At around 0030hrs station 32 along with 30,31, Berks Tanker 28 and EMS140 were alerted to a reported house on fire in the 400 block of Houtztown Road. C32 went responding and was advised incident was called in by a passerby reporting the roof of a home on fire. DC32 arrived with a working fire to a 15x20 outbuilding. E31 arrived as first arriving engine company and was assigned fire attack, placing two 1 3/4 lines in services. E30 arrived as second in engine company and laid in from the end of the driveway to supply E31. E32 arrived just after sending manpower forward to assist with opening up the structure. Remainder of the box staged on Houtztown road with manpower assisting with suppression and overhaul efforts.
Fire was found to be a exterior hot tub that extended in to the attic of a two car garage. Hot tub was a total loss with the structure sustaining moderate damage.
Engines: 32,31,30, W31
Pumper/Tankers: 32,30, Berks 28
Air: Berks 28