Early morning fire destroys vacant San José warehouse

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, at 0340 hours, San José Firefighters responded to reports of fire inside a vacant commercial structure located at the the corner of 380 Terraine Street and Bassett Street.

Upon arrival crews were confronted with a well-involved structure with heavy fire and smoke showing from throughout the building.

Within minutes the roof collapsed keeping crews at bay as companies established a defensive attack from three sides of the building.

Aerial master streams were able to hit the vast majority of fire without putting crews inside the structure due to the danger of additional collapse.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the building of origin with the majority of the fire extinguished by 0638 hours.

Units Assigned:

Battalion 1, Battalion 10, Battalion 29, Med 30, 4S3 Engine 1, Engine 7, Engine 3, Engine 8, Engine 5, Engine 6, Engine 16 Truck 1, Truck 30, Truck 29, USAR 34A, USAR 34B, Squad 26, Squad 30 Fire Support Unit 2
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