Shed Fire Assisting Station 22
By Firefighter Brandon Cole
December 7, 2019

While Santa was out traveling around the Avondale local on Saturday, December 7th, West Grove, Avondale, Oxford and Cochranville Fire Companies were dispatched to box 2221 for a reported barn fire in the 200 block of Mount Hope Road. Chief, Rescue (B. Cole), and Engine 23-1 (Carroll) responded within one minute of dispatch. Chief 22 arrived to find a shed well involved with fire through the roof. Engine 22-2 arrived as the first due engine getting two 1 ¾" handlines stretched and began to knock the fire. Rescue 23 arrived as the second due special service, Engine 23-1 arrived as the second due engine and was tasked with pulling the shed apart and hitting hot spots. Chief 23 also responded to this incident and was tasked with the charlie side operations.
Crews cleared the incident at 1720 hours.

Units: Rescue, Engine 1, Chief, Squad, Ambulance
Mutual Aid: Station 21, 22, 27, FM 101