Today at 12:55 hours Spring Mill Fire Company No.1 was dispatched to the Building Fire Non-Commercial to the 200 block of Roberts Avenue in the Cedar Heights section of Whitemarsh Township. Along with the mutual aid response from Conshohocken Fire Company No. 2, Plymouth Fire Company No. 1 (Montco 43), Harmonville Fire Company No.1, Barren Hill Volunteer Fire Company
The initial report was from the resident who saw smoke in the basement, the caller was advised to evacuate and that they would be waiting outside for the arrival of Fire.
Assistant 24-3 was the first arriving officer, reporting to County that he had a haze and an odor of electrical on the first floor. Engine 45 along with Chief 45 arrived on scene with a crew of 3, establishing Roberts Command.
Engine 45 and 55 crews entered the building to assess the situation. They discovered that the hot water in the basement was on fire. They secured the power to the unit along with ensuring that the unit no longer had an active fire as well that there was no extension.
It was another job well done by our local first responders.