|Afternoon Garage Fire in the 2-11 Box|
|By Mechanicsville Volunteers|
|May 4, 2023|
At 1657 hours, Company 2 and surrounding companies were alerted to Baptist Church Road in the area of Stanton Way for a garage fire threatening a home. Engine 23 w/4, Tanker 2 w/2, Tanker 224(AFC Raley) w/4, and Rescue Squad 2(Lt. Senatore) w/4 and the Fire Chief all made the response at dispatch.
Engine 23 arrived first to find a 40 x 20 detached garage well involved, a car on fire outside the garage, and possible extension to a single family home. The crew deployed the 2” attack line and begin extinguishment. Tanker 2 and 224 arrived and set up for water supply operations.
Squad 2, Truck 7, and Truck 1 arrived and went to work assisting the engine companies with opening up.
Units had the bulk of the fire knocked down within 20 minutes.
Chief 2A held the Mechanicsville Command.
|Units:||Engine 23, Tanker 2, Tanker 224, Rescue Squad 2, Chief 2, Chief 2A|
|Mutual Aid:||Engine Companies 72, 1002, 1015, Tankers 74, 1002, 51, 14, Truck Companies 7, and 1, Squad 5, Water Supply 5, Ambulance 29|