Early Monday morning at 0230 hours Company 38 and Engine Co. 35 were dispatched to the 600 Blk of Lorraine Street for a building fire. 38-9 went responding and inquired about further information. Fireboard advised 38-9 of “one call reporting their house is on fire.” Shortly thereafter Fireboard came back to advise 38-9 of the police report with heavy fire showing from the 2nd floor. 38-9 also discovered another hazard on his arrival, the main electrical service line had burned away from the house and was live in the street still connected to the pole.
Squad 38 went into service with a 2.5 blitz line, followed with 2 additional 1.34 attack lines. Ladder 38 went into ladder company operations with the aerial to the roof. Engine 35 laid a 5″ supply line. Engine 38, foam 35 and Rescue 38 arrived and supplemented the crews already in service. A special call was placed for Rescue 58 for the AIR unit. EMS transported one patient to Crozer Chester Medical Center for treatment. The re-hab unit was also on scene.
The companies returned to service just after 0500 hours. A job well done by all on scene. Photos courtesy of Frank Hand. Audio courtesy of ScanAmerica.us