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10-96 – “All Hands Working” Structure Fire – 600 Blk of N. Huron Street

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Wheeling firefighters were called to the 600 block of North Huron Street on Wheeling Island for a possible structure fire. Engine 5 arrived on scene with smoke showing, Duty Chief C-2 called for a 10-96 “All Hands Working” moments later. Crews found fire on the first floor of the house with extension onto the second floor. Crews made an aggressive interior attack, stretching 3 hose lines and knocked the fire down quickly. There were no injuries. Engines 5, 2, 9; Ladder 1, Rescue 1, Squads 1, 2; Chief’s C-1, C-2, C-5 and Fire Investigators responded. The on duty shift was “A” Platoon and the fire occurred on Monday 6/13/16 at approximately 9:58 AM.

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