Box 1-8 @ 19:21hrs the Pre-Alert was sounded for the Rear of 2682 York Rd for the reported shed or trailer fire.
Adams County 911 reporting multiple calls received ,Chief 1 requested the Working Fire Assignment. AREMS 54-1 and DC 1 AOS and confirmed dispatch location with a 1 1/2 story 20x30 shed well involved. UH&L 33-1 AOS and initiated fire attack, with additional incoming units backing them up. DC 1 with operations & Chief 1 with Command who then requested the fill site be set up on Granite Station Rd.
Fire knocked down and placed under control at 19:49hrs with extensive overhaul. Crews were advised of known squatters that frequented the site during which time Crews continued to open up and tear apart the structure to confirm no one was inside.
Crews operated for roughly 2 1/2hrs before being released. No injuries reported.
Cause: Suspicious/Undetermined with further investigation.
Companies on the Box: Gettysburg FD,UH&L, SAVES, Biglerville, Heidlersburg, Bendersville, Barlow, Irishtown, YC-A79 and AREMS. Fire Police from Gettysburg, Barlow and Heidlersburg.
PSP and PSP Fire Marshal
Gettysburg Fire Department wishes to thank all Mutual Aid Companies for their assistance!
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