Marple EMS (MICU 153) was dispatched to I-476 @ MM 12.6 for … [Read More...]
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3 days ago
MICU 153-A made the response.At 1249 hours, Radnor Fire Company (with mutual aid assistance from Berwyn Fire Company and Newtown Square Fire Company) were dispatched to a reported building fire at the Delmont Village Apartments on Morris Road in Radnor Township.
While units were en-route, numerous additional reports were received of smoke visible from a second floor apartment with residents actively evacuating. Radnor Township Police Department arrived on location and also reported smoke showing.
Upon arrival, Chief 15 confirmed visible smoke from the roof of an apartment building In the complex and established Delmont Village Command, requesting the first in engine lay from the hydrant at Morris and Old Sugartown. Chester County Engine 2-3 laid in from the hydrant and pulled in behind Quint 15.
Crews went into service with two 1¾” lines on the second floor encountering heavy smoke conditions. The fire was in a heater room with extension into the roof over the living quarters. Crews made fast work pulling ceiling and knocked down the bulk of the fire.
Further overhaul revealed burned rafters extending from the front to the back of the apartment building.
Manoa Fire Company was called to the scene from its cover assignment at Radnor to assist.
The fire was placed under control at 1315 hours.
One resident, two Radnor Police officers and five firefighters were transported to Bryn Mawr and Paoli Hospitals for treatment for smoke inhalation.
All fire companies cleared the scene by 1434 hours.
The scene was turned over to RPD and the Radnor Township Fire Marshal for further investigation.
Additional thanks to Narberth Ambulance and Marple Township Ambulance Corps for their EMS support.
Great work to all on scene!￼
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