On Tuesday September 26,2000 around 11:30am, firefighters responded to a fire on a barge that was under construction. Upon arrival units saw smoke showing. Squad 159 was dispatched at that time. The whole operation (extinguishing the fire, salvage,etc.) lasted until approximately 2:30pm. These photos were taken by the Department's Public Information Officer George Rigamer. Thank you.
1st Alarm: E118, E128, E198, L117, and DC140 (A) Working Fire Dispatch: S159 On Scene: P.I.O.
9/26/00: 5004 River Road National Maintenance Barge Fire