Helmet Cam Video: Working House fire in San Bernardino County, California

Great helmet cam video of peaked roof and intirior operations at a house fire in San Bernardino County, California. Video by San Bernardino County Fire Department description below:

“Date/Time: 7/29/2015 1610 Hours
Location: 15800 Block of La Paz Dr, Victorville, CA
Incident: Residential Structure Fire Displaces Seven

Summary: Firefighters from the City of Victorville responded to a reported Structure fire in the 15800 Block of La Paz Drive, in Victorville. Upon arrival, SBCoFD companies found a single story home well involved with one additional home catching fire. Firefighters engaged in an aggressive coordinated attack with hose lines and vertical ventilation, knocking the fire down in 30 minutes. Residents were outside prior to arrival and accounted for. Firefighters did a search to confirm no one was inside. One large dog was found in the search and was reunited with his owners. A total of 3 adults and 4 kids were displaced as a result of the fire. Red Cross was called to arrange for temporary housing, clothing and to assist with medications. Fire cause and origin is under investigation by San Bernardino County Fire Investigators. 

5 Engines, 1 Truck Company, and a Battalion Chief responded to the accident. Damages are estimated at $150,000.

Remember to have and practice a home escape plan, including your families meeting place. This avoids confusion in case of an emergency, and allows your family to account for each family member.”

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