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Name: Jonathan Morgalis
Date registered: 7 December, 2010

Latest posts

  1. 60th Annual Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighter’s Convention Winner List — 25 August, 2014
  2. PFD Looking Back – August 2014 — 1 August, 2014
  3. PFD Looking Back – July 2014 — 1 July, 2014
  4. New Command Vehicles — 20 June, 2014
  5. Public Safety Night Out — 5 June, 2014

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Aug 29

Multiple Calls from Hurricane Irene

8/28/2011 – It was a busy day for the PFD as hurricane Irene brought high winds and heavy rain to the city. Due to the large storm, the decision was made early in the morning to have all seven (7) stations manned  so they could be utilized as needed to ensure a quick response. The …

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Aug 25

Possible Structure Fire

08/24/2011 – At 11:06hrs the PFD was dispatched to 2282 West Mahantongo Street for a possible structure fire. As apparatus was en-route, county advised that the home owner could smell something burning and could see a light smoke haze.  First arriving E-62 immediately sent a crew in the house with a thermal camera to search …

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Aug 24

Mutual Aid – Industrial Accident

08/23/2011 – At 10:43hrs Station 60 was dispatched to assist South Cass And Mt. Pleasant Fire to 25 Keystone Blvd. (Cass Twp.) for an Industrial Accident with Entrapment. As R-63 & S-61 were en-route, county advised that an individual was trapped in a forklift and that stabilization was need in order to remove the patient. …

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Jul 23

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

On 7/23/11 at 07:33hrs stations 30, 50 & 60 were dispatched along with the Norwegian Township Fire Department to 599 Broad Street, Village of Marlin, for a possible structure fire. As units were en-route, the column of smoke could be seen all around Pottsville and surrounding communities which prompted command to upgrade to his second …

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Jul 22

American Hose Co. #2 Housing Dedication

American Hose Co. #2 (Station 70) will be housing their new engine and building on October 8. 2011. Click on the link below for more information and a list of awards that will be given out. American Hose Co. #2 Housing Flyer

Jun 24

MVA with Injuries

6/24/2011 – At 02:11hrs stations 50 & 60 were dispatched to the area of 1908 Mahantongo St for a MVA with injuries. When apparatus arrived on scene they found a silver jeep resting in a yard with damage to it as well as other vehicles and property on Mahantongo Street. Crews for R-63 & L-51 …

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Jun 21

Mutual Aid – MVA with Entrapment

6/20/2011 – At 18:47hrs Station 60 was dispatched to assist Englewood, Altamont & Frackville FD to I-81 MM 122 for a MVA with entrapment. As both R-63 and SQ-61 were en-route they were advised of a single vehicle MVA with the car rolled over and one entrapped. When units arrived on scene they assisted with …

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Jun 20

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

6/20/2011 –  At 02:14hrs the P.F.D. R.I.T. West (Stations 50 & 60) were dispatched to assist Minersville Fire Department at 233 South Delaware Ave for a working fire.  As stations 50 & 60 were en-route, Minersville command then requested his second alarm plus an additional R.I.T. team from the city which then brought Stations 10 …

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Jun 15

New Pumper Placed in Service

Congratulations to the American Hose Company (Station 70) on delivery of their new 2011 KME Panther custom pumper. The new engine will be their primary vehicle for vehicle accidents, R.I.T. team assignments and the first engine for out of town calls. The new pumper features the following: 1500 GPM Hale Pump 500 Gal Water 30 …

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Jun 07

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

6/6/2011 – At 08:35hrs the P.F.D. R.I.T. south team (Stations 10 & 70) were dispatched to assist the Cressona Fire Department at 49 River Street for a Working Structure Fire. First arriving units were met with heavy fire conditions which prompted command to upgrade to a second alarm assignment which then added Stations 50 & …

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