7/26/08 Manhattan Box 788 - All Hands

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Midtown, Manhattan, NY, 7/26/08

Address: 510 5th Ave between W42 and W43 sts

Phone Box 9999 - Report of smoke in a commercial building
Engs. 65, 54, 26
L4, L2
Battalion 8
Rescue 1

08:16 hours
Box changed to 788

10-75-788 - 08:18 hours
E1
L24 is the FAST truck
Battalion 7
Squad 18
Division 3

08:19 hours
Battalion 9 available replacing Battalion 7

08:27 hours - Duration 13 minutes
Battalion 8: We're using 2 and 2.  We have a light smoke condition.  We have welders working on the roof.  2 lines stretched, 1 in operation

Fire building Height/Size-up:
6 story 100x100 Occupied fireproof commercial
Exposures are:
1 street
2 similar
3 unknown
4 7 story attached

08:32 hours
Division 3: We have 2 lines stretched, 1 in operation, searches throughout in progress.  We have fire started on the roof leading to the shaft, Fire is Doubtful

08:36 hours
DC3: Primary searches on all floors are negative from the roof to the cellar, still doubtful

7-5-788 - 08:37 hours
DC3: All visible fire has been extinguished, we're going to be using All Hands

08:38 hours - Duration 24 minutes
DC3: Box 788, we're going to go Probably Will Hold

08:38 hours
L43 is 10-8 in L2's response area

08:39 hours
Chase Bank representative on the phone inquiring whether their assistance is required for access.
DC3 does not require the representative at this time

08:40 hours
DC3: Correction, please have that representative respond

08:42 hours - Duration 28 minutes
DC3: Box 788 is Under Control,  We're going to leave Battalion 8 as the Incident Commander

08:57 hours
Battalion 8: We're 10-8 from the All Hands, secondaries throughout are negative.  Units will go 10-8 as they become available.
 
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