On Saturday shortly before 10:00am, Stations 225, 227, 222, 223 were alerted for smoke coming from a house in the 400-blk of Beulah Rd. PHPD arrived on scene with smoke showing. 225TK arrived on scene and got reports of possible entrapment. 222EN secured a water supply to 225TK. Crews from 227 & 222 conducted a primary search and found two (2) victims inside the house. They were quickly removed from the house to awaiting PHEMS. Despite the best efforts of all responses on scene, the two (2) victims succumbed to their injuries on scene. Crews from 223 and 285 were able to extinguish the remaining fire. The fire was brought under control within 45mins. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. The thoughts and prayers of the entire PHVFD are with the victims families and friends.
Command: 225 Captain
Operations: 223 Chief
Units: 225TK, 225EN, 227EN, 227RQ, 227SS, 222EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, PHPD, PHEMS, PHFM
Stand-by Companies: St.221, St.224, 196RQ