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Video: Philly Fire Department working at a house fire

City of Philadelphia

Ruan Street Philadelphia, PA
Ruan Street Philadelphia, PA

Friday evening Philadelphia transmitted box 0569 for Church and Elizabeth Streets at 23:45 hours for a dwelling fire at 1344 Ruan Street sending Engines 7, 70, 52, 33, Ladders 15, 10, Battalions 10, 12 and Medic 46.

Battalion 10 arrived and reported heavy fire on the porch of a 2-story middle-of-row dwelling and placed 1 and 1 in-service.

Shortly after he placed 2 and 2 in-service then used all hands for fire on the first floor.  Ladder 22 was dispatched for the R.I.T. and Rescue 1 was added to the box along with ES9 and Medic 42.

Firefighters removed a 17-year-old from the second floor rear and transported to a local hospital.

Firefighters checked for extension in both exposures.  Battalion 10 placed the fire under control at 23:58.

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