On April 14, 2019 members of Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to Route 55 Northbound in the area of the 55.2 mile marker for a reported vehicle fire. Squad Company 2211 was en route to assist EMS with a medical emergency at the time of the call and diverted to the incident.
Squad Company 2211 arrived to find a BMW on the right shoulder of the roadway well involved in fire. Crews stretched an 1 3/4″ attack line to quickly knock down the active fire. There was a flammable liquid spill and crews deployed foam to safely bring the fire under control. Once the fire was under control, the scene was turned over to NJSP and the company was released.
Units on Location: Squad Company 2211 and Tender 2214.