Alarm System Malfunction

Engine 1811 responded to 534 Third St, Catasauqua Boro, with Truck 231, Engine 211, and Rescue 241 for an automatic fire alarm activation.  The alarm company reported a general alarm.  Upon arrival, the alarm was reported from the 6th floor.


Personnel investigated the alarm on the 6th floor but found no problems to indicate the location of the alarm.  Personnel checked the floor by apartment to locate the alarm and found it in Apt 605.  No one was home at the time and there was no apparent cause for the alarm.


The system was restored and personnel cleared the scene within 30 minutes.

2015 Call Totals

January -
February 22
March 3
April -
May -
June -
July -
August -
September -
October -
November -
December -
2013 Total 25