Flourtown Fire Company responded as a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for an attic fire in Whitemarsh Township’s Spring Mill Fire Company’s local area at 2 River Road. The team also assisted with overhaul after the fire was placed under control. All Photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.
From the Fort Washington Fire Company website is a decription of the fire found at 10 Morris Road in Upper Dublin Township:
“Stations 29 & 6 were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire in the area of Morris Road / Sheaff Lane. Police arrived on scene with smoke showing and advised the house was in station 88?s local. As the box was corrected Captain 88 arrived on scene and established command. Command had a 3 story detached single family dwelling with one person unaccounted for. Chief 29 & FM32-1 took division 1 & 2. Engine 6 was the first arriving engine and stretched (1) 1.75? line to the interior and took the hydrant on side alpha. Ladder 6 was the first arriving truck followed by Engine 29. A backup line was stretched to the interior from Engine 29. Engine 88 arrived and reverse laid from Engine 29 to a secondary hydrant. FM32-1 advised the fire was in the basement and the interior stairs had burned away. A 3rd line was stretched to the charlie side basement access and knocked down the bulk of the fire.” All Photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.