Early Morning Barn Fire
 
By Fire Chief Sonny Reimold
October 13, 2018
 

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 9th, multiple fire company's in the southern end of Lancaster County were dispatched for a possible barn fire at 583 Mount Pleasant Road in Bart Township. Within minutes Chief 51 ( LeFevre ) arrived on location with a fully involved very large dairy barn, requesting a tanker task force. Engine 521 ( Capt. Stoltzfus ) w/6 arrived, receiving orders to setup a tanker fill site at a farm pond at 457 Mount Pleasant Road. The crew would finish filling 25 tankers supplying 79,500 gallons of water.

Engine-Tanker 52 ( Senior ff Lowry ) W/5 joined numerous other tankers with water supply delivering 6 loads . The incident would be placed under control at 05: 20 with units working overhaul. Last units cleared the scene at 07:33 hours.


Bart fire Company 51-1,51-2, Tnk.51


Mutual Aid- Chesco Stations 21, 27 Lanco Stations- 05, 41, 42, 43, 44, 52, 57, 58, 59, and 89

Photo Creds - Bart Twp Fire Company via

 
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