Midday Triple Pull
By Mechanicsville Volunteers
January 18, 2019

On Friday just after 1400 Squad 2 and Tanker 2 were alerted to respond to Sandy Bottom Road in Hollywood’s first due for a working house fire.

With that, Squad 2 with 7, Tanker 24 with 7, and Tanker 2 with 2 made the response immediately after dispatch.

While units were enroute, Chief 7 declared a MAYDAY for a crew member from Engine 72 after the 1st floor collapsed into the basement on top of the crew. The firefighter was quickly removed from the debris and was uninjured.

Units from Mechanicsville arrived and were originally assigned to stage. Then were utilized on Division 1 and in the Basement to assist with fire attack and then overhaul.

Captain 2 was assigned Division 1. Crews worked for approximately 45 minutes to gain access into the attic space that was enclosed with plywood and drywall to extinguish the attic fire.

Crews operated on the scene for approximately 2.5 hours. Chief 7A held the command.

**several photos from smnewsnet.com

Units: Rescue 2, Tanker 24, Tanker 2
Mutual Aid: Engine 72, 92, 32, 11, Tankers 34, 14, Truck 7, Tower 9
Hyperlinks: SMNEWSNET.COM: Three Pets Perish and Family of Five Displaced After House Fire in Hollywood