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Working Structure Fire


On December 18th Company 5 was dispatched to the 6200 block of Curwensville Tyrone Hwy in the Kellytown section of Knox Twp for a reported structure fire. Initial reports indicated a shed on fire, however first arriving apparatus on scene confirmed a working fire. Engine 5 responded and arrived third scene, deploying a hand line. Crews attempted an interior attack however conditions worsened by rapid fire spread, and crew went into defense operations. Members assisted with fire extinguishment and mop up. A total of two patients were treated with smoke inhalation. Company 5 operated on scene for approximately 3 hours.