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2ND ALARM: MANUFACTURED HOME FOR SALE DESTROYED BY FIRE IN NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP
February 23, 2013 at 12:43pm
North Whitehall, Pa. - 8:46 AM Lehigh County sent Engines 12-11, 16-11, Whitehall 39-12, Ladder 16-31, Tanker 12-21 & 16-21 to the area of Rt.145 and River Road for a house fire with numerous calls received. Laurys Station Engine 12-11 requested a 2nd alarm as they went responding from the station.
The second alarm was transmitted at 08:54 requesting Tanker 22-21, Rescue 22-41, 11-41 for the F.A.S.T., Norco Engine 47-12, Rehab 66-51 and EMS 67.
Crews found a 1-story manufactured home fully involved. Engine 12-11 pulled into the long driveway and stretched numerous hand lines.
Bulk of the fire was darkened down 25 minutes later and crews went to work with extensive overhaul.
The property has a "for sale" sign posted at the driveway and fire officials are treating this fire as suspicious. Investigators called in the Fire Marshal's office from the City of Allentown to assist in the investigation.
Companies from North Whitehall, Whitehall and Lehigh Township assisted at the scene.
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