call from a passerby stating there was a fire in the home at 4801 Ridge Road, Oakley.

Most District 4 units were still at the 1 alarm on Plainville Road in Madisonville when this call was dispatched.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

1 Alarm: Engines 3 & 17 (both moving up to District 4 Stations); Trucks 32 & 19; RAT 23; District 1 (Prophett) & 3 (Monahan); Medic 23; Heavy Rescue 14; ALS 34 and SO 2 (DC Washington).

Engine 23, and Heavy Rescue 9 added themselves to the box.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Truck 32 while responded reported heavy smoke column visible.

District 1 went on the scene with a fully involved 1 A Wooden frame.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Working fire Medic: Medic 29.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

Due the large volume of fire crews initially fought the fire defensively. After suppressing the fire crews switched to offensive operations and entered the home. However, due the fire spread crews were not able to safely reach the main body of the fire, so a withdrawal was conducted and defensive operations re-established.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA

There were no reported injuries to civilians or firefighters. Damage is estimated at $80,000.00. The City of Cincinnati Building Department was called to the scene to evaluate the structural integrity of the home.

Photograph - Bill Strite, IFPA