EMS TopicsNewsVideos

Arrival video: Camas, Washington house fire.

Click here to follow STATter911.com on Facebook (hit “like”)

Video from kupar2095 of a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Camas, Washington’s Summit Oaks subdivision.

Emily Gillespie, The Columbian:

The fire was reported at 12:40 p.m. Camas-Washougal Fire Chief Nick Swinhart said arriving firefighters used a defensive attack on the blaze — instead of trying to enter the burning house, they used hoses to spray water from the outside.

“We just dump a lot of water on it until we can get it out,” he said. “This fire just got too much of a head start on us.”

Using several hoses and a water cannon, firefighters sprayed the sides of the house, using a shield of water to protect neighboring residences. Houses next door stand about 10 feet away from the flame-engulfed residence.

“Sometimes it’s a helpless feeling for us too, but it’s all we can do,” Swinhart said.

Do you want to sell a rig? Click HERE to find out how with SellFireTrucks.com


Related Articles

Back to top button