Boyertown Fire, Eastern Berks Fire, Gilbertsville Fire and Gilbertsville Medics were dispatched at 2240 hours on Monday August 8th for report of fully involved house fire on Elaine Rd in Colebrookdale.
Chief 95 arrived and reported fire on porch extending into roof. Ladder 95 to front of building with its main to the roof, and a five inch supply line laid to a hydrant a block away.
Initial reports were uncertain if all residents were out, but searches confirmed all had escaped.
New Hanover and Earl were added for additional personnel. One firefighter treated for heat exhaustion. Red Cross was on scene to assist displaced family. 97 crews returned at approximately 0100 hours.
97 apparatus on scene included Engine 97, Rescue 97, Attack 97 and Tankers 97 & 97-1.