Perkiomen, Other Firefighters Respond to Sunday Alarm

PERKIOMEN PA – A basement fire Sunday (March 6, 2022) at 3:59 a.m. in the 200 block of Gravel Pike, near its intersection with Route 113, attracted firefighter volunteers from the Perkiomen Township, Trappe No. 1, Skippack, and Collegeville fire companies, and affiliated fire police units, the Perkiomen company reported on its Facebook page.

Perkiomen Engine 66 and Tanker 66 “arrived on scene to find a light smoke condition in the residence,” according to the post, and “further investigation found a small fire in the basement, which was extinguished.” The house was ventilated to remove remaining smoke, and all responders were returned to service within an hour, it said.

The Perkiomen company issued its thanks to its mutual aid partners for being available at the scene, and to fire police who directed traffic and kept the area safe.

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