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Woman in Wheelchair Rescued During Fire in Perkiomen Twp.

By TED HODGINS, Correspondent | February 20, 2021 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 022121102

Perkiomen Twp., PA - Perkiomen Township Fire Company along with numerous mutual aid fire companies were dispatched to a report of a house fire in the area of King Road and Cranberry Blvd., in the Cranberry Estates neighborhood of Perkiomen Township in western Montgomery County, at 2:20 P.M. on February 20th.

Deputy 66 arrived on scene and found a two-story, single-family house with fire showing. Engine 66 was first to arrive and began search and rescue operations, as well as fire suppression.

Crews from Engine 66 and Engine 51 did an outstanding job removing a victim from the second floor. Tanker 66, Ladder 77 and Squad 34 provided fire suppression during the rescue.

Assisting Perkiomen on scene were Limerick Fire Department, Collegeville Fire Company, Trappe Fire Company No. 1, Skippack Fire Company, Lower Frederick Fire Company, Lower Providence Fire Department and Royersford Fire Department. Special thanks to Harleysville Community Fire Company and West Norriton Fire Department for standing by at our station.

Ambulance companies responding included Trappe Medic, Plymouth Community Ambulance Association - Medic 308, Skippack Emergency Medical Services, Harleysville and Pottstown.

Great work also from all of the local Fire Police officers and North Penn Goodwill Service. The fire is under investigation by the PA State Police Fire Marshal and the Perkiomen Township Fire Marshal.

Info on how you can help the displaced family can be found at the following link: https://gofund.me/9fcccd45

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.