At 12:19 am on Sunday, November 8th, Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a reported dwelling fire on the 5500 block of Old Easton Road. Chief 24 arrived on the scene and reported a fully involved 2 bay garage with an attached office space. Due to limited water supply in the area tankers from mutual aid companies were dispatched as a tanker task force. Fire crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire. The fire was put under control at 1:42 am. Two firefighters were evaluated on the scene, for smoke inhalation. One firefighter was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation and released shortly thereafter. A second firefighter was evaluated on the scene for smoke inhalation and cleared on the scene by the medics.
Mutual aid Fire Companies and Medics that assisted were Point Pleasant Vol. Fire Co., Dublin Volunteer Fire Company, Doylestown Fire Company No. 1, Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company, Chalfont Fire Company, Warwick Township Fire Company No. 1, Midway Volunteer Fire Company, Delaware Valley Volunteer Fire Co., Silverdale Volunteer Fire Co., and Point Pleasant – Plumsteadville EMS.
Photo credit to Point Pleasant Vol. Fire Company.