Incident Detail: 2011 Call No. 055

Call No.  55
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 Tree fire near a structure 
 260 Glen Park Road 

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July 1, 2011

Company 22 and Engine 23 dispatched to 260 Glen Park Road in Lykens Borough for a report of a tree on fire endangering a structure at the Dauphin County Glen Park. Chief 22-2 responded POV, and on arrival, confirmed a tree stump burning and spreading to a structure less then 1 foot away. EMS from Medic 6 responded with 2 and on arrival, dumped two dry chemical extinguishers on the fire and knocked down most of the fire. Engine 22 responded with 5 and on arrival, pulled a trash line and extinguished the remaining fire. Command placed Engine 23 available. Crew pulled the stump apart to check for smoldering remains. A staff member from Dauphin County Parks and Recreation arrived on the scene and the crew was able to gain access to the structure. They found no extensions. After confirming that the stump was out and no extensions were found to the structure, command placed the box available.

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