02/12/11 142 W, 2 I - + 6 - 4 This Afternoon's Grass Fire + Two Alarms / Wooden Road

Grass fire plus two alarms at 9159 Wooden Road. Dispatched as a structure fire. Engine 24 arriving at a townhouse complex with a fast-moving grass fire between and behind the two-story, wood-frame, brick-veneer structures, each approximately 2,700 square-feet. Engine 24 caught own hydrant. Second-arriving Engine 23 directed to opposite end of block, to catch own hydrant and cut off the spread of flames. Second alarm requested within minutes. Dispatch included working fire assignment. Incoming units directed to stage on Alm Street. Fire controlled in 20 minutes and all second alarm units returned to service. No extension to structures. Extensive wet-down. One resident checked for possible smoke inhalation. Dispatched 1:26 p.m. Units on scene included E24, E23, E17, L6, R3, B4, C10, C20, EMS 54. See photos by Legeros.

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