Colorado Springs Bonita Village Road Fire

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Colorado Springs Structure Fire

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At approximately 11:50 on January 9th, 2019 Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire in the 5500 block of Bonita Village Rd. When leaving the station, Engine 7 reported a header that was visible from their station and requested a working structure fire assignment, and Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center dispatched a working structure fire assignment. On scene, Engine 7 arrived and reported flames through the roof of the town homes. Engine 7 pulled two supply lines, a 1 3/4 inch attack line, and established Bonita Command. Upon arrival, Rescue 17 conducted the primary search and started ventilation. Once Engine 17 arrived on scene; Engine 17 pulled a backup line to the alpha side. Battalion 2 arrived on scene at 11:56 and assumed Bonita Command and changed name to Bula Command. Truck 8 arrived and assumed RIT, while the occupant and two bystanders were handed over to AMR and treated for smoke inhalation. HazMat 6 arrived and assumed Safety and Accountability, while Truck 10 was assigned exposure protection. At 12:06 Rescue 17 Irons completed primary and secondary searches of the fire apartment. Rescue 17 Ladders was then reassigned to search for fire in the chimney case and the neighboring apartments. At 12:09 Engine 7 reported fire knocked down from the interior. At 12:17 the primary search was called all clear, and Rescue 17 called the secondary search all clear and was then reassigned to overhaul. At 12:30 crews started going into decon with Engine 7’s booster line. At 12:50, Truck 8 and Truck 10 were released from the scene and other companies began to slowly be released. At 13:07, the fire was called under control. Battalion 2 advised dispatch that Engine 17 and Rescue 17 would remain on scene and that Engine 17 officer has Bula Command. At 14:12 Bula Command was terminated and the scene was handed over to fire investigators

Initial Response: Battalion 2, Engine 7, Engine 17, Truck 8 & Rescue 17

Working Structure Fire Assignment: Battalion 3, Truck 10, HazMat 6, Squad 7, 73(PIO/EMS Liaison), X-Ray 194(Investigator) & X-Ray 198(Investigator)

American Medical Response: Supervisor & Medic 29

Wescott Fire Protection District: Medic 582

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Photo courtesy Jason Hix

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