Eastern Berks, Boyertown, Hereford, and Pennsburg Fire Departments, along with Medic Units from Bally and Boyertown were dispatched at 2057 hours on Wednesday February 26th for the report of a house on fire with flames showing in the 100 block of South Church Street in Bally.
Fire personnel arrived on scene within a minute of dispatch and reported that the home was already fully involved in flames.
Apparatus from the responding departments quickly arrived on scene and began the fire attack, but the home was gutted.
Fire Police from Eastern Berks, Boyertown, Hereford and Red Hill shut down South Church and South Seventh Streets while crews operated.
Crews left the scene three and half hours later.
Many thanks to our mutual aid companies.
EBFD apparatus on scene were: Engines 97 and 97-1, Tankers 97 and 97-1, Rescue 97, Attack 97, Brush 97 and Traffic 97.
Photo credit Joshua Sloan and EBFD firefighters.