Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

10/10/11 – At 07:52hrs the PFD RIT South Team (Stations 10 & 70) were dispatched to assist Cressona and Schuylkill Haven at 2417 Panther Valley Road, North Manheim Twp., for a reported structure fire. When Chief 41 arrived on scene he was faced with working structure fire and immediately requested his second alarm and to have the tanker task force dispatched. The second alarm then brought stations 50 & 60 from the city as well as other surrounding companies to assist on the fire. When Pottsville units arrived on scene, stations 10 & 70 setup RIT and stations 50 & 60 assisted with fire ground operations. Pottsville units remained on scene for approximately 2.5 hours. Photos by Mike Messner, Stan Matukewicz and Keith Yerusavage. Video from Ladder 51.