2nd Alarm Apartment Fire
February 3, 2021

Today around noon, Company 59 and mutual aide were dispatched for fire in a wall of an apartment building on North Spring Street. As initial units were responding the maintenance workers or the complex were advising of a fire in the ceiling. Engine 54, Truck 88, and Chief 59-1 arrived with smoke showing. The 1st alarm was struck bringing Engine 91 & 91-2, Air 91-2 and Rescue 91. A 2nd alarm was quickly struck and Engines 91-3 & 91-5 were dispatched to replaced failed units. Crews from Engine 91-2, Engine 91 and Rescue 91 operated on Division 2 opening up and deploying handlines for fire attack. Swatara Fire-Rescue had 19 personnel on scene for over 3 hours.