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School bus garage destroyed by fire

Lehigh County

School bus garage Allentown
Firefighter battling blaze at bus garage

At 03:10 Lehigh County sent Station 26 for a smoke investigation in the area of the Parkland Middle School on Stadium drive.

The Chief found heavy smoke pushing from all sides and roof of the bus garage and had the box filled out for a working fire.

All of South Whitehall’s stations (11, 32, 3) and Whitehall Engine 4 (F.A.S.T.) were sent. ¬†Additional tankers were also requested.

Multiple large hand lines and Tower Ladder 331 were put in-service.  The garage was fully involved within minutes.

Twenty-five buses were destroyed or damaged in the fire.