FAST team assists in Lisbon House Fire

May 13, 2009 - Just before 3pm, The Lisbon fire department with assistance from Occum and Taftville
FAST were dispatched to Sullivan Rd for a house fire.  Lisbon units arrived to find fire showing from the
single story ranch home.  Lisbon units was quickly joined by engines from Occum and Taftville.  All
three department worked quickly to extinguish the fire but not after the fire had caused extensive
damage to the home.  Crews effort were hampered as the first floor had been burnt away and crews
had to use alternative means of attacking the fire. All occupants of the home were safely out but sadly a
dog and cat perished in the fire.  The Lisbon and State FMO are investigating.
Quick knockdown was made by a blitzfire
Taftville crews force entry into the basement
bulkhead to access the fire
Taftville and Lisbon firefighters work off
ground ladders to extinguish fire in the attic
Taftville and Occum firefighters work off a
ground ladder at the front door to extinguish
a hotspot in the attic