10/23/15 - Cypress Creek Landfill Fire


Request: Called by Chief Williamson of TFD to advise, EMA responded arriving at 1705

State com room, tracker number started
Brett Maycheck - ADMEM onCall 1734 hrs
Left messages for Larry Bryant and Scott Storey 102415 - solid waste management / land div ADEM

Weather dry, P/C

Incident Commander: TFD – Chris Williamson

Landfill Mgr o scene: Grant Feerer, 423-284-0226

Initial assets deployed:
Landfill track hoe and dumptruck running

VFDs: Tenders and personnel from Englewood-Hulls, Duncanville, Mt. Olive, Fosters, Carol's Creek,  Coaling VFD

TFD: Battalion 1 - Chief Kevin Pate IC, Pumpers and personnel

ALDOT: 2 tri axle dump trucks, 1 med track hoe with lowboy

County Road and Bridge: 3 tri axles dumps, D3 dozier, track hoe and low boy, water spray truck, wheeled loader

Al State Forestry: Dozier and low boy

All landfill equipment less track hoe failed over night mechanically. Track hoe failed afternoon of 10/24/15 leaving only county and Aldot assets in place.

Thought to be a surface fire


Agencies Involved:

TFD, Englewood-Hulls VFD, TC EMA, County Road and Bridge, Mt. Olive VFD


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