Fire strikes San José commercial structure
On Friday, November 29, 2013, at 0411 hours, units of the San José Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1456 West San Carlos Street in the city’s Midtown neighborhood.
Upon arrival firefighters confirmed a working exterior fire extending to the attic and involving the electrical drop to a one story structure housing an adult party supply story. Firefighters made entry into the building through the front door and confirmed heavy smoke and poor visibility on the interior.
Crews laddered the structure and began vertical ventilation of the attic space. With the first hole cut heavy smoke and fire immediately began to vent from the roof. Interior firefighting efforts led to a quick knockdown of the main body of fire with additional crews conducting salvage operations.
There were no injuries reported and firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the affected structure. Units assigned to this incident included:
Battalion 1, Battalion 10, Med 30
Engine 4, Engine 6, Engine 7
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