Thread: Reading,Pa 2-2 alarm
07-19-1999, 10:44 PM #1RdgFireFirehouse.com Guest
Reading,Pa 2-2 alarm
071999: At 1938 hours Box 135, 3rd & Franklin streets was transmitted for a building fire at 306 Franklin street. Responding on the box were Engines 3,5, & 1, Ladder 1, Snorkel 1, Rescue 1 and C-6. Companies arrived 2 minutes later and reported a 3 story M.O.R. apartment building with heavy fire showing from all floors in the rear. A 2nd alarm was struck at 1941 bringing Engines 13 & 14, Ladder 3 and chiefs 1, 2, & 7 to the scene. Numerous 1&3/4-inch handlines brought the fire under control by 2043. The fire also damaged similar buildings on the exposure 2 & 4 sides. Police and the FM are investigating the cause of the fire and no injuries have been reported.
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