Busy Morning for the Daylight Crew
Yesterday, Tanker 59 was dispatched to 208 E. Canal Street in the 47-1 box for a working structure fire. Tanker 59 responded with two personnel a few minutes after dispatch. Once arriving the crew was instructed to stage and send manpower. The crew assisted with suppression along with salvage and overhaul then was placed in service by command 47. The crew was out for about an hour and a half. Seven total structures were involved in the fire, three garages were a complete loss, but 4 residences and a garage were saved.
Command: Chief 47
Engine: 45, 46, 47, and 48-1
Truck: 46, Lebanon 1
Rescue: 46, 48
Tanker: 59, 39, 47, and Lebanon 2
Pennsylvania State Police
This video is from the Hershey Fire Department, as E48-1 arrived on scene at 208 E. Canal Street. Hershey crews can be seen with a 2 1/2″ working to protect the exposures to the south. The engine’s deck gun and a 3″ blitzfire were used to knock down the fire.
After returning from the structure fire, tones were dropped for a gas leak in Middletown. Rescue 59 responded but was then placed in service by command 88 after arriving on scene.
Command: Capt. 88