Jul 20 2017

Structure Fire – 113 Olga Road

At just before 05:00hrs on Thursday July 20th, the Elsmere Fire Co along with mutual aide units were dispatched to 113 Olga Rd in the Vilone Village neighborhood for a residential structure fire. Ambulance B-16 arrived and reported a 2 story single family dwelling with smoke showing from the attic. Rescue/Engine 166 arrived and deployed a hand lines and began to advance to the attic. Rescue 23 arrived and started a search of the structure, which proved negative, and Engine 23 stretched a back up line to the second floor. Fire was located in the attic and was extinguished. WFD Ladder 2 arrived and secured the power to the residence and assisted with opening up and overhaul. Five points Ladder 17 was also on scene and laddered the structure as well as opened the roof for ventilation, and Squad 14 was assigned as the RIT Co. Units on scene had the fire extinguished and under control within 25 minutes. Story by Chief Mark Facciolo.

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