Two alarms were struck in Raleigh on March 21, 2024, at a residential structure fire in the 2100 block of Karns Plance. Auto-aid unit Wake Forest Engine 5 was first arriving and reported two houses on fire, with the primary building heavily involved. Crews made interior attacks but, within five minutes of arrival, a second alarm was requested. Defensive operations were soon started. Three aerial streams were deployed, two during suppression and one during overhaul. Three hydrants supplied the operation. The fire was dispatched at 0302. and controlled at 0429.

– Fire News photo by Mike Legeros