At 6:30 PM, Tower 45 (Ass’t Chief Wesson) was dispatched to assist Station 38 (Thorndale Fire Co.), as well as the other first alarm companies, as the first due truck company with a house fire in the first block of Paul Nelms Dr. in Caln Twp. during rush hour.
The crew of Tower 45 was split into two teams with one team in the bucket for master stream operations and the second team assisted with overhaul operations. A second alarm was dispatched for additional manpower due to the extensive overhaul required.
Just after 7:00 PM while Tower 45 was operating at the house fire on Paul Nelms Dr., Engine 45 (Lt. Hamilton) was dispatched as the second due engine to a building fire at the GIANT grocery store in Caln Twp.
The crew from Engine 45 assisted Engine 35 (Wagontown Fire Co.) and Rescue 36 (PO-MAR-LIN Fire Co.) with ventilation for a small fire in the deli department.
Photos are courtesy of IrishEyez Emergency Services Photography.