03/03 - Kuhl Hose assisted Perry Hiway at a
structure fire late Monday morning. With temperatures near 0*,
the homeowner reports that he had frozen water pipes under his
trailer. He was using alternate hear source to thaw the pipes
under the trailer. He noticed smoke and fire a short time
later and called 911. Cranesville FD Deputy Chief was on the
scene just after the call, confirmed a working fire, a hydrant
location near the trailer and that it was buried under snow.
He worked to dig the hydrant out prior to the Engines arrival.
Engine 423 arrived confirmed the working trailer fire, 420 assumed
command and moved fire ground operations to channel #2. Engine
363 arrived, pulled lines and assisted 423 with suppression efforts.
On arrival 683 and 685 assisted with suppression and truck work.
The fire was knocked down quickly but extensive overhaul was needed.
Crews remained on scene for several hours. The fire is under
investigation by the Perry Hiway Hose Co.
683 cleared the scene and assisted Perry Hiway @ Station 43 with cleaning hose and getting their pumper back in service.