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July 13, 2018; Building Fire, 11 Fernwood St. 

Time of Incident: 0054 Incident
Location: 11 Fernwood St
Incident Commander: Deputy Chief Steve Buxton
Number of NFR Engines in response: 4
Number of NFR Ladder trucks in response: 2 
Other NFR apparatus in response: 2
Number of NFR personnel in response: 27
First NFR unit on scene: Deputy Chief / Command Vehicle

Situation Encountered: At approximately 00:54, Nashua Fire Rescue began receiving calls for a garage fire in the area of 11 Fernwood Street. The first unit on scene was the on duty Deputy Chief who reported a garage fully involved approximately 15-20 ft. from a 2 -1/2 story wood frame residence. Additional companies arrived on scene and began fire suppression efforts to protect the house and evacuate all occupants of the residence Multiple hand lines were utilized to knock the majority of the fire down and protect the residence. Once the fire was controlled a fire investigator was summoned to the scene.

​The incident is currently under investigation, by the Nashua Fire Marshalls Office
Special Hazards encountered: A temporary water main placed in the area had a faulty valve that placed the initial hydrant out of service. An additional engine company was summoned to the scene to assist with water supply.
Investigation status: The incident is currently under investigation. Inquiries regarding the investigation should be forwarded to the Nashua Fire Marshalls Office (603-589-3460)

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