Prospect Volunteer Fire Department

Commercial Mulch Fire Scott Rd 9/06/16

Initially dispatched as a brush fire first units reporteda glow visible from the gate of a commercial mulch production facility. Upon further investigation it was discover that a huge mountain of mulch and atleast two pieces of heavy equipment were involved in a large fire which wa whipped by the winds of the remnants of a passing offshore hurricaine. The first engine stretched a large diameter feeder from the hydrant at the street, for a water source. Multiple handlines and the engine's deck gun wer put to work to quickly lnock down the fire. Crews would continue to pull the pile apart and wet down the remainder of the hot spots.

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