February 12, 2018 – Reported Kitchen Fire (Garfield Avenue)

February 12, 2018 – At 19:57 Fire District 63 was dispatched to 621 North Garfield Avenue for a house fire. As units became en-route, the Schuylkill County Communications Center advised of a possible kitchen fire. Crews arrived on scene and found a grease fire in the kitchen of an apartment that had been partially knocked down by the tenant. Fire personnel checked for extension and performed ventilation with positive pressure fans. Fire District 63 units were on scene for approximately 45 minutes. Engine 63-17 and Squad 63-69 were the responding units from Station 4. Chief 63-02 had command. Photos courtesy of Mark Krammes.