Avon, MN Crew's battle Multi Family housing fire in the snow and cold - 2/11/2016
In Avon, MN which is just outside of the Saint Cloud, MN metro area, a house was consumed by fire and is a total loss. The fire is suspected as starting in the garage and then moved to consume the entire structure. No injuries are reported and reports at the scene are that everyone did get out of the home safely.
The fire was a multiple alarm fire with mutual aid from the Albany, MN and Saint Joseph, MN fire departments.
*Update* Per officials at the scene, the house is a triplex apartment or multi family complex.
Clip 1 Wide shot of the fire scene with police tape blocking the road.
Clip 2 Fire crews consumed by smoke as they try to battle the fire in the front of the home.
Clip 3 Tight locator shot of Avon Fire truck.
Clip 4 Fire escaping from the roof of the house with heavy smoke as the snow is falling.
Clip 5 Crews spraying down the side of the house (upwind side).
Clip 6 Crews in the snow spraying down the side of the garage as flames and heavy smoke come out of the roof.
Clip 7 Locator shot of one of the Avon, MN Police Squads on the scene with an Avon, MN fire truck in the back ground.
Clip 8 Crews working on the side of the house in the snow and fast push in as the smoke clears of the fire coming out of the roof.
Clip 9 Wider shot of fire coming out of the roof and upper wall of the house.
Clip 10 Tight shot of fire coming out of the upstairs side wall as snow is falling.
Clip 11 Water being poured into the wall vent.
Clip 12 Tight shot of fire fighters spraying water.
Clip 13 Fire crews and truck.
Clip 14 Fire crews trying to battle the fire in the garage.
Clip 15 Wide shot of the scene from the upwind side.
Clip 16 Fire crews and truck with smoke.
Clip 17 Fire crews in the back yard spraying water on the house.
Clip 18 Fire crews staging across the street from the fire as they rotate out about every 10 minutes.
Clip 19 Snow and heavy smoke in the back ground as crews setup in the foreground.
Clip 20 Heavy thick smoke fills the air.
Clip 21 Tight shot of Saint Joseph Fire & Rescue truck.
Clip 22 Police putting up tape to block off the area.
Clip 23 Avon Fire Truck
Clip 24 Fire crews carrying a ladder.
Clip 25 Fire fighter cutting a hole in the side of the hose to battle the fire.
Clip 26 Medium shot of crews in the back yard fighting the fire.
Clip 27 Wide shot of crews in the back yard fighting the fire.
Clip 28 Very wide shot of the scene.
Clip 29 Medium shot of crews spraying water.