Incident Detail: 2012 Call No. 056

Call No.  56
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 Structure Fire 
 119 Main Street 

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September 3, 2012

Companies 22, 23, 21, 24, 27, 6, and Schuylkill 66 dispatched class one to 119 Main Street in Lykens at the Bingaman's Exon Station for a structure fire. Engine 22 responded with 6, Truck 22 with 5, and Chief 22 POV. Engine 22 laid a 5 inch supply line from the hydrant at South Second and Edward, and on arrival at side A had a 2 story building 100 by 50 with a commercial garage on the first floor and two residential apartments on the second floor, with heavy smoke pushing out of the center apartment. Engine 23 arrived on the C side with their own water source, and two lines were advanced into the apartment. Truck 22 arrived on side B, set up, and went to the roof. Rescues 21 and 27 arrived on side B and staged in the Kevin's Place parking lot next door, along with Engine 24. Tower City Air Light 66-60 set up to fill air cylinders at the C/D corner. Crews found fire in the apartment around the couch and it had spread to the ceiling and floor. Crews had the fire extinguished in a few moments, and then continued with overhaul and salvage. After repacking the entire 1500 foot hose bed of Engine 22 with 5 inch the box was placed available.

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