Saturday Sept 13 at 1925 hours, Boyertown, Eastern berks and Earl were dispatched for the report of a barn fire on Unger Lane in Colebrookdale Twp. Initial report stated smoke and flames showing.
Asst 95 arrived with a working fire involving a box truck and another trailer extending into another building. Engine 95 laid 1200 feet of 5 inch supply line and started attack. Engine 97 took the 5 inch at the street and established the dump site with tanks from Earl and Eastern Berks to supply Engine 95.
Engine 97-1 was instructed by command to come back the driveway and assist. The crew from Engine 97-1 went into service with an 1 3/4 inch as well as a dry line to Ladder 95.
Tankers 97 and 97-1 dumped their water into the porta-pond and proceeded to Reading Ave and Rowell Lane where Earl had established a fill site at a hydrant behind Walmart.
The fire was quickly knocked down and remained on scene for several hours overhauling then assisted packing the 1200ft of 5in on Engine 95.
Traffic 97 controlled the intersection of Unger and Reading, while Traffic 95 took the one at Unger and Weisstown.
EBFD units on location, Engine 97, Engine 97-1, Tanker 97, Tanker 97-1 and Traffic 97.