Appliance Fire 761 Willow Drive

Engine 1811 responded to 761 Willow Drive, North Catasauqua Boro, for an appliance fire in a dwelling during this mid-afternoon alarm.  The caller reported an odor of something burning and smoke coming from the washing machine.

 

Firefighters arrived to find the washing machine belt overheated due to a suspected overloaded washing machine.  Smoke was ventilated with a fan and firefighters left the scene shortly.

 

Catasauqua Truck 231 and Engine 211, Northampton Truck 4221 and Engine 4212, and Northampton Regional EMS 75 were also dispatched as automatic mutual aid on the first alarm.  

2015 Call Totals

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

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