Structure Fire at Siegfried Elementary School, Northampton

Engine 4311 and Squad 4342 responded with Northampton Fire 42 and Fire 45 for a structure fire Siegfried Elementary School, 1677 Lincoln Avenue in Northampton Borough.  The caller stated that there were flames shooting out of a portable heater.

 

When firefighters arrived, they searched the affected area of the building. A strong odor of electrical burning was present in the electrical utility room. A ceiling-mounted electric heater was identified as the cause and power was isolated to the unit. Fans were setup to ventilate the smoke and odor from the school.

 

Control of the school was returned to district maintenance personnel and firefighters cleared the scene.

2015 Call Totals

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February 22
March 3
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2013 Total 25

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