05/24/12 365 W - + 6 - 5 Historical Revision - Six Alarms at Pine Knoll Townes


For years, Yours Truly has called Pine Knoll Townes a five-alarm fire. That is incorrect, as demonstrated by this recently found resource summary. As compiled by then-Battalion Chief Peter Brock, it shows six alarms for the $4 million fire that destroyed or seriously damaged 32 homes and displaced 29 families and 72 people. Commence correcting your historical information, which may include:

We'll get to work on those...

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Pine Knoll Townes Resources
3525 Oneonta Place
February 22, 2007
Compiled by Battalion Chief Peter Brock
 
Time Alarm Level Assignment Notes Resource Commitment
15:04 still E27   1 engine
15:04 still E19, BC4   2 engines
15:08 1st E9, E7, E22, L16, R19, BC1   5 engines, 1 ladder
15:12 2nd E6, E16, E4, E18, L23, L26   9 engines, 3 ladders
15:18 3rd E2, 14, E25, L22, BC3   12 engines, 4 ladders
15:19 special called E15, E21, Haz-Mat 15   14 engines, 4 ladders
15:22 4th E26, E8, L20, R14 brand patrol
16 engines, 5 ladders
15:25 5th New Hope E1, E2, Tanker 10, Brush 7, Falls Brush 219 brand patrol  
15:28 6th E5, E10, E20, L1   19 engines, 6 ladders
16:00 special called Two chiefs, 5 instructors, 32 recruits recruit academy  
17:52 relief E26, L20, R14    
21:06 relief E25    
21:21 relief E13, E20    
00:32 relief E23, E5    
03:31 relief E1, E11    
03:42 relief L22    

Other Raleigh Fire Department resources on scene:

Raleigh Fire Department coverage provided by outside departments included:





I remember going through the roof access to watch the large column of smoke on top of FV sta. 3. I have watch quite a few large fires in Raleigh from up there. You can also see some of the rides at night when the fair is in town.
remember - 05/24/12 - 22:21

New Hope Tanker 9 was also on the 5th alarm. Its what fed the tiller, as the hydrant they caught was dead.
Doppler - 05/27/12 - 02:18

@ Doppler,how much water on that tanker? and pump size? Just wondering, since it “supplied” the tiller
sayitaintso - 05/27/12 - 12:02

T-9 has a 1250 tank and at that time about a 300gpm pump. Don’t know how that ended up being but we have pictures.
Doppler - 05/28/12 - 16:10



  
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