Engine 9-2 First due on Fire with Entrapment
Just after 3am the Box Assignment with Entrapment was struck out for 217 Lincoln Ave, Collingdale. The ticket brought up Companies 06, 42, RIT-44, 09, 04, 75, and EMS units. Fireboard immediatly advised they were recieving numerous calls on the fire and reports of people trapped. Engine 9-2 marked up with 6 seconds after dispatch and after just a 1.5mins arrived at the hydrant and began dropping a 3" suppy line into the fireground. Chief 42-9 arrived just prior to Engine 9-2 and reported a working fire on the 1st floor side A of a 3 Story Twin. Engine 9-2 arrived on location and placed two 1 3/4 lines in service for extinguishment and began opening up the porch, while additional crews from Engine 9-2 performed a primary search of the dwelling. Numerous Police Officers assisted in the removal of the victims and confirming no occupants were still inside the dwelling. Engine 9-1 finished the hydrant hookup to supply Engine 9-2 if needed. Crews also setup PPV in the exposure twin and finished opening up the porch with the assistance from the crews of Quint-6. Company 9 remained on location assisting companies for approx. 1hour before returning to service.