Morning House Fire
Around 8am this morning Swatara Fire-Rescue and mutual aid were dispatched to Somerset St in the Rutherford area for reports of a house fire. Chief 91-3 arrived quickly and confirmed a working fire on the second floor and requested the working fire assignment. Engine 91-5 arrived w/4 personnel and deployed a crosslay to the second floor. Truck 33 arrived as the first due special service and began throwing ladders, searches, and working the roof. Ladder 91 arrived as the second due special service and assisted with roof operations and opening up. A quick response and aggressive tactics held the fire to the room of origin. Units cleared the scene after 2 hours.