On Monday January 12 at 10:19 p.m. Engine 239, Ambulance 244, and Car 231 (Chief Moran) responded to 235 Stage Island Road in Chatham on a mutual aid “working fire” assignment. On arrival Chatham firefighters were confronted with a fully involved single family dwelling that was threatening another residential dwelling on side B. Chatham firefighters quickly placed several 2 ½ inch handlines into place to protect the exposure building and initiate fire suppression operations. On arrival Brewster Car 231 provided assistance to the Chatham incident commander and ambulance 244 was assigned to staging to provide EMS services to firefighters operating at the scene. Engine 239 responded to Chatham Fire Headquarters to cover the Town in the event of additional responses. The Orleans and Harwich Fire Departments also assisted at the scene and an Eastham Fire Department ambulance covered additional medical responses from Chatham’s headquarters. Car 231 and Ambulance 244 were released from the fire scene in approximately two hours. Engine 239 returned to Brewster Fire Headquarters at 3:00 a.m.
Photos courtesy of Craig Chadwick