On Saturday, February 9th shortly before 1:00 PM the Alpha Fire Company was dispatched to a working garage fire at the intersection of Fox Hill Rd and Standing Stone Ln. in Patton Township. As units were responding they were advised by Centre County 911 that they were receiving multiple reports of a working fire. Engine 510 arrived on scene and found a single story detached garage with fire showing. Crews stretched a handline and were able to quickly extinguish the fire. Crews from Truck 516 began overhaul operations to allow the engine crew to extinguish any remaining hot spots.
Personnel were able to contain the fire to the garage and the cause is currently under investigation by the Patton Township Police and Centre Region Fire Marshal’s office.