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Major Commercial Building Fire in Upper Leacock
   
   
   Tanker 62 pumping out of a porta tank
   This picture was taken soon after the arrival of the first engine
   
   The inside of the adjacent 300 by 60 building that was saved
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 
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This afternoon, shortly after 4:30, units from 41 (Hand in Hand), 44 (Intercourse), 48 (Ronks), 62 (Witmer) and additional companies were sent to Gibbons Road in Upper Leacock Township for a Commercial Building Fire. Not long after dispatch, the assignment was upgraded to a second alarm by a Chief from 41 who was enroute to the scene. All units from station 62 made their way to the scene. Tanker 62 set up a dump site for water supply operations via port-tank while Engine 62-1 set up a fill site on the Mill Creek. Engine 62-2 shuttled water to the scene throughout the incident and Squad 62-1 provided manpower support. The building contained a shed manufacturing business and was filled with wood and other building supplies. A third alarm was also added, bringing more equipment and manpower to the scene.