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Small Fire in Converted Barn

November 25

Shortly after 10AM, units were dispatched to a possible attic fire in the 1500 block of N. Limekiln Pike. The Fire Marshal arrived on scene with smoke from an unknown source in the attic of a barn converted into a retail establishment. A line was stretched from Squad 88-1, while Engine 88-1 prepared to layout and crews from 88 and Ladder 400 investigated and located a small fire in the void between ... (Full Story & Photos)

Small Garage Fire

November 24

Around 12:00 pm FWFC units along with Ladder 15 & Squad 10 were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire at the intersection of Jarretown Road and Heard Drive. Upper Dublin police arrived and had smoke showing from the garage. Squad 10 & Ladder 15 arrived first followed by Squad 88. Squad 10 & Ladder 15 stretched (1) 1.75" hose line and opened up the interior and exterior walls of the garage. Squad ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit - Brian Sullivan
Photo Credit - Brian Sullivan

Tuesday Evening Kitchen Fire

November 17

Shortly after 5PM, units were dispatched for a possible kitchen fire in the 1400 block of North Limekiln Pike. PD arrived on scene with a confirmed fire in the kitchen and smoke showing. Engine 88 arrived and proceeded down the long driveway to the home, which sat well off the roadway. A pre-connect was deployed and stretched to the interior while Engine 88-1 laid out to the closest hydrant. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fort and Harmonville Train On Large Vehicle Rescue

November 09

At least once a year, Fort Washington and Harmonville get together for a vehicle rescue drill, as both companies run a busy stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. On Monday night, we met at Janeway Towing and worked on two scenarios. Scenario 1 was a school bus on top of a car. Our Paratech Interstate Struts and winch on Rescue 88 were used to stabilize the bus and members then worked on the car. The ... (Full Story & Photos)

LDH Strike Team/ Foam Task Force Joint Drill

November 08

On Sunday, Engine 88 participated in a joint drill between the Eastern Montgomery County Large Diameter Hose (LDH) Strike Team and the Montgomery County Foam Task Force. The drill took place at Heritage Field (formerly known as Pottstown-Limerick Airport). The objective of the drill was to deliver 1,000 gallons per minute (GPM) over a long distance to support a foam operation. The drill was a success. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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