Allentown, PA Local Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.

House Fire in North Whitehall

Lehigh County

Smoke from garage

Late Monday afternoon, North Whitehall Fire Stations were dispatched to 5521 Ridge Road near Rising Sun Road for a house fire. Chief 16 went responding and was told by the fire dispatcher that the homeowner heard a loud pop from the back of their home and now see fire.

Arrival Video

Chief 16 arrived on scene and went to investigate. Moments later he radioed a working fire and asked for 5 additional tankers.

Engine 1211 arrived and positioned in the driveway and firefighters stretched two hand lines to the rear of the dwelling. They located a fire on the first floor interior and made a quick knock on the fire.

Ladder 16 was ordered in the driveway. The balance of the box staged in a large field next to the dwelling.

No one was injured in the fire. And they saved the antique car.