Rescue 43 as the RIT Assists Upper Merion Fire Dept. at Building Fire
By Watch Desk
September 26, 2022

Yesterday afternoon your Plymouth Fire Company No. 1 (Montco 43) volunteers were dispatched to the 200 block of Saulin Boulevard in Upper Merion Township to assist the Upper Merion Township Fire & EMS department on a reported building fire.

Station 56 units while originally responding to a fire alarm activation arrived to find smoke showing from a 1 story recycling center. With this report the incident was upgraded to a building fire and Rescue 43 was requested on the working fire dispatch as the Rapid Intervention Team.

Rescue and Chief 43 responded with a crew of 4 and stood by as the RIT company for the duration of the incident. UMTFD units along with several mutal aid companies placed a master stream and several handlines in service to bring a large trash pit fire inside the building under control. Rescue 43 would be released from the scene just after 17:00 hours.

Units: RESCUE 43, CHIEF 43
Mutual Aid: ENGINE 56, ENGINE 56-3, ENGINE 56-1, LADDER 56, RESCUE 56-3, CHIEF 56, ENGINE 27, ENGINE 27-3, QUINT 54, DELCO QUINT 15, ENGINE 46, ENGINE 24, QUINT 39