04-05-09
House Fire
117 Mccrary Rd

The call came in a house fire off Hwy 150 on Mccrary Rd.  First units reported smoke coming from the house.  Units from Mooresville, Shepherds, Lake Norman, and Troutman Fire Departments responded to the scene.  Units made entry through the garage and front door and extinguished the fire.  The homeowner arrived, and got 2 dogs out of the house.  The cat was not located, nor a snake that was missing from it's cage.  Numerous firefighters arrived on the scene and rotation in and out of the house allowed rest for the firefighters.  Units from Mooresville Rescue, Iredell County Air Van and the American Red Cross also responded to the scene.


Smoke coming out of the eves of the house.


Smoke came out of the house for a long period of time.


Mooresville Pumper and Shepherds Tanker


Closer view of house


Staging area for firefighters.


Smoke moved to different vents



Trucks backed up to supply water.


Looking down beside Lake Norman Truck.


Chief Morrow from Troutman Fire.


Safety officers and the staging area.


First units out from interior firefighting.


Squads rotating in and out of the house.


Cooling down


Some of the faces on the scene


Faces on the scene


Getting out of the face mask


Relaxing and getting air tanks replaced.


Command units.


Breaking down the supply lines.


Putting equipment away.


American Red Cross arrives on the scene.

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