Cold Weather Responses

Due to continued cold weather, Box 15 staffed a rehab unit on Saturday, February 2. One run was completed in the 3000 block of South High Street. An abandoned 2 story home that had been converted from a barn was reported to be on fire. Columbus Fire crews arrived on the scene and found s fire on the second floor. Box 15 responded & served 30 Columbus Fire personnel.

The second run of the evening was a requested response to the 1700 block of Haul Road, also in south Columbus. A single story aluminum building that stored fuel oils & other hazardous items was reported to be on fire. No hydrants were within over 4000 feet. so a water shuttle was established. Three extra engines were brought in to shuttle water from a hydrant at the intersection of Haul Road and State Route 104. Crews worked for over an hour to control the fire and another half hour putting out hot spots. Box 15 personnel served 50 firefighters from Columbus, Franklin Township, & Hamilton Township.

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