Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Allentown Firefighters Arrive to Heavy Fire in M/O/R
Allentown Firefighters are dispatched to the 400 Blk of Chestnut St Wednesday Evening for a reported house fire. When responding they are advised of multiple calls and the Battalion Chief reports smoke showing a few blocks out. Crews arrive to heavy fire venting from the 2nd floor of the home with a report of people trapped, crews make an aggressive entry into the home with stretching 3 lines to darken down the fire. Crews open up trying to stop extensions while others conduct a search of the home. The Children thought to be in the home were not there at the time of the fire no injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation, the Red Cross is providing assistance to the families affected..