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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 
During the 1st part of the week department personnel participated in confined space training at the U.S.S. Lexington in Corpus Christi, Texas. Along with personnel from Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services and W.A. Parish Emergency Response Group of the NRG Corporation, personnel trained on accessing and extricating persons trapped in confined space scenarios. Thru the use of rope systems personnel descended to lower levels, packaged patients and then extricated while using supplied air.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 
This evening the newest members of the department graduated from the recruit program. During the 8-week program personnel learned the basics of the fire service through both class room and hands-on evolutions including PPE, SCBA, ventilation, ground ladders, water supply and other assignments. This evening James Perry, Clayton Williamson, Tim Davis and Cory Todd officially completed the program and are now assigned to Companies 2A, 2B, 2D and 2D respectively. Congrats and welcome.

Friday, September 23, 2016 
As a matter of tradition personnel of the department attended the annual Fort Bend County Fair Parade this morning. This year Tanker 22 and Booster 22 represented the department along with other fire departments, law enforcement agencies and organizations. The Fort Bend County Parade goes on for the next 2-weeks at the County Fair Grounds in Rosenberg. Thanks to Fire Fighters Ortega, T. Lawson, DeDear and Reed for handling the event for our department.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 
At 11:44hrs units were dispatched to the reported MVA in the 4900 block of Highway 90. Upon arrival of Engine 21 (Lewis) one vehicle was found in the landscaping after having rolled over past the overpass. With one subject unresponsive in the vehicle personnel rapidly extricated the patient, and with Battalion 21 (Mills) on scene, advised of a Level I trauma patient. Upon arrival of Medic #3 air medical was requested bringing Tower 22 (Therault) to the scene for the LZ. Upon completion of packaging patient care was transferred to the flight crew of Memorial Herman Life Flight and transport made to the Texas Medical Center Trauma Center. Upon the safe departure of the aircraft all units returned to service.

Saturday, August 20, 2016 
At 03:31hrs units were dispatched to the reported structure fire in the 2800 block of Lelia St in unincorporated Fort Bend County. Upon arrival of Engine 21 fire was reported from the A/B corner of a double wide trailer and an offensive attack initiated while the Chauffeur secured the water supply. Upon arrival of Ladder 31 primary search was initiated with Engine 22 assigned as Ventilation Group, Tower 22 assisting with search and Quint 23 assigned the RIT Group. With a quick knock down on the fire Battalion 21 placed the situation was placed under control awaiting investigators. During fire fighting efforts the occupant of the residence was reported to be next door and, upon medical evaluation, transported by FBCEMS due to smoke inhalation. Following completion of assisting the investigators from the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal's Office all units returned to service. Additional units on scene included Tanker 22 and Engine 3.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 
At 14:00hrs this date units were dispatched to the reported commercial structure fire in the 700 block of Sartartia Ln in Sugar Land. First arriving Engine 7 advised of smoke from a large metal building housing a gymnastics business and initiated an offensive attack. Upon arrival of Battalion 21 (Mills) the assignment of Incident Safety Officer was given while Quint 23 (Delmar) laid 800' of 5" LDH and was assigned to "C" Division. With TIC readings on the interior increasing and a 2,500' lay to the closest hydrant all companies were withdrawn from the building and began opening up the exterior to access the fire. Upon arrival of Tanker 22 a nurse operation was undertaken to supply Engine 1 until a hydrant supply could be established. Working for over 2-hours crews eventually accessed the seat of the fire and achieved a knockdown. During the course of the incident Squad 21 and Foam 21 were also requested to respond in addition to companies from Richmond, Rosenberg, Missouri City, Pecan Grove, Needville, Fulsheur, North East and Houston. Following completion of overhaul and racking hose all units cleared the scene at approximately 18:15hrs. No injuries were reported to fire service personnel or civilians.

   "A" Side
   "C" Side
Saturday, August 13, 2016 
As rain passed through the area units were dispatched at approximately 21:00hrs to the reported MVA with people trapped in the 12200 block of Murphy Rd. Upon arrival of Engine 22 (T. Lawson) the same was confirmed with 1-subject trapped in a 4-door vehicle with 2-other vehicles scattered in the roadway. The crew of Engine 22 initiated extrication by stabilizing the vehicle and removing the roof before being joined by Quint 23 who employed a 2nd set of tools to assist the heavily entrapped driver. Upon arrival of Battalion 21 command was transferred and Engine 21 requested for additional patients. During the course of the extrication multiple crews, using multiple tools, worked to remove the roof, doors and roll the dash to extricate the patient. Upon completion of extrication the patient was transported to the Texas Medical Center. Upon taking up all units returned to service with the scene under investigation by the Stafford Police Department.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 
At 06:15hrs units were dispatched to the reported vehicle versus a house in the 500 block of Promenade Blvd. With a corrected location of 630 Whitney Oaks Engine 21 arrived to find a mini-van in the rear yard after stiking a fence and the B/C corner of a 2-story SFD. With the driver out of the vehicle patient care was initiated and an initial assessment of the structure completed. Due to the corner location, and unknown structural compromise, the Fort Bend County TRT response was requested. Following a full ALS evaluation, and at the request of FBCEMS Medic #4, Air Medical was requested for the driver with the LZ in an adjacent residential street. Following a more complete structural evaluation the balance of the FBCTRT response was cancelled while patient care was transferred to Memorial Herman Life Flight who safely departed for the Level I Trauma Center in the Texas Medical Center. Upon removal of the vehicle and securing of utilities all units returned to service. Photo by KTRK 13.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 
At 04:56hrs units were dispatched on the MCFRS box for the reported structure fire in the 2500 block of Blue Rose. With heavy fire thru the roof upon arrival of the 1st arriving company a defensive strategy was declared by Battalion 31 and companies set-up large lines and the aerial of Quint 31. Upon arrival of Engine 21 the assignment of Division C was given and personnel assisted there until reassigned to the aerial of Quint 31 to hit spots following completion of ladder pipe operations. Upon completion of assignments Engine 21, and Battalion 21 (Yell) who was the Incident Safety Officer, returned to service.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 
At 12:52hrs Engine 22 (Therault) was dispatched to the reported fall victim in the 12800 block of Mula Ln. Upon arrival with Medic #10 a male subject was found to have fallen from atop a metal tank end landing on his head with severe bleeding. With the patient unconscious air medical was requested and Engine 21 (Slay) assigned to the LZ at Station #2. Upon completion of packaging the patient was transported to the LZ and patient care transferred to the flight crew of Herman Memorial Life Flight 3 and all units returned to service with the safe departure of the aircraft.

Sunday, July 10, 2016 
At 12:57hrs units were dispatched to the reported MVA with persons trapped in the 2500 block of Fifth St.. Upon arrival of Engine 21 (Wilson) a 2-vehicle accident with a SUV which had rolled over was found. With 1-patient still in the SUV Engine 21 stabilized the vehicle and performed a door pop removing the patient to awaiting personnel from EMS22 (Samuel) while Engine 22 (Parker) stood by with a protective hose line. Upon taking up all units returned to service.

Saturday, July 9, 2016 
At 12:15hrs units were dispatched to the reported warehouse in the 4500 block of Highway 90. With a corrected address on Wright Rd. given enroute Engine 22 (Hargraves) arrived to find an industrial dumpster heavily involved against a large tilt-wall warehouse. Using the front bumper line the fire was knocked down while Engine 21 (Cyrus) forced entry to check for extension and Ladder 2 laddered the roof. With no extension and the fire out all units returned to service within the hour.

   2-Story in South Meadow
Friday, July 8, 2016 
A few minutes after 21:00hrs units were dispatched to the 12100 block of Breezy Meadow for reported smoke coming from the rear of the residence. Upon arrival of Quint 23 (Copenspire) heavy smoke was reported from a 2-story SFD and an offensive attack initiated. Upon arrival of Engine 21 and Engine 22 (Armagost) a second line was stretched and fire on Division 1 knocked down. With fire spreading vertically in the walls and in the floor space of Division 2 and the attic additional companies were requested to open up and knock down heavy fire throughout the multiple void spaces which had began to vent from the roof line. With great effort, and multiple crews due to heat and humidity, the fire was finally knocked down and overhaul initiated. Following completion of overhaul all companies returned to service at 00:39hrs. Additional companies on scene were Quint 31, Quint 32, Battalion 31, Ladder 2, Engine 41, Engine 3, Battalion 1, Engine 68, Engine 73, Engine 76, District 82, Mobile Air Unit 71, Medic 3, Medic 10, Squad 4 and Battalion 21. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Stafford Fire Marshal's Office. Video by FBCEMS Paramedic Brad Nus.

Friday, July 8, 2016 
At approximately 09:53hrs units were dispatched to respond to the reported chlorine spill adjacent to Allied Concrete in Manvel (Brazoria County), a 20-mile run. Upon arrival of Battalion 21 (Mills), Safety 21 (Magana) and Decon 21 units set-up for decon operations while HM5 personnel conducted recon of the facility. During recon the valve in question was secured and following air monitoring no release determined to have occurred. Following taking up all units returned to service and the city.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 
This evening the department recognized personnel with life saving awards. The occasion was the response and successful resuscitation of a cardiac arrest patient early in the afternoon of April 18, 2016. Upon arrival of Squad 21 and Medic 10 a male subject was found pulseless and not breathing. With the assistance of Engine 21 the personnel worked together to initiate ALS care and transport the patient to the hospital. After many weeks and months of recovery the patient, a retired Houston Fire Fighter, joined personnel this evening to express his appreciation to responding personnel and city council. Personnel recognized for their outstanding teamwork and patient care are Captain Gus Lopez, Lieutenant Jeff Barge, Lieutenant Jerry Parker, Lieutenant Trevian Davis, Fire Fighter Mario Badillo, Fire Fighter John Brabec, Fire Fighter Devon Reynolds and Fire Fighter Micah George. FBCEMS personnel recognized for their service include Paramedic Daniel Bearman, Paramedic Chris Wynslow and Paramedic Battalion Chief Don Johnson.

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