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Dec 20

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

12/19/2011 – at 17:07hrs Stations 20,30 & 60 were dispatched to assist Palo Alto and Port Carbon Fire Companies to 546 West Bacon Street for a Structure Fire. Chief 612 of Palo Alto was first on scene and advised of a working fire on the second floor. First arriving E-612 from Palo Alto immediately placed a 1-3/4” hand line in service and began their interior attack. When PFD units arrived on scene, Ladder 21 placed their ladder in service on side A of the building on the porch roof, personnel from L-21 and E-32  assisted with fire attack and overhaul and personnel from Rescue 63 handled the RIT team assignment. The fire was quickly knocked down and kept to a room of contents; however the rest of the residence sustained smoke and water damage. Pottsville units were in service for approximately 1 hour. Photos from Coal Region Fire