Franklin Park Fire Company

Chimney Fire in First Due


Monday, January 5, 2015  At. Approximately 1900hrs, Station 31 was dispatched to an address of Hillview Ave for a report of a chimney fire. Car 31, Squad 31 responded. Engine 31 cleared a previous call and responded. Upon arrival Car 31 found fire showing on the exterior of the structure by the chimney. Crews extinguished the fire utilizing a handline off Squad 31. Engine 31's crew checked for extension inside the residence. Crews from Station 35 and 41 assisted with opening up the exterior of the structure to extinguish hot spots. Once hot spots were extinguished the scene was turned over to Franklin Twp. Fire Prevention Dept. for investigation. Stations 31, 35 and 41 responded.