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Sunday, March 17, 2013

4 Dead at Emmaus,PA 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire

Just before noon time on St. Patrick's Day Emmaus Firefighters are dispatched to the area of 5th and Jubilee for a reported apartment fire with entrapment. Crews arrive on location to heavy fire on the top floors and immediately stretch lines to attempt to make a fire attack and attempt search and rescue. As crews made the attack conditions rapidly deteriorated and the evacuation order was given putting units into a defensive mode. several lines and a ladder pipe were placed in service making a hit on the fire, at least one person was taken to the hospital and the coroners office was requested to the scene, the fire is currently under investigation.

1 comment:

  1. So sad I lost a good friend in that fire. She will be missed. Luv u Lena