Another great video out of Stockton, CA showing an aggressive VES with multiple victims on scene. This video starts out with the initial 911 call and proceeds into the video with fireground communications. The two story multi-family had heavy fire showing on the with the first due. It is reported that all residents made it out of the building with no life threatening injuries. All and all a successful outcome due to appropriate aggressive
tactics. Great job Stockton FD!! The video was submitted by StocktonFireHistory and the description is below:
“On April 28th, 2018, Stockton Firefighters responded to a 3rd Alarm Structure Fire in an 8-plex apartment complex on Channel. Before Firefighters arrived, several victims were forced out onto their balconies, and then jumped to avoid the flames. Firefighters
took an unusually long time to extinguish the fire because (1) a previous roof-over-roof remodel created many void spaces & (2) the fire was fed by a compromised heater’s gas line. During the firefight, crews on scene made a rescue through a window via the tactic Vent-Enter-Search (VES)…” Click HERE to see full comments.