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Multi-Dwelling Fire at 37 West Washington Street

Shortly before 5 p.m., the box alarm went out for a multi-dwelling fire at 37 West Washington Street sending CFD and surrounding departments. Engine 1-4 arrived within four minutes and found a well-advanced fire on the second floor of an apartment building. Crews advanced lines inside and encountered high heat and fire on the second floor landing. Chief 1 arrived, assumed command, and requested a second alarm assignment. Initial interior crews battled the fire for around ten minutes before evacuated due to advancing conditions. A third alarm was requested just after 5:30 p.m. due to hot weather conditions. Over seventy firefighters assisted, and crews remained on scene over four hours.