Second Fire for the Truck in Just Over 24 Hours
On Tuesday July 6th, Truck 63 was alerted for another structure fire in the unit block of Chickadee Circle in Leola. Additional information from LCWC reported a fire in a closet. Chief 61 arrived first and confirmed a working fire in the living room of the home.
Because Chickadee Circle is a cal-de-sac, and thinking access for the truck would be limited, the decision was made to access the scene by driving through a field off of Horseshoe Road. Doing this put the truck in perfect position to cover the rear of the row of homes.
As with normal truck operations, the crew split up. Half of the crew went interior to complete searches on the floor above the fire while the exterior crew prepared for ventilation. Primary and secondary searches were found to be negative and there was no extension to the upper floors. Once ventilation was well under-way, the crew was relieved by Truck 31.
After a short break, the crew assisted 61 with loading their supply hose before returning to East Lampeter.
Photos are courtesy of John Fazekas and company members.