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Firefighter Safe After Mayday Call in Avalon

By ERIC RASMUSSEN, Senior Correspondent | December 27, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 122920109

Avalon Borough, PA – At 5:13 A.M. on December 27, 2020, crews were dispatched to the 200 block of Marie Avenue for a house fire. On arrival crews found a working fire on the second floor and began to attack the fire. Additional units were dispatched as crews continued to work. At one point, a Mayday was called for a firefighter down on the second floor. Rapid Intervention Crews were deployed, and the firefighter made it out of the structure unharmed. Crews then continued to battle the fire for several hours in frigid temperatures before it was brought under control. The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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