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2 alarm fire rips through funeral home

Lehigh County

Boyko Funeral Home

Just after 02:30AM Thursday Lehigh County 9-1-1 transmitted the box for 10 E. Main Street in Macungie for a structural fire at the Boyko Funeral Home.

A female caller reported that the second floor was on fire.  Police arrived and made sure everyone was evacuated as the fire was rapidly extending.

Macungie Chief 15 arrived and reported a working fire on the second floor to the rear of the 3-story building.  First arriving engine company stretched a hand line to the interior.

Trexlertown Ladder 25 positioned on South Church Street.  Once the ladder was set-up, the evacuation tones were sounded to get all the firefighters out of the building.  The ladder pipe operation commenced after the confirmation that all members were outside.