First Due Building Fire
By Mechanicsville Volunteers
July 25, 2021

On Sunday morning, just prior to 0500 hours, Engine 2, Tanker 2 and numerous surrounding companies were alerted to the 7-11 at 28240 Three Notch Road for the reported building fire.

Chief 2A, Engine 23, and Tanker 2 made the response and arrived to find a one-story, commercial building with smoke showing.

Engine 23s crew deployed the 2” attack line and Chief 2A established the command. Crews located a working fire on the shelves inside the store and extinguished the same. Tanker 2 supplied Engine 23 upon arrival.

Command scaled the assignment back to Companies 2, 1002, and Truck 7 for overhaul, smoke removal, and to assist police and the Fire Marshall.

Units cleared after 2 hours.

Units: Engine 23, Tanker 2, Chief 2A
Mutual Aid: Engine 1002, Engine 11, Engine 1005, Tanker 1002, Tanker 74, Truck 7, Tower 1003, Squad 1