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Franklin: Fire Incidents in 2006, West Virginia (WV)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Franklin

Incident types - West Virginia



Location: Rt.220 South, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60001,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 01/09/2006 11:28,  Arrival Time: 01/09/2006 11:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/09/2006 12:47
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Structural area, other,  Heat Source: Flying brand, ember, spark,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste, (Failure to clean)
Location: Rt220 South, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60006,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 01/28/2006 18:26,  Arrival Time: 01/28/2006 18:42,  Controlled Time: 01/28/2006 18:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/28/2006 20:52
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Structural area, other,  Heat Source: Heat from direct flame, convection currents,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Failure to clean)
Location: Rt.220 South Moats Town Rd., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60008,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/25/2006 05:00,  Arrival Time: 02/25/2006 05:17,  Controlled Time: 02/25/2006 05:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/25/2006 10:10
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Establish fire lines around wildfire perimeter.
Acres Burned #: 3
Area of Origin: Wildland, woods,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Rt.220 South Moats Town Rd., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60009,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/26/2006 06:07,  Arrival Time: 02/26/2006 06:24,  Controlled Time: 02/26/2006 06:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/26/2006 07:24
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Confine fire (wildland).
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wildland, woods,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Rekindle)
Location: Rt.33 East, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60010,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/02/2006 14:02,  Arrival Time: 03/02/2006 14:15,  Controlled Time: 03/02/2006 14:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/02/2006 15:15
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Contain fire (wildland).
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Electrical failure, malfunction, other
  • Arc from faulty contact, broken conductor
Location: Rt South Reeds Creek Rd., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60019,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/03/2006 09:19,  Arrival Time: 05/03/2006 09:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/03/2006 10:17
Actions taken:
  • Fill-in, standby, other.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide apparatus.
Location: Rt.220north Painters Lane, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60022,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 05/19/2006 17:05,  Arrival Time: 05/19/2006 17:12,  Controlled Time: 05/19/2006 17:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/19/2006 17:35
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Back St., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60024,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 05/23/2006 18:08,  Arrival Time: 05/23/2006 18:09,  Controlled Time: 05/23/2006 18:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/23/2006 18:11
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned
Location: Back St., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60030,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Aircraft standby. Includes routine standby for takeoff and landing as well as emergency alerts at airports.
Alarm Time: 06/11/2006 19:45,  Arrival Time: 06/11/2006 19:52,  Controlled Time: 06/11/2006 19:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/11/2006 20:45
Actions taken:
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Rt.220 South, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60031,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 06/13/2006 13:04,  Arrival Time: 06/13/2006 13:15,  Controlled Time: 06/13/2006 13:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/13/2006 13:48
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall assembly,  Heat Source: Heat from direct flame, convection currents,  Item First Ignited: Interior wall covering excluding drapes, etc.
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Equipment not being operated properly)
Location: Rt.220 North, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60050,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 08/12/2006 14:02,  Arrival Time: 08/12/2006 14:17,  Controlled Time: 08/12/2006 14:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/12/2006 14:51
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous condition, other.
  • Hazardous materials spill control and confinement. Includes confining or diking hazardous materials.
Location: Rt.33 West Deer Run Rd., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60052,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/21/2006 16:48,  Arrival Time: 08/21/2006 17:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/21/2006 18:55
Property Value: $3000,  Property Loss: $3000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from mechanical damage)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Idle, not routinely used,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 18,  Width: 10
Location: Halls Hill Rd. Smith Creakrd., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60053,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/22/2006 12:05,  Arrival Time: 08/22/2006 12:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/22/2006 18:15
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Contain fire (wildland).
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wildland, woods,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature
Location: Rt.220 South, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60067,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/29/2006 04:21,  Arrival Time: 09/29/2006 04:48,  Controlled Time: 09/29/2006 04:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/29/2006 08:11
Property Value: $125000,  Property Loss: $125000,  Contents Value: $25000,  Contents Loss: $25000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Egress/exit, other
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 2 Above,  Length: 30,  Width: 35
Location: Rt. 220 South, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60070,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 10/03/2006 08:50,  Arrival Time: 10/03/2006 09:09,  Controlled Time: 10/03/2006 09:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/03/2006 10:31
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Rt.220 North, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60073,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 10/15/2006 23:56,  Arrival Time: 10/16/2006 00:14,  Controlled Time: 10/16/2006 00:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/16/2006 01:43
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Roof surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Location: 627 North Main St., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60081,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 11/10/2006 11:55,  Arrival Time: 11/10/2006 12:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/10/2006 12:40
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Rt.220 North, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60086,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 11/21/2006 13:46,  Arrival Time: 11/21/2006 14:01,  Controlled Time: 11/21/2006 14:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/21/2006 14:43
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Duct: hvac, cable, exhaust, heating, or AC,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Location: Travelevs Lane, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60088,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 09:09,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 09:15,  Controlled Time: 12/04/2006 09:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/04/2006 10:03
Property Value: $4000,  Property Loss: $500,  Contents Value: $2000,  Contents Loss: $1500
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Storage area, other,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Interior ceiling cover or finish
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Failure to clean)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 20,  Width: 25
Location: Halls Hill Rd., Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Franklin Vfd, PObox902ConfederateLn., Franklin, WV 26807,  Phone: (304) 358-7994,  Fax: (304) 358-7994,  ID: 36101,  Incident #: 60094,  Station: 2
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 12/16/2006 20:11,  Arrival Time: 12/16/2006 20:15,  Controlled Time: 12/16/2006 20:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/16/2006 21:32
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Conduit, pipe, utility, or ventilation shaft,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Location: Troublesome Vally Road, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Upper Tract Vfd, Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866,  ID: 36103,  Incident #: 6-0029
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/21/2006 16:47,  Arrival Time: 08/21/2006 17:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/21/2006 18:05
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide apparatus.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Location: Smith Creek Road, Franklin, WV 26866
Fire Department: Upper Tract Vfd, Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866,  ID: 36103,  Incident #: 6-0030
Incident Type: Forest, woods, or wildland fire. Includes fires involving vegetative fuels, other than prescribed fire, that occur in an area in which development is essentially nonexistent, except for roads, railroads, power lines, and the like.
Alarm Time: 08/22/2006 12:14,  Arrival Time: 08/22/2006 13:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/22/2006 17:53
Fire Service Injuries: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Control fire (wildland).
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.

Fire Fighter Casualty:  Age: 18,  Gender: Male,  Severity: Lost time injury, moderate severity,  Taken To: Hospital,  Activity: Using hand tools in extinguishment activity,  Cause: Overexertion/strain,  Where: At scene, outside
Location: Route 220 South, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Upper Tract Vfd, Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866,  ID: 36103,  Incident #: 6-0036
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/29/2006 04:21,  Arrival Time: 09/29/2006 05:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/29/2006 07:27
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Location: Reeds Creek Road, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Upper Tract Vfd, Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866,  ID: 36103,  Incident #: 6-0041
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 10/15/2006 23:57,  Arrival Time: 10/16/2006 00:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/16/2006 00:09
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Canceled en route.
Location: Route 33/220 Intersection, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Upper Tract Vfd, Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866,  ID: 36103,  Incident #: 6-0046
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 09:09,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 09:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/04/2006 09:27
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Canceled en route.
Location: Smith Creek Road, Franklin, WV 26807
Fire Department: Upper Tract Vfd, Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866,  ID: 36103,  Incident #: 6-0051
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 12/16/2006 19:05,  Arrival Time: 12/16/2006 19:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/16/2006 19:14
Actions taken:
  • Canceled en route.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
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