Thursday, February 27, 2014

Mutual Aid Response for Vehicle Fire

Hualapai Mtn Rd - 

On February 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm, Pinion Pine Fire District received a mutual aid request by Pine Lake Fire District for a RV on fire on Hualapai Mountain Rd near mile marker 10.5 which brought the response on E511 from Fire Station 51 (fs51) and C501 from Fire Station 52 (fs52). E621 and C601 arrived on scene to find a pickup truck hauling a fifth wheel trailer with a motor compartment fire. E621 deployed a CAFS attack line and knocked the fire down with no extension into the brush. E511 and C501 arrived on scene and provided manpower to E621 for overhaul. Firefighters checked for extension into the trailer with nothing found.

The cause of the fire is believed to be related to an overheating issue with the pickup truck was was undetermined on scene. Resources on scene included Pine Lake C601, E621 and Pinion Pine C501 and E511 totaling 9 personnel.

Article by Lieutenant Ron Hood, Pinion Pine Fire District
Photo by Captain Gail Jackson, Pinion Pine Fire District

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