Working Smoke Alarms Alert of a Fire in Rock Run
 
By Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman
July 15, 2017
 

At 1354 hours today the Westwood, Sadsburyville and Wagontown Fire Companies were dispatched for a house fire in the 900 block of Wagontown Road in the Rock Run section of Valley Township. Wagontown Deputy Chief Reber arrived first reporting smoke showing from the exterior of the 2 story duplex type structure.

Engine 35 arriving first due knocked down the flames in the kitchen area and checked for extension. Engine 44-5 arriving second due secured the utilities and set up positive pressure ventilation. Engine 31-1 arrived and stood by as the Rapid Intervention Team but was quickly broke down as the fire was under control in minutes.

Westwood Deputy Chief Scott held the Wagontown Road Command, Assistant Chief Grossman had operations and no injuries were reported.

This fire was called in by the neighbor because there were WORKING smoke detectors in the house to alert of a fire.

 
Units: Engine 44-5, Ambulance 44-1
 
Mutual Aid: Engine 35, Rescue 35, Engine 31-1
 
Smoke showing upon arrival of firefighters on Wagontown Road in Valley Township.
Smoke showing upon arrival of firefighters on Wagontown Road in Valley Township.