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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Report #091608-015

Charlotte Fire Department

News Media After Action Report


Report # 091608-015

RE: Bus versus House/ 1500 Norris Ave

Benchmarks
Dispatched - 6:54
First CFD Unit Arrives – 6:58 (E-11)
Control Time – 7:16 am

CFD Personnel/Units
CFD – 21/7
Battalions 1, Engines 7, 11, 18, Ladder 18, Rescue 3, USAR 1 (Structural Collapse Unit)

Structure/ Location
One story single family dwelling ordinary wood frame construction and brick veneer.

Cause & Origin/Damage Estimates
The cause is under investigation by CMPD; the home is a total loss.

Injuries/Accidents
The bus driver & one student were transported to a medical facility with non-life threatening injuries.

Evacuations/ Persons Displaced
One occupant (81 y/o female) was displaced as a result of this incident. Occupant to reside with family members.

Smoke Detectors
N/A

Incident Synopsis
FF’s responded to a CMS bus which struck a home @ 1500 Norris Avenue shortly before 7 am Tuesday morning.


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