Winter Weather Mayhem PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 December 2007 07:00

Winter weather kept crews busy all day on Sunday with 19 calls. Crews responded for multiple reports of trees and wires down throughout the 1st due. Crews also handled fire alarms and other minor incidents.

In the early after afternoon Engine and Ladder 4 were dispatched to assist Station 2 for a power transformer on fire outside of Sheetz and Taco Bell in South Abington Twp. Engine 4 arrived on scene at Taco Bell to find the fire out while Ladder 4 arrived with Engine 2 at Sheetz to find a working fire endangering the building Sheetz gas station. Engine 2 crews extinguished the fire with dry chemical extinguishers and foam. While on scene of Sheetz there was a report of a transformer on fire a McDonald’s. Rescue 2 and Chief 4B investigated the report and found a moderate smoke condition coming from the electrical box. PPL arrived on scene and disconnected power to the units.