Second Alarm Apartment Fire
On June 3rd 2023 at approximately 17:10 Aurora Fire Rescue was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at the Park Place at Expo Apartments, 10705 E. Exposition Ave. Engine 2 arrived on scene within minutes of the call and found heavy fire in a three-story apartment building. Firefighters rescued several occupants with ladders and at least on man jumped out of a third floor window to escape the fire. Crews were on scene over two hours battling the blaze and conducting overhaul. Five people were injured and three were transported by ambulance to a local hospital. The occupants of approximately 60 units were displaced by the fire and the cause is under investigation. The American Red Cross was aloo requested to assist the residents.
Units on Scene: Battalion Chief 1, Battalion Chief 2, Battalion Chief 3, Chief 9, Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 4, Engine 6, Engine 7, Engine 8, Ladder 2, Ladder 5 & Ladder 8
Falck: Falck 5, Falck 6, Medic 101, Medic 109. Medic 110, Medic 502 & Medic 512