Electrical Fire

Thursday afternoon at 15:23 Washington Township Fire Department was dispatched to an electrical fire in the basement of a residential dwelling. Crews for Engine 1-1 found that a water pump in the house had short circuited and began to malfunction. After informing the home owner of their findings crews from Engine 1-1, Fairmount Engine 2-1, and Schooleys Mountain Quint 3-9 began to vent the location to remove an odor of smoke from the residence. Crews were released by command at 15:55.