Mobile Home Fire on Barry Oak Rd.
 
By Deputy Chief Thomas Groff
August 5, 2017
 

On Saturday July 29 Cool Springs was dispatched to a possible structure fire on Barry Oak Rd. Cool Springs Engine 1 responded and advised ECOM of heavy black smoke visible from Hwy. 64 and Barry Oak Rd. Engine 1 and Rowan Iredell arrived on the scene about the same time and advised a fully involved mobile home and going to a defensive attack. Lines were pulled and Captain Jonathan Teague began the initial attack until more members arrived. Teague done an awesome job of knocking down the fire till more resources could arrive. Units from Cool Springs, Rowan Iredell, Cleveland, Iredell Rescue, Mobile Air Team and Iredell County Fire Marshalls Office.

 
Units: Cool Springs Engine 1, Engine 3, Tanker 1, Tanker 2, Truck 1, Squad 1,
 
Mutual Aid: Rowan Iredell, Cleveland, Iredell Rescue, Mobile Air Team and Iredell County Fire Marshalls Office
 
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Members operating on a mobile home fire
Members operating on a mobile home fire
 
Rowan Iredell member getting some relief after making a fire attack
Rowan Iredell member getting some relief after making a fire attack
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Trucks lined up ready for assignments
Trucks lined up ready for assignments
 
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Cool Springs Engine 1
Cool Springs Engine 1
 
Engineer Jetter and Deputy Chief Groff
Engineer Jetter and Deputy Chief Groff
Captain Teague and Cool Springs Firefighters catching a break
Captain Teague and Cool Springs Firefighters catching a break
 
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Members talking with a representative from Energy United
Members talking with a representative from Energy United
 
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Cleveland Firefighter assisting
Cleveland Firefighter assisting
 
Captain Teague, Deputy Chief Groff, Engineer Mayes and Jetter wrapping things up
Captain Teague, Deputy Chief Groff, Engineer Mayes and Jetter wrapping things up
Deputy Chief Groff and Captain Teague discussing the fire
Deputy Chief Groff and Captain Teague discussing the fire