Sunday, January 20, 2013
Allentown Strikes a 3rd Alarm on the Rowhome Fire
Around 1330 hrs on Sunday Allentown Firefighters area dispatched to the 500 Block of Washington St for a reported house fire, Crews arrive on location and confirm a working fire and stretch in with fire in a middle of the row. At one point crews had heavy smoke pushing from the roof area of 7 homes, crews went to the roof and made trench cuts to the stop the progression of fire. Multiple lines were stretched into several home and firefighters had the fire under control in about an hour.