Adams County Washington Street Trash Fire

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Adams County Large Trash Fire

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At 07:57 on June 24th, 2022 Adcom dispatched Adams County Fire Rescue Engine 13 to a possible dumpster fire at 5350 Washington St. in North Washington at the All Recycling North Facility. Engine 13 arrived to an outdoor trash fire with multiple fire at different locations and requested a full alarm. Engine 13 pulled a 2 1/2 for fire control in the offensive strategy and established their own water supply. Battalion 11 arrived and took over command, assigned Medic 13 and Engine 14 to assist Engine 13 with fire attack and Medic 14 with medical rehab. Engine 13 deployed their deck gun for a fully involved front end. Truck 62 arrived and set-up master stream aerial ops on the the west side of the building. Engine 11 established another water supply and used their deck gun into the building. Engine 22 arrived and assisted Engine 13 with fire attack. Command requested 2 additional engines to the scene. The fire was put under control at 08:46 and crews started an extended overhaul. Washington St. was closed between E. 52nd Ave. and E. 54th Ave. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation. Additional information provided by Adams County Fire Rescue

Units on Scene:

Initial Response: Engine 13

Structure Fire Response:

Adams County: Battalion Chief 11, SAM 11, Medic 13, Engine 14, Medic 14 & Engine 11

Added: Engine 12

Special Call: Chief 15 (PIO) & Arson 11

South Adams County Fire Department: Engine 22

Added: Engine 21

North Metro Fire Rescue District: Battalion 62 & Truck 62

Denver Fire Department: Ops 2 & Engine 9

Adams County Sheriff, Colorado State Patrol & Xcel Energy

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Adams County Fire Rescue