Flash Flooding Results in Multiple Emergency Calls
By Firefighter Jeff Cole
June 8, 2021

On Tuesday, June 8th the Downingtown Fire Department and Minquas EMS responded to 19 emergency incidents from 3:00pm-10:00pm including multiple water rescues throughout Downingtown Borough. Engine 46-2 and Squad 46 with Boat 46 along with Rescue 45 and Squad 45 from Alert Fire Co. No. 1 made the responses.

We would like to thank the Lionville Fire Company, Downingtown Police Department, and Downingtown Fire Police for their assistance with various responses.

Lione's Pizza & Restaurant provided food while crews were on station. We thank them for their continued support of the Downingtown Fire Department.

We remind everyone to NOT drive through road closed barriers during flash flooding events. Please turn around.

Units: Engine 46-2, Squad 46 w/ Boat 46
Mutual Aid: 45, 47