01/11/11 181 W, 1 I - + 8 - 3 This Morning's Major House Fire / Carriage Park Court

Five fire departments assisting Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs early this morning at 5705 Carriage Park Court, off Sunset Lake Road. With multiple calls reported and icy road conditions for responders, Holly Springs Car 1 was first on scene. Heavy fire showing throughout the two-story, wood-frame structure with 3,217 square-feet. Built 2000.

Engine 2 first engine on scene. Engine 1 laid supply line back out to roadway. Defensive operations with three-inch lines. Drop tank deployed and water shuttle started. Water point at Bass Lake and Sunset Lake roads, one-half mile north. Special call for additional tankers three times. Ten tankers reportedly operated. Road conditions impacted water shuttle. DOT called for sand/salt.

HSFD Car 1, then FVFD Car 1 in command. Dispatched about 3:15 a.m. Controlled in about 90 minutes, reports the News & Observer. Occupants out safely. Departments on scene: Fuquay-Varina FD, Holly Springs FD, Apex FD, Fairview FD, Swift Creek FD, Garner FD, Northwest Harnett FD. Medical included EMS 17, EMS 14, EMS 7, M91, D2, T1. Wonder what the move-ups were? Thanks to Lee Wilson for monitoring and providing play-by-play.

WRAL photo

Northwest Harnett 1441 (engine) at Fuquay station 1 with 4 personel.
jg - 01/11/11 - 12:13

Off duty A-shift special call to come in to work the fire.
DM - 01/11/11 - 19:28

NBC 17 has two short videos of F-V Engine 2 arriving.


911 - 01/11/11 - 23:59

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