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PIO Cam: 2 Alarm Apartment Fire in Prince George’s County, MD

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At about 11:15 am, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 firefighters responded to a report of a fire in an apartment building. First arriving units in the 6800 block of Riverdale Road encountered a 3-story with a terrace level apartment building with smoke showing. It appears a fire started in a utility room on the terrace level. Workers were using an acetylene torch while working to remove an old boiler. Combustibles ignited in the pipe chase area with fire extending to the upper floors by way of interior walls.

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Video: House Burns in Greeley, CO. Single Engine Company Makes Decent Stop

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This house fire in Greeley, CO shows the capacity of a single engine company on a house fire. It does not appear that other crews make it to the scene until later in the video. However, as great a job as they do with the minimum manpower they have on scene, they are not afforded the ability to do other important tasks that must be carried out like a search (from what we see in the video). I am certain that the crews who arrive later in the video helped the guys operating finish the task. Great job guys!

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Video: Fire Through the Roof at Canadian Apartment Complex

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Last night at 11h30 a major fire ripped through a residential complex at the corner of Boul de Rome and Stravinski ave in Brossard. Upon crews arrival smoke and flames were showing on the 2nd and 3rd floor and quickly spread to the roof. Multiple people were taken in charge by social services. The incident is still ongoing this morning and Longueuil Police blocks a large safety perimeter.

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