Yesterday, at approximately 16:45 hours Station 25 was dispatched for an appliance fire on the 200 block of Lakeside Rd. Lower Merion 5 arrived on scene to find a heavy smoke condition on the third floor of an occupied commercial. The call was then upgraded to a working fire and Engine 28 was dispatched as the Rapid Intervention Team. Due to the quick work of units on scene, the fire was held to the room of origin.
Units on Scene: Engine 25, Ladder 25, Engine 25-1, Engine 26, Ladder 23, Engine 21, Ladder 26, Engine 28 [RIT], Air 24 [Cascade], Ladder 24, Lower Merion 5, and FM 34-3.