Elmira (Ontario) fire was dispatched to a confirmed structure fire at 50 Aspen Crescent January 27 at 6:02. P1 arrived on scene to heavy fire venting out the front of the two-story, semi-detached house. Command requested Floradale on the second alarm shortly after arrival. The fire was knocked down in 30 minutes, all firefighting was defensive due to concerns of holes in the floor.
Crews went interior once all the visible fire was knocked down. Damage has been pegged at $350,000. The concrete fire wall between the units prevented the fire from spreading next door. Box 690 provided rehab to the 40 firefighters on scene. Photos start approximately 40 minutes into the fire.
Units on scene: Elmira Pump 1, Tank 2, Aerial 3, Rescue 4; Floradale Pump 1, Tank 2, Rescue 3; Box 690