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EARLY VIDEO: Working house fire in Whitehall, PA.

Whitehall Township

Fire in window of house
Fire in window of house located at 1257 Catasauqua Road in Whitehall

Friday evening around 20:45 Lehigh County 9-1-1 received a call from a passer-by reporting a house on fire at 1257 Catasauqua Road.

Assistant Chief Rice arrived and signaled a working fire in a 2-story single-family-dwelling.  Engine 4 (F.A.S.T.) and Ladder 231 were added to the box.

Engine 2 arrived and stretched 4 hand lines.  Engine 1 reversed lay to a hydrant at Orchard and Catasauqua to supply 2 with water.

It took firefighters over an hour to bring the fire under control.  Crews remained on scene for a few more hours overhauling.