|Paper Recycling Facility Fire|
|By Vice President Debra Finocchiaro|
|February 6, 2019|
Just after 17:00 hrs; BHFC was alerted to a commercial structure fire in Fox Point Industrial Park. Engines 11-3 (Under the Command of Rescue Captain Edwards, III), 11-5 (Under the Command of Deputy Chief Day) along with Tower-Ladder 11 (Under the Command of Asst. Chief Brown) responded to the alarm. 11-8 (Chief Finocchiaro) arrived on scene, established command and reported fire showing with heavy smoke conditions. 11-8 immediately requested fireboard to dispatch Tanker-33 to the incident to assist with maintaining an adequate water supply. Crews from station 11 along with the mutual aid fire companies assisted with controlling the fire both inside and out, and also with shuttling water to the scene. The incident was placed under control and Station 11 cleared the scene just after 20:00 hrs.
The Officers and Members of BHFC thank all of the fire companies and their crews who assisted with fire operations, EMS personnel who stood-by at the scene along with the cover-up crews who staffed our station during this incident.