Thursday, June 13, 2013

NEWARK, NJ 2ND ALARM VACANT DWELLING FIRE

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Newark, NJ-- 21:19 hrs 57 Crane Street 2nd Alarm. Battalion Chief-3 arrives on-scene with heavy fire from the top floors of a 3 story vacant house. Battalion Chief-3 reports all arriving companies will be using defensive operations, requests 3rd & 4th due engines report to the D side for exposure protection.

Deputy-1 arrives on scene assumes command reports fully involved structure requests additional Signal 9 above the working fire. Deputy-1 shortly after orders the 2nd alarm filled out, companies operating multiple lines at this time.

Deputy-1 reports main body of fires darkening down with near total collapse of the structure. Around 21:54 hrs Deputy-1 reports no extension to the exposures fire is U/C with a extended overhaul operation.

Neighbors stated that multiple squatters were in and out of the fire building all day, the fire remains under investigation by the Newark Fire Department Arson Unit.
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