On Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1651 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District and Pitman Fire Company No. 1 were dispatched to 34 Crescent Hollow Drive for a reported dwelling fire. Captain 2202 arrived on scene and reported a heavy smoke condition inside of the residence, with an active fire in the kitchen.
Squad Company 2211 responded immediately with 5 personnel and due to a quick response were able to quickly gain access to the kitchen and knock down the active fire prior to further extension. Once the fire was knocked down, crews utilized mechanical ventilation and performed a systematic search with thermal imaging to confirm no further extension. Due to a quick response the residence remained inhabited and the damage was extremely limited. The fire remains under investigation by LT 2204 of the Mantua Township Fire Marshal’s Office.
Units on Location: Captain 2202, Squad Company 2211, Engine Company 2213 and Quint 2816 as well as BLS 22