Working Apartment Fire

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

04/01 ~ At 22:25 West Metro Dispatchers alerted Wheat Ridge Firefighters with auto-aid from Fairmount to a possible structure fire at 2620 Kendall Street.  911 callers reported smoke coming out of the building.  First due Engine 73 arrived on scene of a multi-family dwelling with smoke showing and established a water supply.  Engine 71 assisted with fire attack and Battalion 71 assumed command.  After a 360, flames were seen on the Delta side with black laminar smoke showing.  Command requested a 2nd alarm which brought mutual aid from West Metro.  Tower 72 was assigned as ventilation and search and Engine 33 was assigned as RIT on the Bravo side.  Engine 1 advanced a second line in for fire attack, and checked the attic space.  Conditions improved in the fire unit within 20 minutes and the fire was placed under control.  Crews worked on scene for an extended time overhauling . No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation.

Companies On The Ticket – B71, C71, C72, E73, E71, T72, BUR72 & B31, E33

2nd Alarm Companies – T71, WM D1, E1, T3 & SaM1

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013

Rick Luebke Photo © 2013