Quick work saves Doylestown Township home

Bill Price advances the line into the dwelling.
Denny Loux, Jr. does outside vent work.

Doylestown Fire Company was dispatched to 116 Conestoga Drive, in Doylestown Township at 1351 hours on August 29, 2012.
While en route, Bucks County Fire Radio reported that police were on scene reporting a working fire in the modular home community and all occupants out. Deputy 34, Bill Fluck, was first on scene and reported heavy smoke coming from the 1 story dwelling. Engine 19-1 arrived and stretched a 2″ hand line and made entry through the front door. Firefighters Bill Price, Chris Morris and Rick Schea advanced the line on the kitchen fire and made a quick knockdown. Ladder 79 arrived, along with firefighters from Chalfont and Warrington, and assisted with overhaul and ventilation. Central Bucks Ambulance was on scene for medical and rehab support. Battalion 79, Bret Morris, placed the fire under control at 1413 hours. There were no injuries and the Doylestown Township and Bucks County Fire Marshals are investigating the cause.


Heavy smoke on arrival from the B/C corner.