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Boise Fire officials say on a day when the nation remembers emergency responders who died in the attacks on September 11, they are releasing video from the fire where several Boise firefighters narrowly escaped.

The fire happened on August 1 in the Hill Road and N. Collister Drive area. A passerby noticed the flames and called 911 around 9:30 p.m.

Firefighters say the three story, 5,000-square-foot home was being remodeled and no one was inside when the fire started. However, they say flames spread very quickly because sheet rock was missing in places inside the home.

Boise Fire says within 15 minutes of crews arriving on scene, there was concern that the home was going to collapse and firefighters could be in danger.

"As they were making an attack on the original fire, we had a collapse and a mayday call, and actually had to do a roll call to get the crews out," said Boise F

Added: Sep-11-2013 Occurred On: Aug-1-2013
By: goredsoxs13
Regional News
Tags: Fire, Firefighters, Helmet Cam
Location: Boise, Idaho, United States (load item map)
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