Friday, February 13, 2015 Battalion Two along with Battation Four were dispatched to 738 Iszard Road in the Lake Tract Section of Deptford for a Dwelling Fire. The communication center was reporting multiple calls. Fire Marshal Robert Burkhardt arrived to find a 1 1/2 story single family dwelling with heavy fire on Division C. Orders were given for Engine 942 to lead off with a 1 3/4 hand line through the front door as the crew from 926 was ordered to stretch a 2 1/2 line to Division C to knock the bulk of the down. Engine 934 laid a 5″ supply line to Engine 942. Engine 912 brought a water supply from Highland Avenue and stretched hand lines to Division C. Battalion 9201 (BC Thomas) arrived and command was handed off and FM Burkhardt was detailed to the operations sector. Engine 921 arrived and its crew detailed to Division C for suppression. Other arriving crews were detailed to divisions within the dwelling for suppression. Members of these crews rescued 3 dogs and 1 cat from the dwelling. The fire placed under control at the 45 minute mark and crews remained on location with hitting hots spots and assisting the fire marshal with the investigation.
Additional photos courtesy of Ryan Sheff