Brush Fire in the 49-5 Box
May 12, 2020

This evening Engine 91 & Attack 91-5 were dispatched to a possible brush fire in area of 19th St & Gibson Blvd. First arriving units found approximately 2 acres on fire with multiple hot spots flaring up. Multiple resources were requested to assist with extinguishing and overhauling the area including crews from Hershey, Linglestown, Lower Swatara, Rescue Fire Co,Dauphin-Middle Paxton and Londonderry. Swatara Police also responded with their UTV. Five drones were also used including one from Lancaster County Hazmat (LC02) that has thermal imaging capabilities. Crews were out approximately 4 hours before going available.