Wednesday morning at 10:15 was dispatched for the outside gas leak at 601 West St. Command 45 w/ Assistant Chief Joe Jones, Engine 45-3 w/5, Past Chief Robbie Johnson, Quint 45 w/4, Captain Jonathan Burnett and Engine 45-3 w/4, Chief Alex Carrow made the response. Units arrived to find a 1" service line to a residence had been struck by the homeowner. The crew from 45-2 secured a water supply and stretched a handline. Remaining crews checked the residence for gas and stood by for the arrival of the gas company. The scene was quickly placed under control. Photo's courtesy Kevin Wilson. Units responding; Command 45, 45-2, 45-3, Q-45, Sta 45 Fire Police, Chesapeake utilities.
Nature: Medical Emergency