47 Carver Firefighters responded to a garage fire in South Carver on Sunday. Companies 1 and 3 had just been dispatched to another call in Company 1’s district when dispatch received a single 9-1-1 call for a possible garage fire. E1 continued to the original call while all other assets redirected to the garage fire. Tanker 2 was first on scene, arriving in under 3 minutes and reporting smoke showing. E3 arrived moments later and made an aggressive interior fire attack along with Tanker 2’s crew.
Tanker 1 was next on scene, assisting E3 with establishing a water supply. Rescue 1 arrived next, and went to work on forcing entry to the overhead door. Engines 2 and 1 reported to the scene to provide a RIT team and conduct overhaul. E4 established a water supply operation at Sampson’s Pond. Brush Breakers 27, 28, and 29 all responded to provide water and manpower.
The initial call that crews were responding to was a small fire in an appliance, which C2 mitigated to permit E1 to divert to the garage fire. During the fire, a third call was received for an inside investigation. this call was handled by Wareham E1 and Carver 26.