Chimney Fires and Portage Box Alarm to Start the Week

The week starts out busy for the RTFD with 2 Chimney Fires, one in the 633 1st Due and one in the 20-02 Box. 633 and 626 (Central City) handled the 1st Chimney Fire on Saturday evening, and Truck 3-1, Engines 1,2, and 3 responded to assist Station 20 (Riverside) on the 2nd Chimney Fire Sunday Evening. Over night early Tuesday morning, the RTFD was called provide a Rapid Intervention Team for Box Area 83-01PO for a reported fire on the roof of the Portage Elementary School. Crews from 83 (Portage) knocked down the fire quickly and the RTFD was returned to service in about 1/2 hour. This makes 4 working fires in th month of February for the volunteers.

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