Four For Friday
By Battalion Chief Keith Grierson
September 7, 2019

Skippack Fire crews were busy Friday with four calls for service.

Squad 86 with the Deputy Chief, responded as the RIT this morning at 08:18, for a commercial building fire in the 200 block of Wissahickon Avenue in Upper Gwyneed Township. The Squad was returned before arriving on scene as units made a quick knock of the fire.

Deputy and Squad (with the Battalion) 86 were dispatched for a two car motor vehicle accident at 09:03, at the intersection of Routes 113 & 73. Crews cleaned up debris from the roadway and assisted Skippack Emergency Medical Services on scene.

Deputy, Assistant, Battalion, Squad (with the Lieutenant) and Utility 86 were dispatched at 19:13 for an unknown type fire in the area of Palmer Park. Crews investigated and found a controlled burn in the area on Collegeville Road.

Yup ├╗Chief, Deputy, Captain, Squad (with the Lieutenant) 86 were dispatched at 22:59 for a one vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 73 and Plank Road. Crews arrived on
scene to find a truck on its side with the driver self-extricated. There were no other occupants in the truck. Crews assisted with traffic control and debris cleanup.