|Assist to Cochranville Fire Company on House Fire in Highland Township|
|December 28, 2021|
KVFD was dispatched for Ladder 8 on the chimney fire at 2232 hours assisting Station # 27. While en route the incident was upgraded to a dwelling response as the reports indicated the fire spread from the chimney to the structure.
Deputy 27 arrived and assumed the Gum Tree Command with Engine 27-2 dropping its supply line down the long driveway. Engine 27-2 quickly went into service with a 1 3/4 hand line which was followed up with a second line pulled to the interior.
Chief 8 arrived and was assigned operations by Deputy 27 who was the incident commander.
Ladder 8 was given the first due truck assignment, Engine 8 arrived and its crew assisted with interior operations. Crews split and went to the roof and also interior.
Rescue 8 established a fill site for the tankers in case it was needed and Tanker 8 assisted on-scene as needed.
Crews worked proficiently on-scene and damage was mitigated to prevent extension. Crews remained on-scene assisting Station # 27 with savage and overhaul.
Crews cleared shortly after midnight returning to Station for clean-up.
|Units:||Chief 8, Ladder 8, Engine 8, Rescue 8, Tanker 8, Squad 8, Ambulance 8-1,|
|Mutual Aid:||Cochranville Station # 27|