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Structure Fire - 385 Old Plank Rd.


On Monday March 28, 2011 at approx. 20:19:13 Station 11(Penn Twp.), Station 7(South Butler), Station 99(Butler Ambulance) for a structure fire at 385 Old Plank Rd. in Penn Township. Upon arrival of Chief 7(Mazzanti) found a 30 x 60 garage heavily involved with fire and the home owner attempting to move x2 250 gallon propane tanks from beside the garage. A 2nd alarm was called for which brought Station 3(Meridian) & Station 15(Saxonburg) for additional personnel. Engine 7 arrived and crew pulled a 2 1/2" preconnected CAFS attack line. Engine 11 arrived and laid a 5" supply line from the intersection of Oakridge Dr. and Old Plank Rd. in to Engine 7. Rescue 7 arrived and took care of hydrant operations. Personnel pulled 2 additional 1.75" preconnected CAFS attack lines to assist the 1st crew. Additional arriving units assisted with overhaul and all operations were completed without injury.
Structure Fire - 221 Woodhawk Ln.
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On March 23, 2011 at approx. 12:36:07 Station 13(Prospect), Station 14(Unionville), Station 12(Connoquenessing) and Station 99(Butler Ambulance) were dispatched to 221 Woodhawk Ln. in Franklin Twp. for a structure fire with Butler County 9-1-1 advising of multiple calls with smoke and flames showing. Upon Butler Ambulance 99-5 arrival they confirmed a working fire. Chief 13(Frank Wilson) called for a 2nd alarm which dispatched Station 3(Meridian), Station 5(Greenwood Village) and Staion 24(Portersville) for additional assistance. Engine 13 was the first engine on scene and began fire operations. Engine 14 arrived soon after and layed a 4" supply line from the hydrant to supply Engine 13 and personnel assisted with fire attack. Tanker 3 arrived and set up additional water supply using tankers and a porta tank. Engine 3 crew went to the roof and performed a trench cut to help stop the fire spread. Command also called for Ladder 1(Butler City), Engine 7(South Butler), Engine 6(Mercer Road) and 3 additional tankers from Station 8(Lick Hill). Further arriving units assisted in fire attack as well as salvage/Overhaul.
Structure Fire - 351 Westbrook Dr.
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On March 20, 2011 at 01:08:45 Stations 5(Greenwood Village), Station 3(Meridian) and Station 99(Butler Ambulance) were dispatched to a structure fire at the above address. Upon arrival of BTPD found the garage area well involved with fire. Stations 4(Lyndora), Station 6(Mercer Road) and Station 7(South Butler)(RIT) were alerted for additional assistance. Rescue 3 arrived on scene 1st and found a single story residence with heavy fire in the 2 car garage and part of the residence along with a vehicle burning in the driveway. Crews from Rescue 3 began an agressive interior attack of the residence while additional crews from Engine 5 attacked the garage area. Engine 6 arrived and was able to be utilized for CAFS to further assist in extinguishment and overhaul. Rescue 7 arrived and set up RIT operations on Side A of the structure. Additional arriving units were staged on Westbrook Dr. and staging was estaglished on side A of the residence. All residents were able to exit the structure and there were no injuries.