On July 6, 2019, Battalions Three and Two were dispatched to a Grant Avenue residence for a reported dwelling fire. Reports were that the homeowner throught his house was struck by lightning and now smells smoke. Ladder 936 and Engine 933 arrived and started the investigation. Squad 921 responded and were originally ordered to prepare a water supply and then were ordered to the C division, Engine 934 took the water supply orders. Crews investigated finding no evidence of a lightning strike on the residence, however a television issue was located inside the residence. Crews informed the homeowner of the findings and the crews went available. While on location a Fire Alarm Activation was received for a business on Deptford Center Road. Engine 923 and Utility 937, which were in level one staging, were detailed to that assignment.
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