Video and Fireground Audio of a dwelling fire in Stockton, California. Â The video is from helmet cameras with the audio added to the videos. Â As always a well put together video posted byÂ StocktonFireHistory. Â Description of the fire is below.
“Engine 9 was dispatched to an outdoor fire on April 24th, 2016 in the area of San Joaquin and Oak. While en route, dispatch ‘completed the assignment’ when further reports stated a structure was involved. This structure is one of three vacant, two-story, Victorian apartment buildings that neighbor each other and have one shared back yard. This is at least the 6th fire in these buildings in less than 3 years. Stockton Firefighters continue to commit an aggressive interior attack to save the possible life within.Â Stockton Firefighters committed to an aggressive interior attack before changing to a defensive operation. The wind driven fire was extinguish quickly; one firefighter was injured while completing defensive water-tower operations.Â The Stockton Fire Department consists of 12 firehouses and responds to 38,000 calls annually; averaging approximately 400 working structure fires a year. Stockton Firefighters are proud to serve and protect the citizens and City of Stockton, CA.”