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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Allentown Calls a 4th Alarm as Fire Rages in Rowhomes

Around noon time on Thursday Allentown firefighters were dispatched to the 800 blk of 8th St for the Dwelling fire. Upon arrival they had two homes well involved and struck a 2nd and then 3rd alarm. Crews struggled to gain the upper hand on the inferno as it ravaged through multiple homes. As fire continued to spread and numerous lines were put into service a 4th alarm was transmitted. 5 firefighters suffered injury and were taken to the hospital and 7 homes were damaged by fire. This was the first fire to hit the city after the new manpower totals were put in place which put one of two tower ladders out of service, That truck ended up being utilized to fight this fire. Crews remained on scene for several hours knocking down hotspots...

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  2. Thanks for the brilliant response of fire fighters, they were able to contain the fire.