2nd Alarm Building Fire Assist
By Thorndale Fire Company
May 16, 2022

On Monday May 16th, Engine 38 was dispatched as part of the first alarm assignment to assist Downingtown Fire Department with a building fire at the Woodmont North Apartments. Chief 45 arrived to find a three-story apartment building with fire showing from the third floor. With that report the working fire dispatch was initiated and moments after a second alarm was struck due to the amount of fire in the large building.

Engine 38 arrived on location and laid 600’ of 5 inch from a secondary hydrant and Winding Way and Gunning Lane. Engine 38’s crew stretched a 300’ attack line to the fire room and assisted the crew from Engine 46-1 with fire suppression. Crews from Engine 46-1, Engine 38 and Engine 47-2 were able to make a quick stop on the fire.

Luckily, there were no injuries as a result of the fire. Station 38 was released from the scene a few hours later. Photos courtesy of IrishEyez Photography and Richard Clark.

Units: Chief 38, Deputy 38, Traffic 38, Engine 38
Hyperlinks: Building Fire Video