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  • What's burned in Wisconsin

    Thought I'd "borrow" the idea from the IL threads. Post here any fires your dept had or ones you know of in your area.


    Green Bay had one last night, displacing 7 people. Crews were able to do an interior attack and limiting damage to $30,000. One FF was injured for burns to the hands.
    The thoughts and opinions posted here are mine and mine alone and do not reflect the thoughts and or views of city or dept affiliation.

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    Structure Fire

    New London Fire responded to a structure fire in a single family dwelling on 2/16/07. Dwelling had heavy smoke and flames showing through the roof of the 1 1/2 story structure. Heavy structural damage to the second floor and roof area. 4 family members displaced.

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    • #3
      From the Green Bay Press Gazette 3/3/2007

      3 die in Green Lake County fire
      MARKESAN — A man and two children died in a house fire in Markesan, and another child was injured, officials said Friday.
      The blaze in the Green Lake County community broke out Thursday, and the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. It collapsed a short time later.
      The remains of two people were recovered, and the remains of the third victim were found Thursday evening.
      The sheriff's office said Friday that the victims were a 32-year-old man, 7-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl.
      A 13-year-old girl was injured. Officials said she was found at a neighbor's home and was taken to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.
      The fire remains under investigation.
      The thoughts and opinions posted here are mine and mine alone and do not reflect the thoughts and or views of city or dept affiliation.

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      • #4
        Brothers and sisters:
        This is a partial list for the first three weeks of February. Per the Bureau of Technical Services, this is a listing of fires that required three or more hand lines. Please, this is an unofficial reporting. I saw the thread and thought it would be a pertinent post.
        Stay safe, and stay low.

        2/20/07 2625 W. Cherry St.

        2/18/07 4132 W. Good Hope Rd.

        2/17/07 6352 N. 84th St.

        2/16/07 3422 N Richards St

        2/16/07 814 W. Concordia Ave.

        2/16/07 3348 N. 4th St.

        2/11/07 2732 N. 44th St.

        2/9/07 1424 W. Madison Ave.

        2/8/07 3603 N. 13th St.

        2/5/07 5067 N. 55th St. FATAL

        2/5/07 535 S. 84th St. GREATER ALARM

        2/5/07 4996 S. 25th St. GREATER ALARM

        2/3/07 2401 W. Plainfield Ave. FATAL

        2/2/07 2845 N. 50th St.

        2/1/07 4112 N. 21st St.

        2/1/07 2373 N. 48th St

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        • #5
          After reviewing our reports, we have come to the conclusion that nothing flammable seems to exist in our area. However, the folks do seem to like crashing into each other on a regular basis.
          We do not rise to the occasion. We fall back to our level of training.

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          • #6
            Not much of anything, but had a nice car fire this morning. I really don't feel like it should be posted, but it is the first fire I've seen in months. Lately the other two shifts have been getting everything or it is the other side of town. It was nice to see some flames again and work a hose.

            Also Green Bay had a rescue on Saturday. I payload operator was moving rock from a pile when a good portion of the pile collapsed and pinned him into his payloader. It took about two hours to extricate him, due to potential for second collapse (gravel pile was about 4 stories high) and also could not get the loader free. A crane and some other tractors had to be used to finally pull it free. There was a point a heavy duty wrecker was dispatched to try to free the loader (dispatch was told to have the wrecker escorted by police to respond emergent). Anyway the loader was too much for the wrecker and the crane and other loaders finally freed enough to dig the operator out of the loader. Not sure of his condition, there was a concern for hypothermia and he got 10mg morphine.
            The thoughts and opinions posted here are mine and mine alone and do not reflect the thoughts and or views of city or dept affiliation.

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            • #7
              someone in the town of Superior burned part of their Sauna roof off last night. we have a really quiet department. our last calls were for a MVA with injuries and 2 reported grass fires. (one turned out to be a controlled burn, and the monitor was hiding behind a hayroll to get out of the wind.)

              -Damien

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              • #8
                From today:

                Fire destroys home on north side

                Four people were displaced in an overnight fire on the city's north side that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage, according to Milwaukee police.

                The blaze occurred just after midnight at 3011 N. 1st St., where Milwaukee firefighters reported flames on the first and second floor of the home.

                No one was injured.

                Milwaukee police said this morning the fire could have been caused by an electrical problem in the home.
                Firefighters battling apartment blaze

                Milwaukee firefighters are on the scene of a fire at an eight-unit apartment building on the city's northwest side.

                A kitchen fire in one of the units at 8524 N. Servite Drive was called in about 2:06 p.m.

                There is no further information available.

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                • #9
                  We had a wopping 2 Fire Calls in the Month of Febuary here in Ashippun. A Mutual Response Call for woodland Fire on the 17th for a Large Shed on fire and a Head on Crash with no injuries on Hwy 67. Roads where really Slick and they where traveling slow. we had 8 First responder Calls though.

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                  • #10
                    Wales / Genesee

                    Icy roads and bumper cars last week and this Tuesday at 2300 hours. Just hear a tone at 1231 hours for MA to North Pairie for another head on MVC. No fire action at all.
                    Be safe

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                    • #11
                      Dousman Sturcture Fire

                      We had a MA call to Dousman this AM 07:13.
                      chimmey fire spread into the roof and attic.

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                      • #12
                        Here is some news footage from a helicopter of Truck 12 doing some work from February.


                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efHxjYmU_Y8

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                        • #13
                          Nice video boss, you catch that work?

                          I borrowed the link over in another thread, hope you don't mind.

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                          • #14
                            Brush pile fire

                            ya know when a fellow fire fighter has a good Bon Fire when your dept. gets paged out to his location for a large outside fire and then 3 min later you are told to 10-22 because the fire fighter on scene says its a controled burn. God I love this town! that is the only call we have had all month so far.

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                            • #15
                              Structure fire in GB. 2 story house fire already venting upon arrival. Bread and butter fire. I was working a trade and this was the first one for me in awhile, so it was nice to get work again. It was also nice to be working on the truck for a change. (our pumps get more work than the truck)

                              Also there was another structure fire about a week ago. Basement fire, similar type structure. 7 people displaced no injuries. Can't think of any others off hand. We have had a few though, just didn't post them.
                              The thoughts and opinions posted here are mine and mine alone and do not reflect the thoughts and or views of city or dept affiliation.

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