Second St. N and Madison Apartment Fire

Date of Incident: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 8:15am

Wichita Fire Dept. crews were dispatched to the report of an apartment fire in the area of Second St. and Madison St. First due Station 5 arrived to find heavy smoke and fire showing from a two-story, wood frame, multiple family occupancy . Engine 5 advanced a line as the trucks made access to the roof for vent. Aproximately 15 minutes into the incident, fire had spread throughout thattic and second floor. Command declared defensive operations and all crews were evacuated. Shortly thereafter, large section of the roof began to collapse. Two elevated master streams were placed into operation, as well as one ground monitor and numeroud hand lines. A watch line remained in place following the fire.


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