West Mead Fights Chimney Fire

At 9:52 PM West Mead #1 was dispatched with West Mead #2 and Hayfield to assist Vernon Township and Vernon Central with a chimney fire on Cussewago Road. Vernon Central’s 23-10 arrived on scene and reported the fire appeared to be contained to the chimney. Engine 28-12 responded with a crew of six for the RIT assignment. Vernon Central’s quint 23-9 had extended its ladder to the chimney, and crews were already operating inside the house. 12’s crew staged on the roadway and conducted a scene walkaround. With the fire soon under control with no extension, Department 28 was released with 29 and returned to service by 10:46 PM.

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