Monday Morning Accident with Fire
By 59 Watch Desk
September 27, 2021

Monday September 27th just before 8am Company 59 was alerted for a Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township. Units arrived to find one vehicle with fire in the engine compartment spreading into the passenger compartment. The crew of Rescue 59 placed a hand line in service to extinguish the fire. EMS units treated and transported the injured occupants for minor injuries. All units were clear within an hour.
Note: While the units were operating at this accident a second accident occurred on the Northbound lanes of Route 1. There were no injuries and none of the vehicles involved were fire or police units. We would like to remind drivers to use caution while driving past accident or emergency scenes.
Photo Credits to members

Units: Rescue 59, Engine 593, Utility 59, MICU 59 and Ambulance 59B
Mutual Aid: PSP Media and Concord Towing Service