5:51 PM Working Structure Fire 702 Hutchins Street in DothanRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Oct 06 2019 6:02 PM
: At 4:45 PM Dothan 911 dispatched Dothan Fire - Dothan Police - Pilcher Ambulance to 702 Hutchins Street to a structure fire. Reports to the 911 Center flames were visible.
Multiple Dothan Fire Engines rolled to the scene. The primary engine arriving on the scene connected the 5 inch water lines to a fire hydrant and Dothan Fire did an aggressive fire attack.
The scene command was under the authority of Batallion Chief Ash.
After about 25 minutes of fighting the fire it was under control.
As the fire was ongoing Dothan Police and Dothan Fire gained intelligence information this fire was intentionally set. A suspect and suspect description was quickly developed.
As Dothan Fire were battling the blaze and Dothan units had streets blocked for the safety of the fireman other police were in the area searching for the suspect. The police had developed a good description of the suspect.
Dothan Police Patrol Commander Lt. Pepper Mock spotted the suspect on Burdeshaw Street at Page Street. The suspect attempted to flee as Dothan Police Patrol Sergeant Jason Weed arrived and the "PEPPERS and WEEDS" quickly had the "Roundup" on the suspect and him in custody.
Dothan Police have called Criminal Investigators to the scene and Dothan Fire have called Fire Prevention Investigators to the scene.
Dothan Fire and Dothan Police did an outstanding job.