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Ladder 9 on Two Alarm Townhouse Fire

posted Jul 13, 2012, 1:52 PM by Charles Mitchell
On May 29th at 12:36, Aetna, along with other companies, was dispatched to assist Mill Creek Fire Company (2-21) on a townhouse fire at 704 Sixth Street.  Ladder 9 made the response to assist.  Units arrived with fire already consuming the roof of the middle of the row townhouse.  Ladder 9 was placed behind 1st in Quint 21-7.  The crew began laddering the building and the aerial was placed in service.  During the fire, the building was evacuated and Ladder 9 placed their master stream in service.  Ladder 9 remained on scene for 3 hours assisting with numerous tasks on a very hot afternoon, before being released at 15:38.

Story by: Asst. Chief Daniels