Auto Fire in the First Due
By Third Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley
April 25, 2020

On Wednesday around midday Station 52 was dispatched to the intersection of Old Fern Hill Rd and Phoenixville Pike for the reported Van on fire. Engine 52-1 (FF L. Pierson), Assistant and Chief 52 responded shortly after dispatch. Assistant 52 arrived to find an Engine Compartment of a van well off. Engine 52-1 arrived shortly after placing the 1 3/4" Bumper line in service and quickly extinguished the fire. Tanker 52 (FF C. Simpkins) arrived and supplied Engine 52-1 with a water source if they needed it. Crews operated for a short time before returning available.

Units: Engine 52-1, Tanker 52, Assistant 52, Chief 52