This morning at 11:32, Station 61 along with Truck 58 were dispatched for an investigation inside. While responding to the station, Chief 61-1 was advised by Southern Regional Police that they are on scene with an active alarm and odor of smoke. Chief 61-1 requested a full 1st alarm assignment based on SRPD’s findings.
Engine 61-2 and Truck 58 arrived to find an unoccupied apartment with two dogs and smoke inside. When crews entered, the dogs left on their own. Crews found an accidental fire in the kitchen. Neighbors were able to immediately retrieve one of the dogs.
Some time went by, but FF Hudson was able to successfully retrieve the second dog safely.
No injuries were reported and the Box was placed available at 12:24