2nd Alarm on Fairview Rd. in S. Abington PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 03 June 2008 00:32
May 30, 2008- Engine 2 and Ambulance 2-9 were dispatched to the 1100 block of Fairview Rd. for the reported vehicle fire.  South Abington Police arrived on-scene and reported extension to the structure.  Chief 2A requested a structure box, which added Rescue 2 and Tanker 2 to the alarm.  Chief 28B then arrived on-scene and reported a working vehicle fire with extension into the attic space.  Chief 2A then requested the 2nd Alarm.  Engine 2 arrived on-scene, established a water supply and started an interior attack.  The crews were quickly forced out by a roof collapse and operations shifted to exterior.  Ladder 4 arrived and assisted with ventilation and overhaul.  Engine 4 arrived and assisted with overhaul.  Only one occupant was home at the time of the fire and he was able to leave without injury.  Multiple crews from Chinchilla, Clarks Summit, Dalton, Newton-Ransom, Peckville, Justus and Scott assisted with the fire.  All units were cleared within four hours.