Second Alarm Wayne County Fire Destroy’s Business & Apartments

It was just before 4am on 10/25/19, Wayne County units along with Engine & Tanker 29 where dispatched to 1410 Lake Ariel Highway for a reported structure fire, additional reports came in of possible entrapment in the upstairs apartments. Engine & Tanker 29 responded to the scene. Crews from Engine 29 arrived on scene to find a working fire on the second and third floors of the structure with Lake Ariel firefighters performing an aggressive interior attack with multiple handlines to attempt to control the fire. Engine 29 was assigned Rapid Intervention Team duties while Tanker 29 assisted in the water shuttle operations. Engine 29 personnel controlled utilities and kept a close observation on the structure for deteriorating conditions while multiple crews operated inside. Engine 29 was later reassigned to supply Dunmore Ladder 6 for ladder pipe operations. Crews operated on scene for over 3 hours, until the fire was extinguished.

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