Superior 2nd Alarm House Fire

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2nd Alarm Basement Fire

Photo courtesy of Lafayette Fire Department

On September 23rd, 2012 around 02:30 Rocky Mountain Fire District was dispatched to a structure fire at 3929 S. Torreys Peak Dr. in Superior. Battalion Chief 2460 arrived and reported heavy smoke and flames from a 2-story single-family residential. Ladder 2416 arrived and after a 360, reported heavy fire on the Charlie and Delta side, and command requested a 2nd alarm. Crews went defensive with heavy fire conditions. Crews worked until after 06:00 with hot spots and overhaul, with no other homes damaged. Smoke detectors woke up the family who made it out safely. One firefighter from Rocky Mountain Fire District was injured when glass blew out of the house, and required four stitches. No other injuries were reported except for two cats that were unaccounted for. The fire cause is believed to have started in the basement. Additional information provided by Lafayette Fire Department

Units on Scene:

1st Alarm:

Rocky Mountain: Battalion Chief 2460, Command 2462, Ladder 2416 & Medic 2425

2nd Alarm:

Lafayette Fire Department: Truck 2616

Louisville Fire Protection District: Engine 2702

North Metro Fire Rescue District: Battalion Chief 61, Engine 61 & Engine 65

Boulder Rural Fire Rescue: Engine 2301

Boulder County Sheriff

Photo courtesy of Lafayette Fire Department

Photo courtesy of Lafayette Fire Department

Photo courtesy of Lafayette Fire Department

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