13 Call Friday
By Lionville Fire Company
March 26, 2021

On Friday, March 26th, Lionville Volunteers were kept busy as strong dry winds moved into the area during the afternoon.

The day began at 12:43 PM when the company was dispatched to the 200 block of Woodland Drive for a small brush fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire.

1:46 PM - Route 100/Route 113 - Brush Fire, incorrect location given, no incident at that address.

2:11 PM - 600 block of Park Road, telephone pole/wires snapped off by falling tree. Notified PECO.

2:31 PM - 700 block of North Ship Road - Commercial Fire Alarm, false activation.

3:00 PM - 700 block of West Uwchlan Ave, Lionville along with East Whiteland EMS were dispatched for an elevator rescue. Crews arrived to find a subject stuck in an elevator in between the second and third floor due to a power outage. The elevator was lowered to the second floor landing by firefighters and the subject was extricated.

3:08 PM - W Uwchlan Ave/Northwood Drive, trees and wires down on an occupied tractor trailer. Driver self extricated. Assisted with fluid control, traffic control, notified PECO.

3:33 PM - 100 block of Whiteland Hills Circle, Engine 47-5 was dispatched to assist The West Whiteland Fire Company with a large brush fire. Due to high winds the fire was rapidly spreading. Crews responded to Llandovery Drive in Uwchlan Township, where they secured a water supply from a fire hydrant and accessed the woods to assist with fire suppression and overhaul.

3:57 PM - Engine 47-2 is dispatched to stand by to cover The West Whiteland Fire Company while they operate on their large brush fire.

4:08 PM - 100 block of North Pottstown Pike in West Whiteland Township, for wires on fire. Assistant 47 and Engine 47-2 respond. Notified PECO.

4:14 PM - 1200 block of Huntsman Lane, West Pikeland Township, residential fire alarm. Engine 47-2 redirects from the wires fire to respond to this incident. False activation.

5:04 PM - 700 block of North Ship Road - Commercial Fire Alarm, false activation.

5:19 PM - Jones Pond Park, 1201 Dowlin Forge Road, tree down on multiple vehicles with entrapment. Units arrived to find a vehicle with two subjects trapped inside from a downed tree. Crews worked quickly using chain saws in order to remove the tree and free the trapped occupants.

5:39 PM - 400 block of Creekside Drive, wires on fire. Notified PECO.

Special thank you to our mutual aid partners that assisted us throughout the day.

Units: Engine 47-2, Engine 47-5, Tower 47, Rescue 47