Wednesday, January 30, 2013
At approximately 1106 hours E2721 was dispatched to the Garfield Park section of Willingboro as part of the structure dispatch for a reported dwelling fire. EMS16 arrived and reported heavy smoke showing, E1611 (Gardner) arrived to confirm a single family dwelling with heavy smoke showing and a working fire in the bedroom area. Their crew stretched the attack line and assumed command until the arrival of Chief 1600. E2721 arrived second due and performed the primary search and then opened up to check for further extension. The two engine crews made quick work of the fire. The crews were on location for approximately two hours assisting with overhaul and the fire investigation. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Other units on location were Squrt 3014, BLS169, FP1618, and FM15.