Carrollton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 1205 Friday 22 March 2013 "automatic aide" to a structure fire at the Morris Creek Landing Apartments in the nearby Town of Smithfield, Virginia. Carrollton VFD ladder/pumper Quint-10 was dispatched with a volunteer crew and arrived to see heavy smoke showing from the second floor "cockloft" area on the A-B side of the structure. Chief-10 arrived on scene to assist and the Q-10 crew was assigned ground ladder access operations on the "D" side of the structure to check for extension of the fire into other areas of the building. The fire was reported out within 20 minutes by Smithfield VFD command and crews remained on scene for over two hours to conduct extensive overhaul operations. <
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