Pennsburg Fire Company

Squad 65 Assists Station 38 on a Dwelling


Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Squad 65 was dispatched to assist EGFD Station 38 on a dwelling fire around 0230 hours.  Chief 38 arrived to find smoke showing from a 3 story attached twin.  Engine 38 arrived and went in service with CAFS line.  Squad 65 arrived and was assigned to check for extension within the dwelling.  Crews also threw ground ladders and were sent to the roof to prepare for vertical ventilation.  Interior crews pulled ceiling and walls to expose the progressing fire.  Crews worked for about 60 minutes to find and extinguish the stubborn fire.  65 was available around 0400 hours.