Northglenn Plane vs House

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Northglenn Plane vs Home

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On May 5th, 2014 at 15:40 numerous 911 calls flooded Adams County call centers reporting a small aircraft had went down into a Northglenn neighborhood striking a house at 11067 E. Livingston Dr.  North Metro Fire Rescue District with auto-aid from Thornton Fire Department responded to the incident. Truck 62 arrived a two-story house with flames coming from the roof and a plane into the Delta side, started fast attack and rescue mode. Battalion 61 arrived and assumed command, and requested a major incident tone. Crews found the pilot of the plane was able to extricate himself, search the inside of the residence and pull a garden hose and initiate a fire attack on his plane and house. Crews searched and provided negative for any victims. The home owner or the family was not home at the time of the crash, a few pets were inside the residence and were safely evacuated by firefighters. The small plane, a 1966 Piper PA-25 was pulling a banner when it went down releasing the banner and struggling with the plane before impact. During the fire attack the home owner reported numerous weapons and ammunition inside a bedroom. The weapons were secured by Northglenn Police and returned back to the homeowner. FAA and NTSB investigators conducted the investigation into the crash.

Units on Scene: 

North Metro: Battalion 61, Truck 62, Medic 62, Engine 63, Medic 63, Truck 64, Engine 64, Medic 64, Engine 65, Engine 66 & Heavy Rescue 66

Thornton: Battalion 71, Engine 72 & Medic 72

Northglenn Police Department & Adams County Sheriff

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Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

Mike Melton Photo ©

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