information from Lt. James Stoudt
1021 hours / 807 Greenwich St / Box #62 / A platoon
Communications center receiving calls for smoke pouring from the front and rear of a dwelling. Rescue 1 reporting smoke showing from 8th & Oley Streets. Crews entered the 3 story dwelling and found Collyer's Mansion conditions. As firefighters removed piles of debris from inside & outside the dwelling, fire began to show from the basement. 2 lines were stretched to front and rear of the structure. The property was reported to have been evacuated by the occupants. The bulk of the fire knocked was down at 10:44. A total of 16 occupants were displaced. FM's office investigating.
Engines 1, 3, 7, 5
Ladders - Tower, 1
Rescue 1, Medic 1, Cars 2(Squibb), 6(Stoudt), 24(Lessar)
Engine 8 placed in service to supplement staffing.