Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Philadelphia 3rd Alarm Structure Fire
Around 1113 hrs on July 3rd Philadelphia Fire Communications Struck Tactical Box 966 for the Structure Fire at 52nd and Pentridge St. Battalion 7 is quick to arrive and Immediatly Strikes a 2nd alarm, he reports a 25 x 200 Garage Structure well involved and spreading to neighboring homes. Crews open up with heaviest water lines with the first due engine leading off with the Deluge Gun. Around the 15 minute mark the 3rd Alarm was struck bringing additional manpower to the scene, Crews had the fire under control in about 1.5 hours but remained on scene throughout the night. In all the main fire buidling was a complete loss and a several homes had damage from the fire all occupants near the fire were evacuated for the duration of the Job.