On Sunday evening, Stations 227, 222, 223, 225, 196 were alerted for a residential structure fire with entrapment in the 11000-blk of Azalea Dr. 227CHF arrived on scene with smoke and flames showing from the “B” side of the house. 227CHF and a PHPD ofc were able to drag the wheel chair bound patient out of the house. While doing that crews encountered heavy hording conditions inside the house. 227TK arrived on scene and crews deployed two (2) attack lines. Crews from all companies had to endure the extreme hording conditions while extinguishing the fire. Crews operated on scene for about 2 hours. One fire fighter was evaluated for a leg injury. PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 227 CHIEF (Jeffcoat)
Units: 227CV, 227TK, 227EN, 222EN, 222RQ, 223EN1, 223EN2, 225TK, 196RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
Stand-by Companies: St.224, 221, 226