Fire in Brookline’s Local

On August 30, 2012 at 8:55am companies 35 (Brookline), 34 (Llanarch), Rescue 56 (Manoa), and Medic 108 were dispatched to 927 Edgewood Rd for a building fire, with reported occupants inside the residence. Multiple calls came in reporting heavy fire in the rear of the building. Company 38 (Oakmont) was dispatched as RIT. On arrival all the occupants where reported out of the house. 35-9 (Viola) assumed command of the scene and asked for fireboard to dispatched Company 38 as full company. Crews knocked the heavy fire in the rear while Engine 56 began ventilation. Multiple handlines were places in service by all companies. The fire was placed under control at 926am and salvage and overhaul began.  All Haverford township companies were on the scene, with Rescue 53(Broomall) for the RIT.   To view more pictures and a video of the fire copy and paste this website address in your search bar.