November 21st – Engine 7-1 and Squad 7 were alerted for an Automatic Alarm at 25 Creekstone Drive just after 3 PM. Engine 5-1 (Mont Alto) arrived to find a single story residence with nothing showing from the outside. Upon initial investigation a smoke condition was found on the first floor and in the basement. Engine 7-1 and Squad 7 arrived and was assigned to the attack line and investigation group. The box was upgraded by Command 5 to the house fire assignment. After utilities were secured the source of the smoke was a faulty pellet stove in the basement. Crews assisted with ventilation and went available shortly after 5 PM.
(PHOTOS TAKEN FROM MONT ALTO’s WEBSITE)