25 Gameland Drive, Walker TWP, House Fire

3/7/2018, 2117 Hours: Walker Township Fire, New Ringgold Fire,  Tamaqua Fire for the ladder, American Hose, Schuylkill Township station 3, West Penn for tanker, 68 for RIT and Tamaqua Rescue, dispatched to 25 Gameland Drive for a house fire.

West Penn responding quickly with C32-01 enroute. Update from county, house is across from the address , reported to be well involved. C32-01 reporting able to see fire from Valley Road. AHCO went responding with a crew in E776 and also manned L770, 32-10 onscene, reporting working fire. West Penn on scene followed by Tuscarora 21-17. Heavy fire from side A , C and D, on division 1. Pond pulled and set up for draft on side A, deck gun in service with line pulled. Tanker task force requested, pulling in tankers from Hometown, Landingville, Mt Carbon and Schuylkill Haven. L770 on scene followed by E776 and New Ringgold. Second pond set up with E776 to draft, feeding both L770 and E27-17. 68 RIT on scene.

L770 put into service, as well as hand lines. Fill site established at Leiby’s restaurant. Multiple crews with exterior operations due to failing structure and collapse. Most of fire contained or darkened by 2230 with overhaul in process. Some tankers and RIT released about 2300 with L770, E776, additional tankers and engines being released shortly after.


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