Smithwold Ct. 2nd Alarm Structure Fire

This evening at 18:32 hours, Franklin District 1 companies were dispatched to Smithwold Court for a reported house fire. While en route Car 562 advised County Comms he had smoke visible from a distance and requested the 1st alarm be filled. Once on location Car 562 (Deputy Chief Gianotto) established command, advised he had heavy fire through the roof and requested the 2nd alarm be filled. On the arrival Engine 562, the crew pulled additional lines off of Engine 442 and immediately started fire suppression. Engine 561, Car 56, Van 56, and Special Ops 56 were also on location. The various crews were responsible for fire suppression, ventilation, searches, and extensive overhaul. All units were cleared in approximately 3 and 1/2 hours.

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