Centennial Care Home Fire
Around 21:30 on May 31st, 2017 Littleton Fire Rescue Ladder 12 was dispatched to a public assist / water problem at 6800 S. Penrose Court. The RP reported water leaking from the ceiling and electrical issues. An automatic alarm was also received. When Ladder 12 arrived they found a small, single story care home with smoke showing from the eaves. A first alarm and additional medic units were requested; Ladder 12 assumed command in the offensive strategy and began evacuation and primary search. The 360 revealed a standard basement and a working fire in the attic. 7 elderly residents and 1 caretaker were safely moved across the street where Medic 11 was assigned as the Medical Branch. Engine 15 secured a water supply and began an interior attack with Ladder 12, Engine 11 and Engine 14. Battalion Chief 32 assumed incident command with Battalion 1 assisting, SAM 10 and Safety 31 were assigned as safety officers. Engine 38 staged at a second water supply and Medic 37 assisted with opening up the exterior. Fire self vented through the roof and was quickly controlled. All searches proved negative and no injuries occurred.
Units on Scene: Battalion Chief 1, Battalion Chief 32, SAM 10, Safety 31, Ladder 12, Medic 11, Engine 15, Medic 15, Engine 14, Engine 11, Engine 38, Medic 17, Medic 37, Action Care 111 & ReHab 12