At 13:04 hours, companies 3 (Elkins park), 5 (ogontz),2(LaMott),ladder 201( McKinnley), and ladder 4 (Cheltenham) were called to 1202 Stratford ave in Elkins Park PA for a building fire. Chief 3 reported on scene with smoke from the roof, and ordered the 2nd incomming engine to lay in from the hydrant. Due to the heat, EMS (Cheltenham 358) was contacted and ordered in to stage on West ave off of Stratford Ave. The fire which started in the roof area was extinguished, and the fire was brought under control within 1 hour, but due to the severity of the fire, there was a major overhaul to be done. All in all the fire was controlled and several fire fighters were treated for heat related injuries. There status at time of this article is unknown. Way to go Cheltenham's finest.Companies including cover ups include the following:
Station 3 (Elkins Park), Station 5(Ogontz), Station 2(LaMott), Station 4(Cheltenham), Station 200(McKinnley), Station 1(Glenside),Station 358 (Cheltenham Ems),Station 353(Abington Second alarmers), Cover ups: Station 500,100, 300, 850, 860.

[This message has been edited by TACFIREMAN03 (edited June 28, 2000).]

[This message has been edited by TACFIREMAN03 (edited June 28, 2000).]