Mushroom Houses on Fire in Kelton
By Union Firemen
November 19, 2017

Fire Box 2224

At 2355 hours, the Union Fire Company No. 1 was alerted to assist the West Grove Fire Company (22) on a reported Building Fire in the 200 block of Pennocks Bridge Road in the Kelton section of Penn Township.

Deputy 22 arrived confirming a working fire in two mushroom houses. Arriving Oxford units staged on Pennocks Bridge Road and sent their crews in to assist with the fire attack.

Engine 21-2 (Captain Poole) reported to the east side of the incident and laid a second 5" supply line and ran a handline to attack the fire.

The final Oxford units were clear of the incident at 0205 hours.

Engine 57-2 (Quarryville) and Tanker 8 (Rising Sun, MD) transferred to Station 21 to cover the area.

*** Photos courtesy of the West Grove Fire Company. ***

Units: Assistant 21, Engine 21-1, Engine 21-2, Engine 21-4, Ladder 21, and Tanker 21
Mutual Aid: West Grove (22), Avondale (23), Cochranville (27), and the Chester County Fire Marshals
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