At approximately 9:38 PM a 1st alarm was toned for a 3 story building fire. Ladder 2, Snorkel 1A, Engine 2, and Chief 1 were dispatched. When ladder 2 arrived on scene, they found heavy smoke and fire coming out of the 3rd floor windows. Ladder 2 sent a 2 man crew up to floor 2 to begin a primary search, the other crew of 2 was sent to the roof of the neighboring building. A minute later, E-2 and S-1A arrived, E-2's crew initiated a secondary search of the 2nd floor as L-2 worked 3. Ladder 2's crew found 1 victim on 3 and started working it's way down. As they were doing so the 3rd floor collapsed. Ladder 2's crew was able to evac' the building through the 2nd floor fire escape. The victim perished due to smoke inhalation, and 1 fire fighter was injured due to falling debris when the 3rd floor collapsed.
Following this incident at approximately 6:08 AM, engine 2 and Ladder 2 were dispatched to the same building for a car fire. No one was injured in this incident.