0018 Hours / Bern Twp: 414 South Tulpehocken Rd / B Platoon
E7 was dispatched along with Car 5 for a structure fire in Bern Township. County Medic 6911 reported fire throughout a 3 story large single family dwelling. Reports also indicated the building was vacant, and no cars were present in the driveway. E7 arrived and confirmed initial reports. Car 5 arrived on scene, established command, and requested a second alarm. Command indicated the fire was well advanced and reported this would be a defensive operation and no firefighters should enter the building. E3 was dispatched with the second alarm assignment. Deputy 55-1 arrived on scene and assumed command from Car 5. No injuries were reported.