Thursday, March 14, 2013

Fire Incidents 3/13/13

Time: 4:53 p.m. 
Address:  7830 S. "I" Street 
Response: Station 2,7,8,15
Damage Estimate: $12,000
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a reported kitchen fire.  They arrived to find a pan on the stove fire that had extended to the microwave and upper cabinets.  Crews removed the appliances, confirmed that there was no extension into the attic space, and ventilated the smoke that had spread throughout both floors of the two-story house. 

Time: 5:56 p.m.
Address:  5108 N. 31st Street 
Response: Station 2,9,13,14,16,17
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Firefighters responded to a reported house fire.  Upon arrival they found a prohibited outdoor burn in the backyard of the residence.


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Crews respond to fatality industrial accident

Incident Date:  3/12/13
Issuing Officer:  Joe Meinecke
Incident Location:  4015 State Route 509 and North Frontage Rd.
Incident Type: Technical Rescue/Recovery

Narrative:  At 12:08 p.m. firefighters from station 2,8,9,and 12 responded to a reported person injured atop a cargo container crane at the Pierce County Terminal in the Port of Tacoma.

Upon arrival firefighters ascended the large container crane, located the person and confirmed that they had died in an apparent industrial accident.

The identity of the deceased person, as well as the precise cause, time and manner of their death will be determined by the Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office.


Fire Incidents 3/11/13

Time: 1:40 p.m. 
Address:  9232 Fawcett Ave. 
Response: Station 10
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor burn of construction materials.

Time: 3:42 p.m. 
Address:  N. 9th and Union Ave   
Response: Station 14
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor burn of yard waste.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Requests for Service - February 2013

TFD Incidents by Initial Dispatch Type
TFD - Incidents
2013 (YTD)
2012 (YTD)
Emergency Medical
All Other
(e.g. hazardous conditions, search and rescue, automatic fire alarms)

Fire Incidents for 3/8/-3/10, 2013

Date: 3/8 
Time: 8:13 a.m. 
Address:  1440 Port of Tacoma Rd
Response: Station 1,2,4,8,9,12
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Small fire in recycling materials at a recycling business.  Employees extinguished the fire with a standpipe hose station prior to our arrival.

Date: 3/8 
Time: 12:50 p.m. 
Address:  6801 S. Adams
Response: Station 7
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Crews extinguished small grass fire in an open field area.

Date: 3/8 
Time: 7:15 p.m. 
Address:  816 S. 8th Street
Response: Station 1
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Crews extinguished a smoldering fire in a garbage can.  Undetermined source of ignition and fire contained to the can.

Date: 3/9 
Time: 9:45 p.m. 
Address:  3705 McKinley Ave
Response: Station 11
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Responded twice for reported prohibited outdoor burning.  Arrived both times to find occupants had a small fire in a barbecue grill.

Date: 3/10 
Time: 6:25 a.m. 
Address:  914 E. 54th Street
Response: Station 15
Damage Estimate: None
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor burning of common combustibles.

Date: 3/10 
Time: 12:44 p.m. 
Address:  1028 E. 68th Street
Response: Station 8,15
Damage Estimate: $522
Narrative:  Crews extinguished a fire that ignited in a dryer.  Firefighters used a positive pressure fan to remove the smoke and Thermal Imaging Camera to make sure the fire hadn't extended into the duct work.

Date: 3/10 
Time: 4:34 p.m. 
Address:  1717 S. 84th Street
Response: Station 7,8,10,15
Damage Estimate: $93
Narrative:  Crews responded to a reported cooking fire.  Food in the oven had ignited and the fire contained to the oven.

Date: 3/10 
Time: 7:22 p.m. 
Address:  S. Orchard St and Ramsdell St
Response: Station 16
Damage Estimate: $93
Narrative:  Prohibited outdoor fire at homeless encampment.