|Mutual Aid Assists|
|By Firefighter Matt Hills Jr.|
|January 2, 2021|
This afternoon around 2:15pm, the company was dispatched as part of a mutual aid assignment to assist Concordville (59) with a commercial building fire located on the 300 block of Byers Drive in Concord Township. Squad 66 made the response. Engine 59-2 arrived with a malfunctioning appliance and the assignment was held to Engine 59-2.
Just before 3:45pm, the company was dispatched to assist Talleyville (NCC 25) with a commercial building fire located on the 5300 block of Brandywine Parkway. Squad and Truck 66 both made the response. Squad 66 arriving as the second due engine dropped 600 feet of 5-inch supply line to Engine 25-6. Crews investigated an odor of smoke and Bethel units were available within 30 minutes.
Upon returning from Talleyville, the company was dispatched to assist Upper Chichester (10) with a working house fire located on the 1000 block of Beeson Avenue in Upper Chichester Township. Engine 10 arrived with fire showing. Truck and Squad 66 both made the response. Bethel’s volunteers were committed on scene for 90 minutes assisting with roof ventilation, salvage, overhaul and restoring Engine 10. Thank you to Eddystone Fire Co. (12) for covering the Bethel local while our units were committed in Upper Chichester. One picture is courtesy of Upper Chichester Fire Department.