Duel Engine Response on Working Building Fire in the City
By Fire Chief Frank Dowlin
February 15, 2021

On Monday evening February 15 2021 The Modena Fire Company was alerted at 2026 to assist Coatesville on a reported building fire in the 300 unit block of E. Lincoln Hwy.

Ladder 41-1 arrived reporting 6 story multiple occupants and reported working apartment fire on division five.

Engine 37-2 arrived on scene as fourth due engine and crews conducted a search starting in division six and working down.

Engine 37-1 arrived as six due engine and lied a 5 inch supply line from 2nd and Harmony to the rear of the structure. It's crew then teamed up with Engine 38 and went to basement to secure utility's.

All units remained on scene of sometime helping with overhaul and clean up.

Modena units returned and released standbys at 2146

Thanks to the West Bradford Fire Company for providing a standby engine during the incident

Photo courtesy of IrishEyez Photography

Units: Engine 37-1, Engine 37-2, Ambulance 37-2
Mutual Aid: 41, 43, 38, 35, 8, 27