Firefighters out dexterously removed shiny packs of oxygen self-contained, branching stems, roll the sleeves. Tubular trunk line laid to the side entrance.
- Continue to work. - David said.
Glass doors seemed athletic head first independent paramilitary firehouse. Gas mask hanging on his chest, sleeve coat he wiped perspiration from his forehead. Alex went for three more firefighters. "So, have scouted" - David thought.
Alex easily as if he was not behind ten pound pack, jumped from a high porch, drew:
- Allow me to report a fire in an apartment on the tenth floor. All floors of the overlying strong smoke. Escape routes smoke less - worked automatic smoke. During the investigation examined the tenth and eleventh floors. Residents have been evacuated.
- The building is de-energized?
- That's right. Elevators stopped. Internal fire hydrants cannot use.
- To lead the area to evacuate the residents. Later came another two units of the fourth part. They drove up ... Work carefully to any closet; the corridor is not missed, right?
Alex barely moved, the driver ran up to David ladders. David warned his attempt to report on arrival:
- Place the ladder in the center of the building to the balcony!
One by one ... drove to the building more
division. At statutory tenants began to descend ladders. Rose to meet them, fire, paving the tubular line, which quickly filled with water.
"There are things like a good idea. What about Alex? "David on the go, check the pressure of oxygen involved in the mask and the head-fighting went to the entrance to the building.
Climbing up to the tenth floor, all four at once squatted: steam, mixed with hot smoke enveloped the heat even through the face mask, rubber mask. "In the burning apartment, then probably even hotter" - flashed through my head David. Bending down to touch it began to search for tubular line. Here it is. Through the gauntlet felt it under the pressure of the water is. Crawled along the line a few meters. Felt someone's boots. Pulled for him. Fire turned. Put his face.
- How are you? - Called
David with all the strength, knowing that in the crackling flames, hissing steam through a rubber mask his voice is barely audible.
- In the kitchen, localized ... Now simmer through a window with ladders.
The room is almost all the furniture in the flame. - The voice he heard the chief of the fourth fire station, a few minutes ago that he instructed the head combat area to eliminate the fire ...