3 Alarms in Yeadon

Thursday, February 16, 2017   Around 11:30 hrs, companies 16,19,24,04 and Rit 03 were dispatched to the 800 block of Serrill Avenue for a house fire. Engine 24(Captain Carr) responded with 3 FF's. Engine 16 arrived and reported a 2 story twin with fire showing. Engine 24 assumed 2nd due responsibilities securing a water supply and taking the rear. The crew Stretched the 400' up the rear alley and into the Delta exposure. Crews encountered fire in the walls on both floors. Once all the fire was knocked in the Delta e... [ more ]

     



 

House fire in the Borough

Saturday, January 7, 2017   Around 16:30 hrs, companies were dispatched to the 100 block of Lewis Avenue for a house fire. Engine 24(Captain Carr) made the response with 3 FF's and reported a 2-1/2 story twin with heavy smoke showing. The crew placed a 200' 1-3/4" handline in-service and encountered fire at the top of the steps. Truck 19 assisted with searches and ventilation while Engine 16 stretched a back-up line to the 3rd floor. Crews made quick work of the fire and extension was minimal. Searches were negati... [ more ]

     



 

Garage Fire in the Borough

Monday, July 25, 2016  At 5:10 in the morning, Companies 24,16,19,22, and RIT 20 were dispatched to the 200 Block of Lewis Avenue for a Garage Fire. Engine 24 made the response with 4 FF's and reported a 1 story garage with smoke showing. Engine 24 stretched a 200' 1"3/4 while a supply line was being established. Crews made quick work of the fire and was placed under control within 30 minutes. Ladder 36 also responded for additional manpower. The fire was believed to be caused from a lightning strike from a violent... [ more ]

     



 

Working Fire in Lansdowne

Saturday, July 23, 2016  Around 7pm, Engine 24 made the response with a crew of 4 FF's to Lansdowne Borough for a working fire. Engine 19 had a 2 story twin with fire on the second floor. Engine 24 laid a second supply line and assisted with extinguishing fire and overhaul. Quick work was made of the fire and companies were in service for about an hour. No injuries were reported. 


   


 

Small Fire In the Borough

Friday, July 15, 2016  Just Before 11pm, Companies 24,16,19,22 and RIT 20 were dispatched to the 100 Block of Beverly Avenue for a house. Engine 16 arrived first with Engine 24 right behind them and reported a fire on the side of the house. Due to the fire being on the electrical meter, crews knocked down the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher. Crews checked for extension, which proved to be minimal. Companies operated for about an hour before going available. No injuries were reported.  


   


 

House Fire in the Borough

Tuesday, July 12, 2016  Around 01:33 hours, Companies 24,16,19,22,36 and RIT 20, were dispatched to the 800 block of Pembroke Avenue for a house fire. While responding to the station 24-12(M.Carr) advised Communications of a Working Fire on the Unit Block of Lewis Ave. Engine 24 responded within minutes with 4 FF's. Engine 24 laid a 3" supply line and went on location with a 3 story single with fire showing on all 3 floors in the rear. The crew advanced a 1-3/4 handline to the rear and knocked the bulk of the fire d... [ more ]

     



 

Appartment Fire in Lansdowne

Thursday, June 2, 2016   Around 3PM Companies 19,24,03 and 20 were dispatched to 100 W Baltimore for an Automatic Fire Alarm. Moments after dispatch, Lansdowne PD went on location with heavy smoke showing. Pipeline 24 made the response with 4 FF's and arrived as the first due Engine right behind Truck 19. Pipeline 24 hand jacked a supply line across the street and ran the 250' to the fire floor where they were met with zero visibility and high heat. Crews found fire in the kitchen area extending ... [ more ]

     



 

Working Fire in the Borough

Wednesday, May 25, 2016  Around 10:30 at night, East Lansdowne Police were patrolling the 100 block of Beverly Ave, when the noticed heavy smoke coming from a house. The Building assignment was quickly dispatched moments later and upgraded to a working fire. Engine 24 and Squad 16 arrived at the same time and simultaneously went into service with 2 handlines. While crews were inside, they had a hard time locating the fire. At the same time fire self vented out of the roof as well as extending into the 3rd floor. addi... [ more ]

     



 

Working Fire in the Borough

Sunday, May 15, 2016  Shortly after 5pm, Companies were dispatched to the 200 block of Lexington Ave. for smoke coming from the house. Engine 24 went on location within 2 minutes and reported a 3 story single with smoke showing from the first floor. The crew stretched the 200' to the first floor where they made quick work of the fire containing most of the living room. Mutual Aid assisted with water supply searches and ventilation. The fire was placed under control 30 minutes later. Companies operating were 24,19,... [ more ]

     



 

House Fire in Lansdowne

Sunday, April 17, 2016  Just before 10am, Companies were dispatched to the unit block of Bartram Ave. for a house fire. Ambulance 19 went on location with a 3 story single with smoke showing from the eaves. Pipeline 19 laid a supply line and went in service. Engine 24 secured 19's supply line and assisted with locating the fire. Fire was found in the ceiling of the second floor bedroom and was quickly knocked down. Companies operated for approximately 1 hour. Companies on scene were 19,24,16,R42 and R.I.T. 56. ... [ more ]

   


 
 
 

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