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111th Street House Fire
January 2, 2008

In the News: Elderly Orofino woman rescued from fire (PDF)
Reprinted by permission from Window on the Clearwater

Photos by Orofino Fire Department


Entering for initial attack


Entering for occupant rescue


Flames coming from right rear window


Bringing victim out of the house


Preparing victim for transfer


Flames from right rear window


First exterior attack


Huge amounts of smoke


Flames begin to breech roof


Flames along roof peak


Flames along roof peak


Frames along roof peak


Daybreak


Heat caused collapse of tin roof


Preparing to cut hole through to attic


Cutting hole through to attic space

Applying water to interior of attic


Teamwork


Flames coming up from forward peak


Cutting through lower rear wall


Cooling off hot spots


Interior damage - fore to aft

Destroyed furniture

Room of origin

Collapse of tin roof - interior view

Interior damage - right to left
 
 
   

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