SHELDON LANE HOUSE FIRE
At 1:35 PM Merion Fire Company assisted by Bryn Mawr Fire Company responded to a report of a house fire at 143 Sheldon Lane in Ardmore. Engine 25 arrived on location with medium smoke showing from the first and second floors of a two story twin dwelling.
The Lower Merion working fire dispatch was transmitted. Engine 25's crew advanced an 1 3/4" handline into first floor. Crews from Ladder 25 & Ladder 23 ventilated and stretched two more handlines to to basement and second floor. Rescue 21 came in as the RIT team and scene safety. A full company from Gladwyne was called and assisted with opening up.
A basement fire that extend to the first floor was quickly knocked down and the place was opened up. Rescue 22 was called for a 2nd RIT team. 313 provided rehab for the firefighters. Companies were back in service in 90 minutes.
39 covered Gladwyne, Radnor covered Bryn Mawr & 35 covered Ardmore with an engine.