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Hyannis 4th Alarm
Cape Crossroads Condominiums
800 Bearses Way
Monday November 26, 2001
|On arrival, first due Engine
826 found heavy fire coming from the roof of the occupied multiple
dwelling. Evacuations were in progress and assisted by fire fighters. A third alarm was transmitted. Hyannis made an attack with deckguns from two engines and a master stream from Tower 829. Several handlines were also put in service.
As mutual aid units arrived and went to work, a fourth alarm was transmitted.
Ultimately 12 engines, 5 ladders, a heavy rescue, and numerous other apparatus
with approximately 75 personnel operated. At its height, 2 guns and 3 ladder pipes
operated in addition to several handlines which effectively contained the fire in about an hour.
The State Fire Marshal's Incident Support Unit (ISU) came down from Stow
to assist in the investigation phase of the fire.