Firefighters, Rescued by Teammates, Speaks
By Scott Leamon / email@example.comJan 21, 2008
Any house fire is tragic.
But Roanoke city firefighter Scott Hetherington believes the house fire at 1101 Ferdinand Avenue on the afternoon of November 30th is part of the reason he’s alive today.
“I remember putting on my mask and that’s really about it,” Hetherington said Monday afternoon from his “house” as firefighters refer to it.
It’s Station 7 on Memorial Boulevard. It’s where Hetherington was based.
Hetherington remembers little else because of what happened after he got to the fire on November 30th.
10 On Your Side obtained the emergency tapes from Roanoke city’s dispatch center to help tell this part of the story.
“Be advised,” a firefighter can be heard on one portion of the tape shouting. “Firefighter is down in the building at this time.” Read the whole story