Date: Sunday August 8, 2022
Time: 1900 hours
Location: Harding Highway and Fork Bridge Road
Incident: MVC with fire
Engines: 17-1, 17-3
Communication: Channel 3 / Fireground 3
The Willow Grove Fire Company, the Monroeville Fire Company and American Legion EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Harding Highway and Fork Bridge Road for a motor vehicle crash with fire. Upon the arrival of ems, they advised of an engine compartment fire in one of the vehicles. Rescue 22-9 and Engine 17-3 arrived and stretched 1 3/4 handlines to suppress the fire. Due to the rupture of the fuel tank, Engine 17-3 transitioned to the use of a Foam ProPak to complete the suppression. Once the fire units were restored, they were released by the New Jersey State Police who were investigating the crash. Several of the injured were transported to local medical facilities for evaluation.
The roadway was opened a little after an hour.