Wednesday afternoon the Scranton Fire Department responded to Sandone Tire Warehouse on Wyoming Avenue in the city of Scranton for a reported building fire. The initial alarm companies arrived to find a seven story building with approximately sixty thousand tires inside on fire. The fire went multiple alarms with a May Day called, several explosions and a collapse of several sections of the building.
Tony Clousher takes the oath of office for Deputy Fire Chief from Hanover Mayor Wednesday evening. Clousher was appointed Deputy Fire Chief of the Hanover and Penn Township Fire Departments. Clousher was promoted from captain to the newly created Deputy Fire Chief position. Looking on is retired Hanover Fire Department Commissioner James Roth and current Fire Chief Jan Cromer.
The crew from Truck 49 return to the ground after a small fire was found again in the powder coating tower at the New York Wire Company on West Middle Street in Hanover Borough Friday afternoon.