Just prior to 0800 Station 63, 62 (Witmer), 54 (Lampeter), and 06 (Lancaster EMS) were sent to the 100 block of Crestmont Avenue for a reported gas leak. Additional information from the 9-1-1 Center reported a fuel oil spill in the basement of a home. Engine 63-1’s crew arrived to find approximately 200 gallons of heating oil had spilled from a tank in the basement of a house and leaked into a floor drain.
East Lampeter Township EMA made notification to our township’s public works and sewer departments who sent crews to the scene. The Lancaster County Haz-Mat team is currently on location assisting with mitigation efforts.
While on this call, Truck 63 was alerted to respond to a possible structure fire in Manheim Township. Engine 63-1 left this incident and returned to the station to staff the truck. That incident was found to be an HVAC issue and Truck 63 was recalled while en route.