Collegeville Assists Perkiomen @ Working Dwelling Fire W/ Entrapment
By CFC Watch desk
February 20, 2021

On the date of February 20, 2021 at approximately 14:19 hours the Collegeville Fire Company along with several other local fire departments were called to 508 King Rd. located in Perkiomen Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Engine 34, Squad 34 and Utility 34 responded from Collegeville.

Perkiomen Township Fire Company along with numerous mutual aid fire companies were dispatched to a report of a house fire in the area of King Rd and Cranberry Blvd in the Cranberry Estates neighborhood at 2:20pm yesterday afternoon. Deputy 66 arrived on scene within 2 minutes and found a two story single-family house with fire showing. DC66 also confirmed entrapment on the second floor and requested a second alarm at 2:23pm. Engine 66 was first to arrive and began search and rescue operations as well as fire suppression.
Crews from Engine 66 and Engine 51 did an outstanding job removing a victim from the second floor just minutes after arriving on scene. Tanker 66 and Ladder 77 provided fire suppression during the rescue. Squad 34 established RIT.
Assisting Perkiomen on scene were: Limerick Fire Department, Collegeville Fire Company, Trappe Fire Company No. 1, Skippack Fire Company Lower Frederick Fire Company, Lower Providence Fire Department and Royersford Fire Department
Special thanks to Harleysville Community Fire Company and West Norriton Fire Department for standing by at our station.
Ambulance companies responding included Trappe Medic, Plymouth Community Ambulance Association - Medic 308, Skippack Emergency Medical Services, Harleysville and Pottstown.

Units: E34; SD34; UT34; FP34-1; FP34-6
Mutual Aid: 66; 77; 86; 51; 52; 41; TR51; FP51/POV; FP52x's3 /POV; FP53; UT543; TW53