Two-part video of a fire on Morris Street
David Decker – On January 19, 2020 at 0141 hours NFD was dispatched to an apartment fire at 30 S. Morris Street. The building is a 50 x 60 quadplex with two apartments on the first floor and two apartments on the second floor. Battalion-1 arrived to find fire from one apartment on the first floor that was being driven by 20-30 mph wind with a wind chill of 10 degrees.
Crews initially achieved knock down of the initial apartment, however, fire spread to the second floor and the attic. A 2nd Alarm was requested and crews were pulled from the building and a defensive attack brought the fire under control. Two civilians in the second floor self evacuated prior to arrival of fire units. Thankfully no injuries at this fire, and the cause is under investigation.
Part 2 shows fire extending into the attic and subsequent defensive operations.
NFD was assisted by several mutual aid units
Heath FD – Rescue-51, Engine-52
Granville FD – Rescue-201, Engine-201
Newark Twp FD – Engine-541
Madison Twp FD – Rescue-101
Mary Ann FD – Engine-691
Hanover FD – Engine-802
Newton FD – Medic-391
Monroe FD – Quint-501
Glenford FD – Air-221
West Licking FD – Support-401
News coverage of the fire
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