Crews responded to the 2200 block of Pleasant Avenue for a reported dwelling fire with possible entrapment. First arriving units reported heavy smoke with fire showing on the B side with exposures. Crews were on scene for approximately 4 hours containing the fire and performing extensive overhaul.
Crews responded to the 400 block of Susquehanna Rd in McKinley Fire Company’s district for a reported attic fire at approx. 2:30pm on 26-December-2017. On arrival crews made an interior attack, but due to deteriorating conditions, were forced to evacuate the building and operate defensively only. Crews were on scene for approximately 3 hours, with companies responding from Abington Township, Cheltenham, Rockledge, and Jenkintown, as well as other companies to cover our stations..
Engine 300-2 and Air300 were dispatched at 03:48AM to assist Glenside Station 1 with a Dwelling fire at 1683 Willow Grove Avenue. Engine 300-2 supplied water from the hydrant to Engine 1, and Weldon’s crew assisted with search and rescue along with other internal operations. Crews were released at approx. 05:15AM.
Abington Fire Company was dispatched, along with several other companies, to a report of a house fire. Police arrived on scene and stated heavy smoke was coming from the house. Chief 100 arrived on scene and advised of a working basement fire. Companies arrived and made quick work of the fire, containing it to a portion of the basement. After the fire was controlled and crews checked to ensure no spread, companies began making themselves available. Crews were on scene for roughly an hour and a half.