Tower Ladder 57 responds to the "Village" Working Fire
By Chief of Department Jason Nickson
July 21, 2019

On Saturday July 20th, In the midst of a Northeast Heatwave Tower Ladder 57 was dispatched dual response to the Bedford Fire District for a reported structure fire. On arrival, smoke showing from the attic and eves - Car 2582 transmitted the 10-75 bring numerous Mutual Aid companies to the scene due to the lack of water in the area and high heat.

The fire which was caused by a malfunction of a torch being used by a worker in the attic was quickly knocked down. Members were able to extinguish the fire with minimal damage.

Incident Run Down:
BVFD: Car 2044, Engine 108, Engine 109, Engine 110, Rescue 44, 52-B2, Utility 140
AFD: Car 2021, Tanker 9, 51-B1 (Relocated to BVFD)
BIFC: Car 2582. Engine 157 (Source), Tanker 7, Tanker 17
BHFD: Car 2031, Car 2033, Tower Ladder 57, Utility 6
KFD: Car 2212, Car 2213, Tanker 6
MKFD: Car 2282, Utility 13 (FAS Team), Engine 103 (Relocated to BIFC)
PRFD: Car 2402, Car 2403, Tanker 6, Engine 113 (Relocated to BVFD)
WEMS: 45-M3
WCDES: Battalion 16, C&O 1405

Photo Credit: Bedford Fire