SIGNAL 99 | WALBERTA RD | WESTVALE
In the late evening hours, Solvay was dispatched to a possible residential fire on Walberta Rd. in the first due. Engine 22 called enroute moments later with updated information and multiple callers for smoke coming from a house in the 200 blockj of Walberta Rd. Engine 22 layed out at the hydrant at Walberta Rd. and Dorchester Rd. and arrived to find a heavy smoke condition in the area of 205 Walberta Rd.
Engine 22's officer conducted a 360 size-up of the strcuture and found fire coming fromthe C side of the house. Engine 22's crew was already stretching a 1.75 inch attack line into the structure when Engine 22 called the Signal 99. Engine 22's crew quickly found the fire and began to knock it down. Solvay Truck 11 and Taunton Ladder 5 began to pull ceiling and check for extension and conduct primary searches of the structure.
The fire was knocked down in less than 15 minutes and the assignment was quickly scaled back. The fire was held to a rear bedroom of of the garage with no extension into the main house. Units remained on the scene for the next hour while investigators worked on determining the cause of the fire. Crews went in service around 2300 hours.