By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Dunmore firefighters respond to residential fire in the early morning hours Wednesday

Dunmore firefighters respond to residential fire in the early morning hours Wednesday

Dunmore, PA

October 09, 2019, at approximately 3:35am hours the Dunmore Fire Department along with Pennsylvania EMS and Dunmore Police were dispatched to the 300 block of South Blakely Street for a residential structure fire. Ladder 6 arrived at scene with smoke and fire showing from the home with an exposure problem. Firefighters established a water supply while crews made an interior attack.

Heavy fire conditions forced our firefighters to pull back into a defensive mode. Additional units for manpower from off duty members and Scranton Fire, Throop Engine, and Olyphant Rescue to stand by.

Crews operated on scene for several hours before returning to service.

 

Photo courtesy of Officer Garzella Dunmore Police and Dunmore Fire Department IAFF Local 860

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Don Shaw

Don Shaw journalist covering local news for The Pennsylvania Chronicle (717) 461-2107 don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com