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Wildwood Fire Department - 4400 New Jersey Avenue - Wildwood, New Jersey 08260
 
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B Platoon Responds to Sunday Afternoon Dwelling Fire
November 3, 2013

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At approximately 13:40 hours on Sunday November 3, 2013 the Box Alarm was transmitted for a reported structure fire at 108 E. Youngs Ave.  Engine 38 (B Platoon) arrived with heavy smoke showing from Side C of a 2.5 story wood frame private dwelling.  A quick size up revealed heavy fire from Side C and Side D.  Capt. Sacco (D-1) arrived, established command, and requested the all hands be transmitted.  Engine 38 stretched a 1-3/4" line while NWFD Engine Co. 2 picked up the water supply.  Rescue Co. 3 arrived and stretched the backup line. Deputy Chief Speigel (301) arrived on scene and assumed command of the incident.  The main body of fire was quickly knocked down.  Searches were completed and the building was found to be vacant.  Companies opened up to hit numerous hot spots including the rear roof area. There was some radiant heat damage to the D exposure.  Other units operating on the scene included Tower 51, Engine 37, West Wildwood FD Engine 21, Rio Grande FD Rescue 7298 (RIT).  Rio Grande FD Ladder 7254 covered the city while Rio Grande Rescue provided EMS coverage.  The fire is under investigation by the Cape May County Fire Marshal's Office.  Units operated on the scene for about 2 hours before taking up.

 
   
   
 
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