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..
Station 300 assisting Station 500 at a reported Dwelling fire on the 2600 block of LaMott avenue in Roslyn. Crews arrived to find a fully involved RV behind the structure. As crews were extinguishing the fire in the RV, a pressurized cylinder of what is assumed to be propane started releasing it’s contents. The pressure relief valve opened as the fire heated the contents above normal pressure limits, releasing excess into the air, which would then catch fire once released.
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.