Northampton Borough Station 42 was dispatched for a house fire at 605 East 19th Street at 15:10 hours Sunday.
Chief 42 arrives and reports smoke showing from a 1-story dwelling and signals a working fire. First due Engine 42 is ordered to use the rear alley and stretch a hand line to the rear for a quick knock down.
Companies got water on the fire quickly and hydraulically vented. A second hand line was stretched and used to back up the first line.
East Allen’s Tower 46 was positioned behind Engine 42 in the alley. Northampton Tower 42 was positioned in front of the house on 19th Street.
The fire was quickly extinguished. Searches came up negative.