06/30/13 154 W, 2 I - + 7 - 5 This Morning's House Fire on Applecreek Court

Photographer Jason Thompson (who runs jocofire.com) has posted photos and an extended video of this morning's house fire at 7213 Apple Creek Court in southeastern Wake County. One-story, single-family dwelling with 1,374 square-feet. Built 1983. Heavy fire through the roof requiring defensive operations. Tanker strike team requested, then switched to hydrant operations. The hydrant was 500 feet closer than drop tanks. Eastern Wake and Garner units on initial dispatch, plus Raleigh Engine 26 as automatic aid. Tankers from Wendell, Hew Hope, Zebulon, Hopkins, Rolesville. Clayton also requested as mutual aid. Medical units included EMS 7, EMS 11, EMS 61, D6. EMS Truck 1 cancelled en route. Fire started just before 1:00 a.m., reports this WTVD story. Two occupants escaped unharmed. Readers can add incident details or run card. See more of Jason's photos, which looks like it includes both camera and camera phone shots. Or watch the video.


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