Working Fire Dispatch for a Dwelling in the 51 Local
By Second Class Firefighter Dave Smiley Jr.
November 5, 2017

At 7:09PM, on Sunday, November 5, the WCFD, along with Goshen Fire Company, Good Fellowship Ambulance, and Chester County Paramedics, were alerted to the 100 block of West Barnard Street for the working fire in a mult-residential rowhome. Engine 51-1 had initially responded for the fire alarm activation and arrived to find fire showing from the rear of the first floor. Engine 52-1 arrived as the third due Engine Company, followed by Engine 52-2 as the fourth. The crew of Engine 52-1 acted as the second due Engine, while Engine 53 completed searches. Air 52 and Squad 52 also made the response to assist with manpower. A quick knock was made on the fire, with minimal extension found. All units were clear in about 90 minutes. Photos courtesy of Engine Company 51 and Engine Company 52.