Wednesday, February 15, 2012 22:03 -
Shortly after 10pm, Chalfont firefighters were dispatched on Local Box 34-25 for an alarm system at an industrial site on the 70 block of Bristol Road. Shortly after dispatch, the assignment was upgraded to a working fire. Deputy 19 (Wood) arrived on location and reported heavy fire from the roof. Chief 34 (McGuire) and Deputy 34 (Fluck) arrived on location and a second alarm was added. Engine 34-1 (B.C. Shea) hooked up to the hydrant at Bristol Road and laid into the scene. Ladder 79, Engine 34, and Ladder 74 arrived on location and their crews went to work with hand lines and setting up master streams from the ladder. Engine 78-1 laid a supply line from the scene down the drive towards the hydrant. Engine 19 picked up the supply line and after laying in from the hydrant at Bristol Rd and Janton Way. Rescue 34 was assigned to the hydrant at Janton Way. Tower 66 also setup master stream operations. After extensive work the fire was placed under control and crews left the scene at approximately 2:30am.
In addition to Warrington, Doylestown, and Warwick, assistance was provided by the Colmar, Dublin, Plumsteadville, and Hartsville Fire Companies. Chal-Brit EMS also responded to the scene with a medic unit and the MCI Truck. North Penn Goodwill provided canteen services to approximately 85 firefighters.