Amwell Rd MV Fire

On Tuesday March 18th at 16:00, District #1 was alerted to a motor vehicle fire at 1815 Amwell Rd.  Car 28 (Chief Stashek) arrived first to find a car in the driveway well involved, some small brush fires spreading, and a boat extremely close to the fire.  Car 56 (Chief Panchery) arrived and was given command while Chief Stashek took operations.

wpid-20140318_160142.jpgUpon Engine 44-2’s arrival, the members of FM8 (Fire Prevention) pulled an 1 3/4″ bumper line and immediately stopped the fire from involving the boat.  With the assistance of Engine 26-1’s crew, the remaining fire in the car and the small brush fires were extinguished.

Westbound traffic on Amwell Rd was diverted for approximately 30 minutes by Fire Police 44 while the crews operated.

UNITS ON SCENE: Engine 26-1, Car 28, Car 44, Engine 44-2, Fire Police 44, Car 56, FM8 C/D/F/G, FTPD