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Structure fire on Main Street Northampton Borough, PA.

Northampton County Fire Dispatch transmitted the box at 07:17 for 943 Main Street near 10th Street for smoke in the residence sending stations 42, 45, 46, 15, Engine 43 and EMS 49.

The police arrive at 07:21 and report an electrical problem.  Moments later Chief 42-51 arrives and reports heavy smoke showing and signals a working fire in a 2-story commercial at 07:23.

Command ordered Engine 42-12 to turn onto Bridge Street and go to the rear of the building.  Ladder 46-21 positioned in front of the fire building.  Engine 43-11 brought a water supply in from 9th and Main.

Two hand lines were stretched for a fire on the lower level of the building.  When the fire was darkened down, companies opened up the building to vent the smoke.  Command special-called two additional engine companies above the first alarm for manpower.