RALEIGH - Commercial structure fire at 4417 Pleasant Valley Road. Located next door to
fire station. Engine 17 and Ladder 3 arriving at a construction/contracting plant, with heavy smoke showing from a
one-story, three-bay, metal garage building in the rear of a gated lot. Access made through gate, then
forcible entry into structure. Single piece of heavy equipment on fire inside structure, quickly controlled.
Engine 16 with water supply, reverse laid to Pleasant Valley Road. Extended operations for overhaul, smoke
removal, and investigation. Dispatched about 11:58 a.m. First photo about 12:09 p.m. Units on scene included E17, E16, E18, E23, L3,
L1, R3, B4, B3, A1, C10, C20, EMS 2, EMS 13, D4. "B" platoon. Mike Legeros photographs.