Second Assistant Fire Ryan Clarke arrived and confirmed a working structure fire in a single story commercial structure at 900 Main Street. The building was unoccupied at the time. The firefighters deployed a 2 ½ inch hose line through the front door and attacked the fire. Crews cut holes in the roof to vent heat and toxic smoke from the structure. Community Fire Company stood by as a Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC) ready to provide assistance to firefighters that may become trapped or injured while performing interior firefighting duties. There was smoke and water damage throughout the building.
Assisting on the scene were the Middletown Township Fire Department’s Air Support and Fire Police units. Middletown EMS units stood by during the incident.
There were no reported injuries during the incident.
The fire is being investigated by the Middletown Township Fire Prevention office.
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