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Bedroom fire quickly doused in Northampton Borough

Northampton County

Truck 46 at Northampton house fire
Truck 46 doing work at house fire

Wednesday morning at 00:22 hours, Northampton 42 along with Stations 43, 45 and 46 responded to a report of a house fire at 1719 Hokendauqua Avenue in Northampton.

Chief 42 arrived and reported a working fire in a bedroom on the 2nd floor of the two story dwelling.  Hanover Station 15 was added for the F.A.S.T. company.

Engine 42 arrived and stretched a hand line to the second floor and made a quick hit of the fire.  The engine used a hydrant at 18th and Hokendauqua for a water supply.

A back up hand line was stretched but never wet.  Truck 46 arrived and positioned in front of the home and their members went to the roof to cut a vent hole.