0545: Tamaqua fire for Ladder 770 and Citizens for an engine, 614 old route 209 in Schuylkill Township, reported house fire.
AHCO crewed L770 and responded, along with E782 from Citizens. C771 on scene, reporting 2 story structure with heavy smoke showing, county upgraded to working structure fire. E782 was first in and pulled hand lines. L770 took position at A/D corner of the structure and put stick on the roof. E27-17 on scene and laid in from hydrant. C27 on scene and assumed command, request for RIT from Pottsville and additional manpower from New Philly and Coaldale, and additional dispatch for tanker from Walker Twp. Request for EMS to the scene for injured firefighter, Tamaqua EMS on another call, Ryan EMS responding. Crews performing CPR on a canine removed from the structure.
Crews made quick hit and contained fire to one room. Units remained on scene for 1 1/2 hours for overhaul. PICS may be located at Tamaquaarea.Com.