On Sunday March 29th around 11:15pm, Ladder 18 and Engine 18-1 were alerted for a structure fire in Spring Township, assisting Spring Township Fire Rescue Services. When responding, units were advised of fire in a basement of a residential structure. Engine 18-1 was able respond immediately after dispatch with 5 crew members due to temporary COVID staffing adjustments implemented by the department.
Engine 18-1 arrived on scene with showing from a 1.5 story residential building and advised of a working fire. Engine 18-1’s crew stretched an attack line to the basement and extinguished the fire. Crew members from Ladder 18 assisted with ventilation on the roof. Both 18 units operated on scene for approximately 1.5 hours before returning.