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YORK CO. 57-7 – WORKING DWELLING FIRE – FATAL – TANKER TASK FORCE

Peach Bottom Township, York Co. PA  – At 1711 hours Whiteford Volunteers were dispatched for E611 and T6 mutual-aid to York co. Sta. 57 (Delta-Cardiff) first due for a Dwelling Fire in the unit block of Juniper Rd. At 1715 hours Chief 6 (Gray) and T6 called en-route, followed by E611 at 1718 hours. York Co. 911 advised responding units that the caller was reporting the neighbor house on fire. At 1718 hours Chief 6 arrived and reported a working fire to a one-story wood frame dwelling and a possible rescue. York Co. then upgraded the incident to a rescue assignment. At 1917 hours E612 was dispatched as part of the rescue assignment. Units arrived and multiple handlines were deployed to extinguish the fire and a water draft site was established on Gemmill Rd. The first interior crew located the victim and extricated them from the dwelling. Immediately, Fire/EMS Personnel started CPR and advanced life support. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to their  injuries. The fire was placed under control in about an hour.

Units cleared at 2023 hours.

Units: C-6, E611, E612, T6