212 Penn St, House Fire

04/06 1525: Tamaqua Fire Department, Rescue, EMS, dispatched to 212 Penn St for reported house fire. Upate from county, basement fire, occupants out of house. Acetylene and oxygen tanks on fire in the basement. C771 on location and in command, moved to working fire.

E776 and Citizens E782 responding. E775 responded with 4 followed by L770. E776 on scene with E782. Line pulled from E776, fire from tanks along with nearby contents on fire. E782 hit hydrant on corner. Fire quickly knocked down. Crews checking for extension and started to ventilate. Most units released in 15-20 minutes with E776 and E782 remaining on scene. All units were released by 1620.

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