Detroit FD (MI) Box Alarm on 2/21/23 @ 2124 Eastlawn Street X Kercheval Ave. Engine 52 stretched on a vacant dwelling going throughout. We got there pretty quick and got Engine 58 dumping their monitor. Companies on the box hit it from the outside for a few minutes but then made an aggressive push and knocked down the rest of the fire.
Got some nice shots, the full gallery link is HERE.
Companies were sent for a commercial box in southwest on 4/28/19. Engine 27 stretched on a commercial building at Vernor X Junction. Chief 7 reported they were taking a defensive posture and requested a platform. They had a 2-sty, 100×200, occupied Dollar Store going through the roof. At the height of the fire, it had extended to a 2-sty taxpayer and ended up burning through that roof. In total, three aerial master streams and numerous landlines were used to bring the fire under control.
A total rundown of the companies @ the 2nd Alarm at 5656 W Vernor were as follows:
Just came back from a quick trip to Detroit. Here are a few quick images of a Box Alarm at 9337 Decatur Street on Saturday, October 10th. Heavily involved on arrival, companies were defensive from the start. Ladder 14 was working their aerial but a lot of trees made it hard to get a good shot.
Detroit 2nd alarm Commercial Building 19161 Schaefer
04/28/15 Detroit, MI – Shortly before 7pm, this fire broke out in the Church of God in Christ. First-due companies noted that they could see it. Companies arrived and found fire through the roof of this two-story, commercial building. Chief Four transmitted a second alarm on the box. Companies went defensive and quickly knocked down the heavy fire.