Saturday, May 5, 2012
This morning around 0540 the 3rd Battalion was dispatched to Needwood and Muncaster Mill Rd for a reported house fire. Additional information was that a tow truck driver was on scene and saw fire in the basement windows and smoke from the house. As crews were enroute ECC found the house in an intersection camera and confirmed a working fire and dropped the Rapid Intervention Dispatch. Crew's arrived to find fire in the basement with extension into the first floor.
A MAYDAY was activated at 0600 when a firefighter from Rescue Squad 703 fell through a hole in the 1st floor and landed in the basement. The firefighter was transported to a local hospital with a knee injury.