Littleton Nevada Street Apartment Fire

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Littleton Apartment Fire

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At 22:53 on October 23rd, 2018 Littleton Fire Rescue and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire in the 58oo block of S. Nevada St. in Littleton.  911 callers reported flames and smoke coming from the 3rd floor and roof.  First due Engine and Medic 11 deployed a 1.75” line to the charlie side for transitional attack and also joined up with Littleton Police Department for primary search and evacuation.  Battalion Chief 1 assumed command, Ladder 12 set up on the charlie side for aerial operations and Engine 16 established a water supply to Engine 11.  Safety 31 was assigned as incident safety officer and District Chief 3 was assigned as the Alpha Division Supervisor.  A roof report from Ladder 12 confirmed that fire was running the attic space front to back and the roof was already sagging.  Once all searches were complete command declared a defensive strategy.  Tower 18 positioned on the alpha side and Engine 13 reverse laid to the hydrant at Church and Nevada.  Companies operated defensively for approximately 1 hour into the incident when all visible fire was controlled.  The strategy was changed back to offensive and crews conducted extensive salvage and overhaul operations.  Although 18 apartments were damaged and the residents were displaced, no injuries occurred. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

1st Alarm: Battalion 1, District 3, Safety 31, Engine 11, Medic 11, Ladder 12, Medic 12, Engine 13, Engine 38, Tower 18, Rescue 34, PIO30, Bureau 12, IDT2, Rehab 12

Special Call: Engine 15, Engine 31, Tower 45, Chief 10, Ops 3, Bureau 32, Bureau 51

Littleton Police Department, Arapahoe Rescue Patrol & American Red Cross

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