At 2:00 PM on Saturday, Austin & Coudersport Fire Depts. have been dispatched to 69 Nelson Run Road for a structure fire. Reported to be front porch of a camp.
Today as of 13:59 Station 44 & Station 48 (Coudersport) were dispatched to Wharton Township for a reported Structure Fire. Chief 44-10 (J.Burgett), Chief 44-60 (T.Orlowski), Engine 44-2 with Chief 44-20 (B.Brooks), Tanker 44-5 with Chief 44-30 (S.Hostetlar), Ambulance 44-7 with Chief 44-70 (S.Orlowski) and Patrol 44-24 with Lt 44 (S.Foringer) responded.
Engine 44-2 arrived and quickly went to work extinguishing the fire, and checking for extension. Tanker 44-5 arrived and provided water. Ambulance 44-7 staged. Patrol 44-24 deployed manpower.
Station 48 was recalled with the exception of a Tanker which was soon diverted to cover our station.
The fire was held to the porch. Quick thinking and hard work by neighbors who discovered the fire, and quickly went work utilizing buckets of water until our units arrived made a huge impact on the outcome of this fire.
All units were back in quarters at 15:01.