March 22, 2015 Michael Zimmerman, District 3 Fire Chief / Michael.Zimmerman@cincinnati-oh.gov INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS OF INCIDENT: 2515 Burnet Ave DISPATCH TIME: 1712 hours LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 36 EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engines 19, 5, 3, Safety Engine 23, Trucks 19, 3 RAT 23, Medic 3 & 19, Safety Officer 2, District Chiefs 1 & 3, ALS-32 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: none ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $5000.00 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): unattended grease on stovetop # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: 1 SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Building alarm system activated DESCRIBE INCIDENT: Originally dispatched as an automatic fire alarm. While initial companies were enroute, dispatch reported multiple calls received for the address. On arrival, smoke showing from windows on the 9th floor and a large number of occupants were exiting the building. Companies advanced hose and equipment and tied into the building standpipe system. An aggressive interior attack was performed bringing the fire under control in 15 minutes. Several occupants were sheltered in place until the smoke was cleared. The kitchen was destroyed and the apartment sustained heavy smoke damage. The occupant had left the apartment moments earlier and had forgotten to turn off the stove. There were no injuries reported. The buildings alarm system did operate. One occupant is displaced and will be staying with family in the interim.
March 25, 2015 Michael Zimmerman, Dist 3 Fire Chief Michael.Zimmerman@Cincinnati-Oh.gov (513) 352-2333 INCIDENT ADDRESS: 3752 President Dr – Fay Neighborhood DISPATCH TIME: 1729 hours #155 LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure Fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 37 EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engines 12, 35, Safety Engine 20, Trucks 21, 20, RAT 29, Heavy Rescue 14, District Chief 3, 2, Medics 12, 35, ALS-35, Safety Officer 2, Car 517 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: 1 firefighter ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $75,000.00 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Pan of oil left unattended on stovetop # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: Total of 3, 1 adult, 2 children SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: undetermined DESCRIBE INCIDENT: Dispatched for a building fire at above address, called in by an off duty police officer. On arrival, 2 story, ordinary construction townhouse, heavy fire showing from the first floor rear extending into second floor windows and eves into roof area. Reports indicated that all occupants were out prior to FD arrival. Companies initiated an aggressive interior attack, searched both floors and were able to cut off the fire before extension into the attached townhouse next door. Companies brought the fire under control in 15 minutes. It was determined that a pan of oil had been left unattended on the stovetop. One adult and 2 children are left homeless tonight and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. The building and contents are a total loss resulting in approximately $75,000 in damage. Because of the damage, it could not be determined if smoke detectors were present. One minor firefighter injury resulted during overhaul stages. He was transported and is being treated at Good Sam Hospital.
March 26, 2015 Jennifer H. Spieser, Community Affairs - Public Information Officer (PIO) Cincinnati Fire Department Jennifer.Spieser@cincinnati-oh.gov Office: (513) 352-5248 INCIDENT ADDRESS: 6020 Dahlgren Street – Madisonville DISPATCH TIME: 5:31 a.m. LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 4-alarm fire, 5 story multi-family RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engine 49, Truck 31, Districts 1, 3, and 4 Engine 31, Engine 46, Truck 18, Truck 23, Medic 46, Heavy Rescue 9, ALS 32, Medic 23, Engine 18, Truck 32, Engine 8, Heavy Rescue 14, Engine 23, Engine 7, Truck 19, Medic 19, Medic 2, Medic 9, Medic 3, ALS 34, Engine 32, Engine 9, ALS 35, SO1 and SOC RESCUES: 12 occupants rescued INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: 4 civilians transported, 1 LODD, 2 Firefighters transported with minor burn injuries – treated and released ESTIMATED DAMAGE: TBD CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Under investigation # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: 3 families
Speaking Points from News Conference on March 27, 2015.
News Conference I. Introduction – Jen Good morning, I am Jennifer Spieser, Community Affairs Public Information Officer On behalf of the Cincinnati Fire Department, we wanted to thank each of you for the special coverage and appreciation you provided to Fire Apparatus Operator Daryl Gordon Chief Braun will conduct a brief news conference in a few moments – and will be able to take a couple questions at the end. He will overview the types of investigations that will commence – speaking more to process, not findings. With that, I turn you over to Fire Chief Richard Braun. SPEAKING POINTS- 3/27/15 2 II. Chief Braun Today, and for the rest of our lives, we will continue to mourn the loss of our fellow firefighter, our brother, Daryl Gordon. We welcome you here today – to Daryl’s second home – where he spent the vast majority of his career. Later, we will welcome you to get a more informal look at the place he sat with his fellow firefighters and broke bread. Yesterday’s fire was heartbreaking – a 4-Alarm fire in a large apartment building In the early morning hours yesterday – Cincinnati firefighters rescued 12 citizens o 4 civilians were transported to area hospitals including a 3- month old baby 3 o Yesterday we announced that 2 firefighters were injured with minor burns o After our announcement yesterday –another firefighter reported injuries from the fire o All three firefighters were treated and released yesterday. III. Investigations Let me talk to you about the Investigations that will take place There will be an investigation to determine the cause of the fire There will be an investigation conducted by the Cincinnati Fire Department into the events surrounding the death of FAO Gordon. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will do a separate investigation in conjunction with the Fire Department. 4 These reports are in depth and take a great deal of time to compile. For example, the Line of Duty Deaths of 2 Toledo FF from last January still has yet to be finalized. IV. Records All records and recordings are expected to be released by the City Manager’s Office today. To that end, any questions regarding inspections or for public records should be directed to the City Manager’s Office. V. Funeral Services Arrangements are not yet finalized The Fire Department, Local 48 and our City leaders are working closely with the family to honor their wishes. We expect to have these details for you soon – and will update via news release and thru social media platforms. There has been a memorial fund established at Kemba Credit Union for the family of Firefighter Daryl Gordon. 5 Donations can be made at any Kemba Credit Union branch. Fund name: Firefighter Daryl Gordon Memorial Fund VI. Closing Remarks The citizens of the City of Cincinnati will forever be indebted to our hero Daryl and his family. Please keep them close in your prayers. “Faith, Family, and the Cincinnati Fire Department” Godspeed, my brother, Daryl.
3/27/15 Rob McWilliams District Fire Chief Cincinnati Fire Department District 3 Unit 3 firstname.lastname@example.org (O) 513-352-2333 (C) 513-368-1298 1410 Apjones St, Northside DISPATCH TIME: 11:38 hrs LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 2 Alarm Fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 58 Firefighters and Staff EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: 1st Alarm E38, E12, T20, T29, RAT23, E20, E32, HR9, D3, D2, M51, M29, M12, ALS34 2nd Alarm E19, E29, T21, HR14, ALS35 and Staff members INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: 1 Civilian Fatality ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $40,000 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Undetermined # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: 1 SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Yes DESCRIBE INCIDENT: The fire initially was reported as a Fire Alarm. While the initial companies were enroute the report of a man that jumped from the 2nd floor window and fire on the 2nd floor prompted a full 1 alarm response. First in companies were confronted with a serious injury to the rear of the building and heavy fire from the 2nd floor. The threat of the adjacent building becoming involved in fire was cause for a 2nd Alarm. The fire was contained to the 2nd floor of the fire building. The victim that jumped from the 2nd floor rear window succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
March 29, 2015 Acting District Fire Chief Joseph Robertson Joseph.Robertson@cincinnati-oh.gov 352-2333 Colerain Ave. and Kipling Ave. DISPATCH TIME: 2043 hrs. LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: One Alarm Structure Fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 35 Fire Fighters on Scene EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: E-51, E-20, Safety E-12, L-20, L-21, RAT L-19, HR-9, ALS-35, M-12, SO-2, D-3, D-2 and C-517. INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: No report of injuries. ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $100,000. CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Suspicious # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: None SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: No BRIEFLY DESCRIBE INCIDENT: Communication Center received multiple calls for smoke coming from the building. First arriving Company advised smoke in the area, and when they arrived they reported heavy smoke coming from the roof and visible fire in a one story unoccupied night. An aggressive interior attack brought the fire under control in 15 minutes. There is extensive damaged inside the night club. The Fire Investigative Unit is on the scene, and the cause of the fire is listed as suspicious at this time.
INSERT DATE: April 1, 2015 INSERT NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER: District Chief Steve Breitfelder, email@example.com, 352-2344 INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS OF INCIDENT: 1813 Mears Avenue, Mt. Washington DISPATCH TIME: 16:58 hours LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 1 Alarm structure fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 36 EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engine 7, 18, 46 (safety), Trucks 18, 31, 23 (RAT), District 1, 4, Medic 46, 23, ALS-32, SO-2 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: None ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $10,000 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Food left unattended on stove # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: 5 SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Yes DESCRIBE INCIDENT: Companies responded for smoke coming from a second story apartment in a two story occupied brick multi-family dwelling. Upon arrival found light smoke and a working fire in the kitchen are of the apartment. The fire was quickly brought under control in less than 10 minutes. The cause was determined to be food left on the stove when power was cut off. Today the power was restored and the burner was still in the on position. The occupants we not home at the time of the fire but smoke detectors were heard sounding throughout the building.
INSERT DATE: April 02, 2015 INSERT NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER: Acting District Chief Mark J. Sanders, D01 INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS RANGE: 731 Madison Av., Covington, KY. 41015 DISPATCH TIME: 2130 LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure Fire REPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 17 firefighters EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: D01, ALS 32, SO2, M03, E03, L03, HR 14 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: No injuries to civilians or firefighters ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $75,000 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Undetermined # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: Commercial occupancy SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Proprietary fire alarm system BRIEFLY DESCRIBE INCIDENT: A Cincinnati Fire Department mutual aid response was requested to respond to a working structure fire in a large, mercantile type building. A mutual aid agreement had previously been established with the Covington Fire Department meaning that in the event of a large scale incident, Cincinnati firefighters would be able to respond to assist without delay. Cincinnati firefighters assisted suppression efforts by providing an aerial ladder, rapid assistance teams and smoke removal. There were no injuries reported and the cause remains undetermined at this time. Cincinnati firefighters were on scene for approximately one and a half hours.
INSERT DATE: April 18, 2015 INSERT NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER:District Chief Thomas Parker. firstname.lastname@example.org INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS OF INCIDENT: 5583 Fox Rd. Mt. Airy Neighborhood DISPATCH TIME: 10:27 am LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 1 Alarm structure fire. RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE:36 fire personnel EQUIPMENT UTILIZED:Engine-51, Engine-20, Safety Engine-12, Ladder-20, Ladder 21, RAT Ladder-19, Heavy Rescue-9, District-3, Disrict-2, Safety Officer-2, ALS-34, Medic-51, Medic-12 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: 1 occupant transported to University Hospital for burns to his hands and arms and respiratory injuries. ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $100,000.00 CAUSE (IF KNOWN):Under investigation by Cincinnati Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit. # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: 2 SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Undetermined DESCRIBE INCIDENT: Report of an explosion and fire in an attached garage at the above address. First Fire Companies on the scene reported a working fire in a 1 story ranch, single family home. Heavy fire and smoke from the breezeway and kitchen area of the structure. Companies brought the fire under control in approximately 30 minutes. No firefighter injuries, yet 1 occupant was transported with life threatening injuries. 4 dogs belonging to the occupants perished in the fire.
INSERT DATE: 4/23/15 INSERT NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER: District Fire Chief Craig Coburn, email@example.com, 513-352-2344 INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS OF INCIDENT: 926 Marion Ave, North Avondale DISPATCH TIME: 0611hrs LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 2 Alarm Structure Fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 2 Alarm, 52 Firefighters EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: 1st Alarm: E32, E9, E23, T32, T23, RAT19, HR9, D4, D3, ALS32, M9, SO2 2nd Alarm: E19(Safety), E34, T20, HR14, M23 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: 2 Civilians treated for smoke inhalation, refused transport to hospital ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $15,000 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Accidental, Unattended Cooking # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: 1 Adult SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Not in apartment of origin, but working and sounding in other apartments DESCRIBE INCIDENT: Companies were dispatched for a report of a fire in an apartment building with people trapped. Upon arrival, fire companies encountered heavy fire from the second floor of a 3 story, 12 unit apartment building with civilians trapped on the third floor. A second alarm was transmitted due to the immediate life hazard. Engine 32 quickly stretched to the interior to cut off the fire, while other companies performed search and rescue operations, rescuing two adults by ground ladder from the third floor. All other occupants were able to self evacuate prior to the arrival of the fire department. The fire was quickly knocked down and extinguished within 10 minutes, and confined to the apartment of origin. The two occupants were treated for minor smoke inhalation and refused transportation to the hospital. The Red Cross responded to assist with one displaced adult, all others were permitted to return to their apartment. The cause of the fire is accidental, unattended cooking and damage was estimated at approximately $15,000.
DATE: April 27, 2015 Gregory A. Potter District Fire Chief Cincinnati Fire Department District 1 Unit 3 firstname.lastname@example.org (O) 513-352-2311 (F) 513- 352-4831 (C) 513-368-1258 ADDRESS: 2851 Woodside Dr. (Rhodes Hall at the University of Cincinnati) DISPATCH TIME: 8:53 PM TYPE OF INCIDENT: One- Alarm Fire RESPONSE and NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: One- Alarm-38 Firefighters Responded. EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engines 34, 19. 5, 12 (Safety), Ladders 19, 29, 32 (RAT), Heavy Rescue 14, Districts 1, 3, SO2, ALS-34, Medic 19. INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: None. ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $50,000 CAUSE: Electrical NUMBER OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: None SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Yes INCIDENT DESCRIPTION: Initially Dispatched for a report of a fire alarm. Initial responding Companies discovered an electrical fire in an interior 13,000 Volt Sub 4 Transformer on the sixth floor. The alarm was upgraded to a full one-alarm response. The fire was contained to the transformer of origin and the power was discontinued to the unit. Companies remained on the scene for approximately one hour performing ventilation and awaiting the University of Cincinnati electricians and Duke Energy to respond. The building remains operational.
INSERT DATE: May 4, 2015 INSERT NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER: Acting District 3 Carstell Winston. email@example.com. 352-2333 INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS RANGE: 200 W. Seymour Ave. Carthage. DISPATCH TIME: 21:12 LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 1 Alarm Structure Fire REPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 37 fire personnel responded. EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: E2, E9, Safety E8, L2, L32, RAT L20, HR 9, D-3, D-4, ALS 32, SO2, Car 513(Fire Investigator), M2, M9 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: None ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $10,000 CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Under Investigation # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: None SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Yes BRIEFLY DESCRIBE INCIDENT: One alarm response for a report of smoke coming from the CD corner of the above address. Upon arrival, fire companies discovered a fire on the 2nd floor. The fire started on a mattress and extended to the living and kitchen areas of the apartment. The fire was quickly knocked down, and companies worked to overhaul the area to assure that there was no hidden fire that remained. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. The Cincinnati Fire Department Investigation Unit is investigating the cause.
DATE: May 5, 2015 Robert J. McWilliams District Fire Chief Cincinnati Fire Department District 3 Unit 3 firstname.lastname@example.org (O) 513-352-2333 (F) 513- 352-4833 (C) 513-368-1298 ADDRESS: 10 Louis Ave. (Avondale) DISPATCH TIME: 8:36 PM TYPE OF INCIDENT: Structure Fire RESPONSE and NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: One-Alarm Fire; 40 Firefighters responded EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engines 19, 32, 5 (Safety Engine), Ladders 19, 32, 29, 23 (RAT), Heavy Rescue 9, ALS-34 & 32, SO-2, Districts 3 & 1, Medics 19, 23 & 9, Car 515. INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: Two Adult Females Transported to Hospital. ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $20,000 CAUSE: Under Investigation. NUMBER OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: One- Family: 4- Adults & 2 Children SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: Present but did not operate. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION: The Cincinnati Fire Department was dispatched for a report of a bedroom on fire at the above address and people evacuating. First arriving Companies found a working fire on the second floor of a two story frame dwelling. There was heavy smoke from a second floor window with an adult female hanging out the same window. The first due in Engine Company made an aggressive interior attack on fire while the first due in Ladder Company placed a straight ladder to the roof line below the window and quickly rescued the trapped female. During a primary a search a second female victim was found in the same front bedroom on the second floor. She was extricated out the same window and brought down the ladder. Both victims were unconscious when they were removed from the building and were transported by Cincinnati Paramedics to University Hospital in critical condition. The fire was brought under control within 15 minutes. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated by the Cincinnati Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit. The Red Cross is assisting with the displacement of one family consisting of four adults and two children. At the time of this media release Fire Companies remain on the scene assisting the Fire Investigator.
DATE: May 6, 2015 Gregory A. Potter District Fire Chief Cincinnati Fire Department District 1 Unit 3 email@example.com (O) 513-352-2311 (F) 513- 352-4831 (C) 513-368-1258 ADDRESS: 403 W. Third St. (Clay Way Bailey Bridge- Ohio River) DISPATCH TIME: 4:14 AM TYPE OF INCIDENT: Jumper from Bridge into the Ohio River RESPONSE and NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: River Response, 29 Firefighters EQUIPMENT UTILIZED: Engines 14 & 3, Boat 3, Zodiacs 9, 14, 17, ALS-34, SO2, D-1, Medic 29 Also assisted by numerous Covington Fire Units including Fire Boat 1. INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: One Civilian rescued out of River. ESTIMATED DAMAGE: N/A CAUSE: Attempt suicide. NUMBER OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: N/A SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: N/A INCIDENT DESCRIPTION: Dispatched for a report of a person attempting to jump from the Clay Way Bailey Bridge. On arrival, Covington police had stated they had been on the phone with the victim, and when they arrived on the bridge they found her cell phone and shoes near the side of the bridge. Had joint Operations with Covington Fire Department and deployed a total of 2 Fire Boats and 3 Zodiac Boats. Engine 14 had responded to the River Trading Company at 895 Mehring Way. When they arrived they could hear a faint cry for help in the river. They were able to relay their location to the boats in the river to give them a starting search point. After approximately 45 minutes of searching the river, Zodiac 14 located the victim in the river. They were able to secure her and bring her to shore at the Public Landing. The victim was extricated from the river and transported to the hospital via Cincinnati Fire Department paramedics.
INSERT DATE: May 3, 2015 INSERT NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER: District 2 Chief Thomas Parker. firstname.lastname@example.org. 352-2322 INSERT INCIDENT ADDRESS OF INCIDENT: 750 Fairbanks Ave. Price Hill. DISPATCH TIME: 7:56 pm LIST TYPE OF INCIDENT: 1 Alarm Structure Fire RESPONSE EFFORTS AND # OF FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE: 37 fire personnel responded EQUIPMENT UTILIZED:E24, E17, Safety E37, L24, L17, RAT L21, Heavy Rescue 14. D-2, D-1, ALS 35, Safety Officer 2. Car 516(Fire Investigator) M17, M24 INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIREFIGHTERS: None ESTIMATED DAMAGE: $10,000. CAUSE (IF KNOWN): Under Investigation # OF PEOPLE DISPLACED: None, Vacant Structure SMOKE DETECTORS PRESENT: None DESCRIBE INCIDENT: 1 Alarm response for a report of smoke coming from the rear of the above address. Upon arrival, fire companies discovered a fire in the rear area of the building. Fire had extended into the exterior walls of the structure and the floor joist between the basement and first floor. The fire was knocked down, and companies worked to overhaul the area to assure there was no hidden fire remaining. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. The Cincinnati Fire Department Fire Investigation unit is investigating the cause.
fmfd25: T-3 - any word on when it will ever go in service? FDIC was 3-4 as back in April
Aug 11, 2015 20:14:23 GMT -5
Bob : The crew of Truck 3 placed their new frontline App Number 51650 in service today September 2nd at 14:37 hours. Old frontline 21650 was said to be available as a spare at engine 35s quarters
Sept 2, 2015 17:31:45 GMT -5