Call History
Walnut Street Fire
Sun. Jun 23rd 2019

Shortly after 10:00 PM on Sunday, June 23rd Station 49, Ladder 48, and Engine 32 got dispatched to a Non-Commercial Building Fire with reports of flames from the side of the building. Chief 49 arrived on scene to smoke and fire showing. Chief 49 went with the confirmed structure dispatch, which brought additional units. Squirt 49 arrived on scene and stretched a line into the structure for an interior attack on the fire. Shortly after the interior attack commenced the stability of the structure seemed to be deteriorating and the call for an evacuation of the building was called. Defensive operations then began to fight the fire from the exterior. As a bulk of the fire was knocked the fire continued to rekindle and build back up. The building had been severely damaged by fire and became a collapse hazard while it still continued to rekindle spot fires. The decision was made to call in an excavator to knock the building down. After this was done the remains were soaked in a mixture of water and foam to prevent rekindling. 49 units were made available around 2:40 am. We would like to thank the local fire companies and standby companies that assisted in this operation.

Swedesburg Units on Scene: Car 49
Squirt 49
Pipeline 49
Rescue 49
Traffic 49

Other Units on Scene: Upper Merion Fire & EMS (Station 56 & 356)
Swedeland Fire Company (Station 48)
King of Prussia Fire Company (Station 47)
Goodwill Fire Company (Station 32)
Bridgeport Fire Company (Station 31)
Norristown Fire Company (Station 27)
Radnor Fire Company (Delco Station 15)
Jefferson Fire Company (Station 46)
Norriton Fire Company (Station 61)
Plymouth Fire Company (Station 43)
Gladwyne Fire Company (Station 24)
Conshohocken Fire Company #2 (Station 35)
George Clay Fire Company (Station 39)
Spring Mill Fire Company (Station 45)
Upper Merion Police (56 PD)

28 entries in the Call History

28 entries in the Call History

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