Burned Toast at Doctor's Office

Engine 1811 responded to 1400 Main Street for an automatic fire alarm at the North Catasauqua High Rise.  Truck 231, Engine 211, and Northampton County Truck 4221 were dispatched as well.  Upon arrival, Fire 18 personnel found smoke from burned toast in Dr. Benavage and Dr. Heffelfinger's practice activated the alarm system.  There was no fire but the smoke condition persisted throughout the first floor doctor's office.  Mutual aid units were recalled and Engine 1811 set up positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke condition.  Personnel cleared the scene within half an hour.

2015 Call Totals

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February 22
March 3
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2013 Total 25

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