On 04/13 at 1546 hrs, Plainsboro Fire was detailed for another small brush fire on Shalks Crossing Road. Squad 49 and Brush 49 responded.
LADDER 49 extinguishing a small mulch fire.
Smokey the Bear says, “Only you can prevent forest fires!!” New Jersey State Forest Fire Service Declared a Weather Advisory – CLASS 5 HIGH FIRE DANGER.
On April 9th at approximately 1240hrs, Chief 49, Ladder 49 and Squad 49 were clearing up from a smoke condition and took in Morgan Lane for a dumpster fire. Upon arrival of Ladder 49, Captain Collins indicated that he had a dumpster well off. Crews stretched an 1.75 line and quickly knocked down the fire.
On Monday, April 9th at approximately 1140hrs, Chief 49, Ladder 49, Squad 49 and Tower 49 responded to Lakeview Terrace for a smell of smoke with an activated smoke alarm in a garden style apartment building. Upon arrival, the neighboring apartment’s resident reported smoke coming from the 2nd floor apartment. Ladder 49 stretched a dry line and forced the door, subsequently locating burnt food as the source. Smoke was banked to ground requiring extensive ventilation.
On April 7 at 0900hr, Squad 49, Tanker 49 and Chief 49 conducted a joint drill with West Windsor station 43 and East Windsor Station 42. Crews conducted a mini-water supply exercise.