West Metro Brush Fire
At 13:26 on September 27th, 2016 West Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a small brush fire in the area of S. Kipling St. & Hwy. 285 with 911 callers advising that a 30 x 12 area was burning. SAM 1 1 retorted a large smoke plume in the air from Morrison Rd. and the call was upgraded to a large brush fire. Engine 10 arrived on scene at Hwy. 295 & Simms St. with a 2 acre grass fire and began fire attack with Engine 9. Engine 12 arrived and set-up at the Homestead Golf Course which was evacuated, SAM 1 requested westbound Hwy. 285 to be closed. Crews got a good knock on the fire which was estimated to be 12.6 acres with no structures damage, the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Units on Scene: District 2, District 3, SAM 1, Engine 10, Engine 9, Engine 12, Engine 8, Engine 4, Brush 4, Engine 6, Brush 6, Engine 11, Brush 11, Engine 13, Medic 10 & Bureau 7