10718 Frankstown Rd – Commercial Structure Fire

On Wednesday morning, Stations 225, 227, 222, 223 were alerted for a commercial structure fire in the Ritzland Shopping Plaza.  PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire.  227TK arrived on scene with smoke and flames visible.  225AST requested St 285 & 196 added to the call.  225TK arrived on scene and position for roof operations.  227TK crew advanced attack lines into the building.  227EN secured a water supply to 227TK.  Crews from 223EN assisted with fire attack.  Crews from 222 and 285 check the neighboring businesses for extension.  Crews found smoke conditions in numerous businesses.  The fire was brought under control within 30mins.  196RQ was reassigned to stand by at Station 227.  No injuries were reported, PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command:  225 Assistant

Units:  225TK, 227TK, 227EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222SS, 285EN, 196RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS, ACFM