Leadership

Three Alarms Sounded for Lumber Fire

Issue 9 and Volume 83.

Three Alarms Sounded for Lumber Fire Three alarms and two special calls were necessary to fight a lumber yard fire in Lexington, Ky., which was originally received as a telephone alarm. The first alarm was sounded at 7:10. Upon the arrival of the first companies, it was evident that the blaze was serious, and a second ala_____m was sent at 7:14, the third at 7:15, and two special calls at 7:45 and 9:14. The first alarm brought three engine companies, a truck company and the Chief of the Third Battalion. The second ala_____n was answered by engines 17, 19, 15 and 12, Truck 3, and Water Tower 1. Chief Adams and Assistant Chief Stilz responded. The third alarm was answered by Engines 2, 4, 9 and 14, Truck 4 and a Battalion Chief. Two extra pumpers were also sent. When the first companies arrived, the entire south and east sides…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now