NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PA – Just before 6 PM on Tuesday, June 21, Northampton County 9-1-1 dispatched Fire Stations 45 (Allen Township) and 46 (East Allen Township) to the area of Howertown Road and Nor-Bath Boulevard in Allen Township for a garage fire.
First responding units were advised of a reported fire in a garage in the area. A working fire was announced as crews were approaching the area and spotted a header.
Crews arrived to find a garage attached to a house with fire through the roof. Stations 42 (Northampton) and 47 (Lehigh Township) were added to the assignment.
An aggressive attack was made and quickly knocked the fire down. Due to the swift actions the fire was contained to the garage, limiting the damage to the residence. Personnel remained on scene well into the evening mopping up and investigating the incident.