Fire at water treatment plant- smoke seen for miles

Lt. 79 Nate Coia works on setting up the main on Ladder 79

The fire company was dispatched to the ChalBrit water treatment plant on Lower State Road in Doylestown Township on May 24, 2017. Engines 19, 79, Ladder 79, Rescue 19 and fire police responded. Chief 19 Sam Cramer, Jr. was in charge of operations at his former place of employment for over 20 years. There were no injuries, but alot of fire gear needed to be washed afterwards.

Jess Meisinger heads to the fire after helping set up the ladder for service.
The fire was seated in the roof of the processing building.
Chief 19 Sam Cramer, Jr. ran operations, here with Chalfont Battalion chief Nick Marino.
Dan Kline and Jess Meisinger on a line on side A.
Chief 19 Sam Cramer, Jr. and Deputy 19 Ed Truman.
Firefighter Pete Mills on the pump panel of Ladder 79.

 

Midway calls for mutual aid for Peddlers Village building fire

On Tuesday December 20, 2016, Rescue 19 and Engine 19-1 were dispatched on Box 5-52, The Nut Kettle at Peddlers Village on Rt 202 in Lahaska. On arrival, Assistant Chief 5, Tom Benscoter, arrived on location and reported heavy fire showing. Rescue 19 was dispatched as the RIT team, and Engine 19-1 to the scene for manpower.  Members assisted with overhaul and ventilation. There were no injuries.

Midway firefighters make entry to the building.

Tommy Kirk cuts the exterior wall to check for extension.
Lori Westover uses a chainsaw to ventilate the exterior wall and check for extension.
Battalion 19, Jim Shepard, opens windows for ventilation.

RIT team assignment, 113 Dolly Lane, Chalfont

Mutual aid on dwelling fire in Chalfont

The fire company was dispatched to a dwelling fire with Chalfont Fire Company on Saturday, July 19 at 10:50 PM. Rescue and Engine 19 responded with Deputy and Battalion 19 to 70 Unami Trail in Chalfont. The fire was in the basement of an end of row townhome. Members assisted in search and ventilation.

Dan Hinkle ventilates a second floor window.
Dan Hinkle ventilates a second floor window.
Grant Castor opens a window on side A.
Grant Castor opens a window on side A.
Todd Kulp's feet as he enters the window.
Todd Kulp’s feet as he enters the window.
After a search of the second floor.
After a search of the second floor.