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Ladder co. 72/Commercial Fire

On Jan 20th, Snohomish County F.D. #7 was toned out for a Commercial Fire Response at the Waste Management depot site in 72's first due area.

Ladder co. 72, led by Lt. Prince, was first to arrive and reported heavy smoke coming from a mechanic truck bay with a vehicle inside on fire. The vehicle was a Waste Management Garbage Truck. At that point the large roll up door suddenly came crashing down with no warning. Ladder 72 advised that they would be forcing entry and to have the first due… Continue

Added by Chad Berg on February 9, 2009 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Western Washington is taking a beating!

Things have been pretty crazy over and up here for the last 3 weeks with the hard hitting snow, now it has all melted within two days plus 14" of rain within the last 60 hours. The flooding is amazing and devastating. The fire departments across Western Washington have had their hands full with water craft and helicopter rescues consistant for the last 3 days. Amazingly enough, there has yet to be a loss of life that I know of. Knock on wood(if you see…

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Added by Chad Berg on January 9, 2009 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Ladder co. 72 with Heavy Auto Extrication

Today Ladder co. 72 had a good MVC with entrapment on S.R. 9 in Clearview.



Units Units responded to the report of an MVC with unknown injuries. Upon arrival, M71 had two vehicles high speed blocking with 2 red patients entrapped. L72 was added to the response.







Upon arrival we were assigned to the silver Ford Focus, and Engine co. 13 was assigned the red PT Cruiser for…

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Added by Chad Berg on September 13, 2008 at 11:19pm — 2 Comments

9/11 early fire for Ladder co. 72 of Snohomish County

At around 02:30 on the morning of September 11th(343), Snohomish County toned out a Residential Fire for District #7 in the Maltby area on 83rd Avenue.

Engine co. 73 was the first to arrive and reported a 25' x 50' detached shop facility that was fully involved. They stretched a 2.5" and started flowing with the residential exposure adjacent to…

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Added by Chad Berg on September 13, 2008 at 3:22pm — 3 Comments

Flames in Fernwood

Another working fire in the Fernwood section of Snohomish County for "C" shift today.

At 11:05 pst, Snohomish County F.D. #7 was dispatched to a residential fire in the Fernwood area of Fire District #7 just blocks from Station 72's quarters. Ladder co. 72 arrived to find a large 2 story single family, charged with heavy smoke and flames out the C side kitchen window on the first floor. Ladder co. 72, led by Lt. Fisher, forced the front door…

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Added by Chad Berg on August 27, 2008 at 9:08pm — 2 Comments

Fernwood continues to Burn!

: Mon Aug 18, 2008 12:10 am Post subject: Another Fire in Fernwood for C shift… Reply with quote
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Added by Chad Berg on August 25, 2008 at 12:37pm — 3 Comments

Ladder co. 72 first due with Heavy Fire

At 10:45, Snohomish County F.D. # 7 was dispatched to the report of a residential fire in Ladder 72's first due. I was the Acting Lt. that day, and reported a thermal column 2 miles out. Ladder 72 arrived and reported a 2 story split level residential fully involved on the "A" side and heavy fire blowing out of every window on the 2nd floor of the "C" side.

Battalion 71 arrived and established Command. Engine co. 71 arrived (in an antique pumper!) and stretched a…

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Added by Chad Berg on August 1, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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