On Sunday, January 6, 2013, Flourtown Fire Company, along with Oreland Fire Company and Wyndmoor Hose Company responded to a smoky electrical fire outside the Dollar Tree store in the Flourtown Plaza. A dry chemical extinguisher was used to put out the fire. PECO and the shopping center’s realty company took over the scene after first responders secured the scene and made sure the stores and surrounding stores were properly evacuated. All photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.
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Some members of Flourtown Fire Company and Wyndmoor Hose Company took part in Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) training hosted by Safety and Survival Training LLC.
Firefighters learned self rescue techniques, SCBA rescue skills, grab and go techniques and other skills needed to actually make a rescue of fellow firefighters when needed on the fire grounds. All Photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.