Stucture Fire Assignment Results in Medical Local
 
By Mechanicsville Volunteers
August 25, 2017
 

At 1213 hours, Company 2 and surrounding stations were dispatched for a structure fire in the area of 27215 Three Notch Road, report of a hot water heater on fire.

While units were enroute Fireboard advised they had report of one person not breathing at the same location. Chief 2 arrived on the scene with a two story, single family structure with nothing evident and confirmed CPR in progress. Engine 23 laid a supply line and investigated a faulty hot water heater in the basement. The assignment was quickly scaled back to Engine 23, Truck 7, and the EMS units performing patient care.

The patient was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Power to the structure was controlled and all units picked up and returned to service.
Units operated for approximately 45 minutes.

**The Mechanicsville Volunteers offer their condolences to friends and family for their loss**

 
Units: Chief 2, Engine 23, Tanker 24
 
Mutual Aid: Trucks 7 and 1, Engine 73, 11, 32 Tankers 1002 and 5, Water Supply 5, Ambulances 296, 1002, 1002B
 
MVFD responded for report of a hot water heater fire and also found a medical emergency.
MVFD responded for report of a hot water heater fire and also found a medical emergency.