North River Fire District responded to a fire in a residence in Palmetto,FL. Crews found fire in an attached garage spreading into the house, and eventually engulfing the rear of the home. The house sustained heavy damage, and firefighters rescued a cat from the home. This area had incurred a power outage from Hurricane Ian, and power had just been restored to the home. It’s unknown whether or not that caused the fire.
Grand Rapids fire crews were dispatched to the 500 block of Leonard Street NE for the report of a house on fire. Companies arrived to find heavy fire on the alpha side of the structure on the exterior of the building with some extension inside. Engine 5 commenced fire attack and achieved a quick knock. Crews rescued 1 Cat from the residence.
Assignment: Engine’s 2,5,9 and 10 Rescues 1 and 2 Platform 2 and 3 Car’s 2,5,6,16 and 20.
At approximately 1:35 PM Wyoming fire crews responded to the 2500 block of Batts for a reported structure fire, around the same time Grand Rapids Engine 10 reported heavy black smoke in that direction and responded to the scene. Engine 10 requested a full assignment from Grand Rapids to the scene. Crews from Wyoming, Kentwood and Grand Rapids found a commercial building fully involved along with a dwelling partially involved. Crews did great work stopping the fire from consuming the dwelling. The commercial structure was a total loss.