10-05-2008 Fall River, Massachusetts - blackstonevalley

Sunday, October 5, 2008 Fall River, Massachusetts

Two Alarm Fire In Fall River

Fall River firefighters were dispatched to 27 Chavenson Street which runs from Bedford Street To Locust Street for A "Still Alarm" First In companies had heavy smoke showing from a distance on arrival crews initiated a aggressive interior attack in a occupied three story wood frame with possible people trapped. On arrival of the chief two additional Engines were requested due to heavy fire impinging on the exposure four building, Aerial Scope 5 was also special called from the shop. Heavy fire took possession of the third floor and attic forcing the evacuation of the building, Multiple large lines, A foam operation and a ladder pipe contained the fire to the building of origin with minor exterior damage to the three story building on side four. The balance of a second alarm was dispatched to rotate companies as crews checked for extensions and overhauled, No injuries were reported the Red Cross arrived to provide food and shelter for the displaced residents.
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