Thursday evening Allentown Fire Radio transmitted box 2254 for 436 North Sixth Street for the structural fire.
Battalion 4 (Hess) arrived and reported a working fire on the porch. Engine 4 stretched one hand line and quickly darkened down the fire. After further observation, the fire was contained to the porch roof. Companies checked for extension on the interior and found no fire, just smoke. They remained on the scene for a little over an hour overhauling.