Home Depot, 1621 North Olden Avenue,
During the evening of Thursday, November 30, 2006, Lawrence Road Fire Co. volunteers responded as the rapid intervention team at the scene of a working fire at the Home Depot store at 1621 North Olden Avenue in Ewing Township.
All three Ewing fire companies were dispatched on Box 31-10 at 7:25 p.m. Lawrence Road’s Rescue 22 was dispatched on the full first alarm at 7:27 p.m. after Ewing police arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke showing from the garden center of the Home Depot and customers and employees evacuating the building.
Rescue 22 responded at 7:29 p.m. with Ff. John Britton in command, Ff. Charles Commini Sr. driving, and a crew of Ff. Charles Commini Jr., Ff. Steven Amiott, Ff. Ryan Dlabik, and Ff. Joseph Dlabik Jr.
Deputy Chief Chris Pangaldi also responded to the scene in Car 22-1. Rescue 22 arrived at 7:32 p.m. and set up as the RIT.
The blaze, which involved piles of cardboard boxes, was quickly knocked down. Rescue 22 was released at 7:45 p.m. and was back in quarters by 7:52 p.m.
All photos copyright (c) 2006 by Michael Ratcliffe