1748: Tamaqua Fire dispatched for L770, along with Citizens and East End for response to Schuylkill Township for reported house fire.
E782 responding, AHCO crewed L770 and responded along with E778, update from county, village of Mary-D, receiving multiple calls. Shortly after, confirmed working fire. L770 took position near A/B corner, E782 took position just east of scene feeding Schuylkill Township units, E778 laying in from hydrant to feed E782. Relay set up between hydrant, E778, T25-30, to E782.
Crews remained on scene for over 3 hours assisting Schuylkill Township. Additional information on the fire can be located at Tamaquaarea.com. There also is a link for information on helping out the fire victims HERE. Assistance from Tamaqua Burger King, Hometown McDonalds and Tamaqua Turkey Hill providing hot food and beverages for the fire fighters. Multiple community members also assisted with providing hot and cold drinks as well as ice melt as wet roadways started to freeze over.