Aurora East Kansas Drive 2nd Alarm Fire

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2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

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On November 8th, 2022 at 10:01 Aurora Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 11900 block of E. Kansas Drive. Ladder 2 arrived to a two-story multi-family with heavy smoke showing from the 2nd floor and requested a 2nd alarm. Engine 6 arrived and easbalished the water supply and Ladder 8 went to the roof for vertical ventilation. Crews found heavy fire on the Charlies side and in the attic space. Battalion Chief 2 arrived and assumed command. Engine 7 pulled a 1 3/4 for fire attack and Engine 5 secured a 2nd water supply. Engine 4 assigned to assist with search. The fire was put under control at 10:56 and crews worked for an extended time with overhaul and the investigation. One patient with non life threatening injuries was transported to an area hospital, and other patients are assessed on scene. 4 apartments were damaged from the fire and all occupants from 16 units are displaced, and the American Red Cross was requested to the scene for support. The fire cause is under investigation. Additional information provided by Aurora Fire Rescue

1st Alarm: Battalion Chief 2, Battalion Chief 1, Ladder 2, Engine 6, Ladder 8, Engine 5, Engine 7, Engine 4, Engine 9 & Ladder 6

2nd Alarm: Battalion Chief 4, Engine 8, Engine 2, Engine 11, Engine 3, Ladder 13 & Ladder 16

Added: Chief 9, Chief 3, Chief 6, Admin 1, Arson 1 & PIO

Falck: F5, Medic 504, Medic 101, Medic 104, Medic 105 & Medic 106

Aurora Police Department & Xcel

Photo courtesy of Aurora Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Aurora Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Aurora Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Aurora Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Aurora Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of Aurora Fire Rescue