Exterior Fire Spreads Inside
May 24, 2023 | MASSACHUSETTS KENNETH LEGER, Correspondent
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Fall River, Ma. At 11:05 am. on May 24th. firefighters were toned out for a still alarm reported to be at 96 Division Street. On arrival it was determined that the fire was around the corner at 44 Beacon Street. Car 3 arrived on scene and reported a first floor exterior porch fire that had communicated to the entire exterior wall all the way to the roof. Engines 2, 4, 5, along with Ladders 2, and 4, Heavy Rescue 1 and Car 3 (covering for Car 2) responded. Attack lines were stretched and firefighters knocked down the exterior flames before moving inside. Firefighters opened the walls on all three floors and completed extinguishment.