12/22/10 163 W, 1 I - + 8 - 6 Last Night's Two Alarms / Grinding Stone Drive

Two alarms at 4644 Grinding Stone Drive. Engine 19 arriving at a two-story, wood-frame, six-unit condominium building with approximately 12,000 square-feet. Built 1974. Fire showing through roof of end unit. Interior operations started. Battalion 1 arrived and upgraded to major working fire. Crews continued with interior lines until withdrawn due to deteriorating conditions. Defensive operations started with Ladder 2, operating reserve platform ladder, and hand lines both in front and rear of structure. Command post in front of building. Staging on Walden Pond Drive. Medical monitoring and rehab on Grinding Stone Drive. Two hydrants used. Ten people displaced. One firefighter received minor burns. Dispatched 2:24 a.m. Controlled 3:30 a.m. Crews on scene through the morning. First alarm: E19, E15, E11, L2, R1, B1, EMS 5. Working fire: E9, A1, C10, C20. Second alarm: E27, E16, E22, L5, R2, B2, EMS 15, D1, T1. Also on scene: C40, C3. "B" shift. See photos by Mike Legeros.

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