Fatal Structure Fire, Transfer & Med Local
Today, Rescue 59 was dispatched to 5031 Lancaster St. in Swatara Township to assist with a first alarm, working structure fire. Rescue 59 responded with four personnel, minutes after dispatch. Rescue 59 arrived on location with the crews told to report to command to stand-by. Control was marked after about five minutes of standing by and was told to transfer to Company 44 (Lawton) to cover the surrounding townships because of the large numbers of unit’s operating on the structure fire. One person was found by interior crews while operating inside the structure that succumbed to injuries sustained in the fire.
Command: Capt. 44-1 and Chief 32-1
Engine: 40, 49, 45, 32-1, and 91
Truck: 32, 456
Rescue: 59, 49, 44, 88, York Rescue 69
FM-1 and PSP FM
American Red Cross
While the crew was standing by, Engine and Utility 59 responded to a medical assist in the township at Lisa Lake.