Reported house fire at 43657 Pierpoint Ter. At 0252 hours companies 6~ 1~ 18~ 11~ 23~battalion 602 and chief 6 were dispatched for the reported house fire at 43657 Pierpoint Ter. Engine 6 marked on scene with fire from the roof as well as a gas fed fire from the back side of the end unit. Engine 6 pulled a 200ft cross lay into the baker exposure and truck 1 pulled an attack line to the rear of the structure to contain the gas fed fire. Medic 6 marked on scene and the LCFR captain requested the second alarm at 0306 due to the amount of gas fed fire from the roof and the back side of the structure. At 0315 an evacuation was ordered due to a roof collapse on the rear of the end unit~ crews went defensive for approximately 30 minutes before reentering the structure. crews operated for approximately four and a half hours before returning to service. The loudoun county fire marshals office is investigating and a cause has not yet been determined.
Gas Fed Fire in Landsdowne
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