On this hot and humid day Rehab 13 was requested by 2300 (Waterford Command) for the building fire in the unit block of State Street in the Atco section of the township. Companies were in service with a large pole building (shed) with all types of storage including a Class A motor home.
Rehab 13 was requested at 1114 hrs, and responded with (2) apparatus and (4) personnel to the scene. Once on location as 111 hrs. Rehab 13 provided the following: (48) bottles of MVP, (88) bottles of water, (1) pot of coffee, (25) frozen Sqwinchers, (40) hot dogs 100% beef, (8) honey mustard chicken sandwiches, (2) boxes of Famous Amos chocolate chip cookies, (1) bos of salted nuts, opened the restroom, (20) cotton cooling towels, (1) 6′ table, (8) folding chairs, (2) Core Cooling chairs, and set up our cell phone bank charger. Rehab 13 operated from 1151 hrs. until released by Command 2300 at 1436 hrs. The rehab units were resupplied and back in service at 1520 hrs.
The fire’s origin and cause are under investigation.
Photos by Lt. J.J. Walsh of Rehab 13.