Manoa Assists with Second Alarm Fire in Upper Darby

On Saturday evening, February 4th, at approximately 8:52 pm, Manoa Fire Company was dispatched to the Llanerch Place Apartments, 3200 W. Township Line Rd, to assist Upper Darby Fire Department for a working fire dispatch with entrapment.

Rescue, Engine and Squad 56 were assigned the RIT assignment while fire crews prepared for rescues of the trapped tenants from the apartments and balconies, and crews stretched hose lines to suppress and prevent the spread of the fire. Firefighters from Upper Darby Township and surrounding fire companies did an outstanding job on a very difficult fire performing numerous rescues and stopping the fire from spreading.