07-21-09
Mobile Home Fire
E. Mombo Rd, Troutman, NC

The fire was at a mobile home owned by one of Troutman's Firefighter.  Reports are that the fire started at the grill on the back deck and spread to the house.  The damage was pretty extensive, and heavy smoke caused damage to what was not burned.  All people made it out of the house.   Units from Troutman, Wayside, and West Iredell Fire Depts responded.  The Iredell County EMS and Iredell County Air Van also responded as well as Troutman Police who helped with traffic.


Heavy smoke comes from building as firefighters put on gloves.


Air packs were mandatory as firefighters went into the home.


Command on the scene getting units ready to relieve the ones inside.


After the fire was knocked down, heavy smoke still came from the opposite end.


Deck where the fire started. Owner of the house was fighting the fire.


Feeding hose to interior firefighters.


Smoke is heavy from trailer.


Fire under the deck is found.


That fire is extinguished.


Firefighters on the deck.


Chief and engineer talk about what is needed.


Units at the road supplying water.


Replacing air tanks.


Rehab area set up and air tanks changed out.


Fire knocked down - going in to find hotspots.


Heat detector being used to find hot spots.


Valve on the propane tank.


Down the side of the home.


2nd tarp set up for salvageable items.


Firemen getting water and air packs refills.


Hot and soaked - getting refreshing water.

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