This morning at approximately 02:15 AM, District 2 Companies were dispatched for a reported fire in a residence on Ari Drive. Chief 31 arrived and established command, reporting fire through the roof. Griggstown (Griggstown Fire Company – Station 35) Engine 35 and Franklin Park Truck 31 arrived, and crews went right to work. Engine 35’s crew stretched a handline into the residence, and Truck 31 set up for aerial master stream operations. Chief 31 quickly upgraded the assignment to a second alarm, due to fire progression. Crews were able to stop the fire from advancing into neighboring units, limiting damage.

Squad 27 stood by at Station 31 with a crew of six and then went up to the fire scene to assist Station 35.

The cause is currently under investigation by the Franklin Township Fire Prevention Bureau.

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