06-21-11
State Park Rd, Troutman, NC
Outbuilding Fire

The owner of the building had finished mowing the grass and had put the lawnmower in the building about 30 minutes prior to having to call the fire department.  Units from Troutman, Wayside, and Shepherds Fire Departments responded to the fire.  The out building was destroyed as well as all the contents.  Units from Troutman Police and NC SHP were on site to help direct traffic.


First arriving on scene the fire was just coming out of the building.


The first truck appears on the scene and firemen get read to fight the fire.


Fire is rolling upward and the building is fully involved.


Firefighters get ready for the attack.


Attacking the fire.


The tree started to burn as well.


Closer to the fire.


The fire is winning the battle.


The attack is slowing getting control of the fire.


Putting water into the structure.


Letting a new firefighter get some nozzle time.


Getting the back of the building out.


Just about out.  Putting water to the hot spots to finish up.


Remains of the lawnmower that started the fire.


Finishing up the hot spots.

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