Extinguish Controlled Burn
April 9, 2021

19:44hrs - TVFD was dispatched to the 1000 block of Hartz Road in Caernarvon Twp to extinguish a controlled burn, PD arrived on location of a large bon fire which were sending embers into the tree tops. Engine 69-5 arrived on scene to find a 30x30 pile of debris on fire with embers reaching into the tree tops, crews utilized 300' of 1-3/4 with 1500 gallons of water to extinguish the fire, while also pulling apart the debris field to reach the fire underneath. A coating of foam was placed on the debris field after checking temps with the TIC. Crews went available at 20:46hrs

Photos courtesy of A. Spangler.

Units: Engine 69-5 - Squad 69
Mutual Aid: Caernarvon PD