On Saturday at 0059 hours, the Hose Company was alerted for two Engines as part of the 211 Fire Box, for the reported apartment fire at 6 N Post Road. Deputy Chief 5, Engine 512 (w/4) & Engine 514 (w/5) marked up shortly after alert, with Tower 5 (w/4) also being requested to fill out the box assignment. Engine 214 was first on scene at 0104 hours with fire showing from the bravo side of the 2.5 story apartment building, requested the working fire dispatch & two additional engines (Engine 513 with 8 & Engine 515 with 6). Upon arriving on scene, Hose Company crews handled the following tasks:
Engine 514 - Ladders, search & check floor above for extension
Engine 512 - RIT
Tower 5 - Positive Pressure Ventilation
Engine 513 - Reported to manpower pool, placed in service shortly after arrival
Engine 515 - Placed in service upon arrival & transferred to Co 2 House 1
During this time, Quint 5 & Rescue 5 remained staffed in their respective stations & Engine 113 from the Level Volunteer Fire Company transferred to Company 5 House 1.
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