Pennsburg Fire Company

Squad 65 Assists Hereford on Dwelling with Possible Entrapment


Saturday, January 26, 2013 Squad 65 was dispatched to assist Hereford Fire Company (Berks 58) on a dwelling fire with possible entrapment. Berks Chief 58 arrived to find a mobile home fire but all occupants exited the structure.  Squad and Chief 65 went enroute with 6 and were advised to stagee on the road and send the crew up to manpower.  65 personnel were rotated in with crews to overhaul the structure and remove the contents as well as check for extension on the exterior.  Crews worked in the single digit temperatures for about 90 minutes and were returned to service.