Norwood Fire Company

Building Fire in Glenolden


Monday, April 21, 2014 At 2 pm Ladder and Ambulance 2 were dispatched for a building fire at 99 East Glenolden Ave in Glenolden.  Engine 5 under the command of 05-9 arrived with nothing showing in a 3 story Apartment building but the police were reporting a fire in a third floor apartment and they were in the process of evacuating people.  05-9 had all other units besides Tower 5 stage on Glenolden Ave due to the tight driveway.  Crews from 05 found a smoke condition on the third floor and reported a kitchen fire they were handling.  Command ordered 09-2 and Ladder 2 up the driveway for manpower to assist in searches on the third floor.  Crews found and removed a person from their apartment and took the pt to awaiting EMS.  After situation was under control the crew from Ladder 2 assisted Engine 5 in picking up their supply line and returned to service.