On April 16th, companies were dispatched to the 200 Block of S. Lincoln Avenue in National Park for a reported Rubbish Fire, Chief 801 arrived to find a fire in a rear yard involving a fence and some brush. Engine Company 812 arrived and operated an 1-3/4″ water line to extinguish the fire, Engine Company 733 assisted. As the Company returned to quarters, Rescue Company 738 and BLS 739, along with Rescue 32 and BLS 787, were dispatched to Route 295 SB for a Motor Vehicle Cras…h. BLS 739 transported one occupant for evaluation and the remainder of the assignment was recalled.
Shortly after returning from that assignment, Companies were dispatched to the 100 Block of Ambler Street for a Brush Fire. Chief 702 arrived with a mulch fire being knocked down by a resident. Engine Company 733 operated a 1″ water line to soak the area and extinguish the remaining fire