On Tuesday, January 19, 2021 just after 4 pm Tasforce 10 was dispatched to Washington Way Apartments for a reported apartment Fire. Deputy 2202 and Rescue 2218 responded immediately with a combined crew of five. Rescue 2218 arrived behind Engine 1011 and secured a water supply, while 1011 deployed an 1 3/4″ hand line to attack the fire. Rescue 2218’s crew conducted primary searches and assisted with extinguishing the active fire.
Due to the Quick Response and aggressive automatic aide assignment, the fire was contained to the second floor bedroom, salvaging numerous other apartments. The fire was quickly brought under control and is under investigation by the Washington Township Fire Marshals Office.