2nd Alarm in Jackson Followed Up By Box Alarm 12-74
At 0123 hours, Engine 53-2, was alerted for Box Alarm 11-05 on Rockville Road, Jackson Township, assisting Station 11 (Nashville) with a structure fire. Chief 140 arrived reporting a fully involved garage fire and approximately 2 acres of woods on fire and struck the 2nd Alarm. Engine 53-2 dropped the porta-pond and shuttled water while the crews assisted with suppression. Brush 53 and ATV 53, pulled by Car 53, eventually responded on the incident for a total of 10 firefighters. Crews from 53 operated for over 2 hours before returning to quarters. Harrison Jones’ Photo Gallery of the incident. This was the second working fire response for Station 53 in less than 24 hours.
Upon returning to the firehouse and starting cleanup, at 0428 hours Engine 53-2 was alerted to assist Station 12 (North Codorus) with an investigation in a structure in the 12-74 Box. Engine 53-2 responded immediately and arrived first, reporting normal conditions from the exterior. Crews investigated and found a faulty water heater. Engine 53-2 returned to the firehouse shortly after.
Photos credit Harrison Jones