Images from North Port, FL of the aftermath from Hurricane Ian. Jeff Rudolph photos
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.
7/4/22 2215 hrs.
Fireworks are believed to have started this fire that consumed a large home on Ashley Parkway in Sarasota, FL. The first engine on scene found it well involved, and went defensive. Battalion 2 requested a 2nd alarm, and then a 3rd alarm. One firefighter was treated on the scene for an injury. No other injuries noted, the home was a total loss.
05/30/21 – Greater Round Lake FPD pulled MABAS Box 26-1 to the box level on arrival at 37nW. Big Horn dr. in Hainesville, IL. Crews found heavy fire in 1 unit of a 6 unit townhouse complex spreading to another unit. Master streams knocked down the bulk of the fire, and crews were able to make a stop on any further spread.
Fox Lake firefighters responded to the 35000 block of N. Hunt in Ingleside, IL around 11 pm on 12/10/20. First-in companies were faced with heavy fire, multiple rescues, and water issues. Command went to a box for tenders, and manpower.
Tragically, 2 young girls perished in the fire, and 4 adults were transported to area hospitals in serious to critical condition. A GO Fund Me site has been set up to help. Evans Family Fire Fundraiser, if you want to give to a good cause, and help in this Holiday Season, Jeff R.