Wednesday, December 22, 2010

North End RV Fire

Incident Date: 12/22/10
Issuing Officer: Joe Meinecke
Incident Location: 4231 N. Whitman
Incident Type: Recreational Vehicle Fire

Narrative:  At 10:34 a.m. 6 companies of Tacoma Firefighters (3 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Medic unit and Command Staff) responded to a reported recreational vehicle (RV) fire. 

The first arriving engine company found heavy smoke and flames shooting from the front of an approximately 40 foot 5th wheel style RV.  Crews used attack lines and Class B fire suppressing foam to knock down the fire.  Complicating the scene, was the fire directly impinging on the energized power lines overhead. 

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and there were no injuries to report.