Jmorgalis

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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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May 01

PFD Looking Back – May 2013

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of April. Submitted by Mike Glore. May 2013 Looking Back

Apr 04

MVA – Mutual Aid

At 1349hrs Station 60 was dispatched to assist Forestville and South Cass Fire to Route 901 in Primrose for a MVA with possible entrapment. First arriving units found a single vehicle MVA with one car into a stone wall. EMS was able to remove the patient without any rescue tools. R-63 assisted with hazard control …

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Apr 04

Possible Structure Fire

At 0230hrs the PFD was dispatched to 231 Pierce Street for a reported structure fire. As units were en-route, county advised of a reported dryer fire. First arriving personnel found a working dryer fire in the basement of the residence and immediately tried knocking it down with two (2) ABC extinguishers. They were able to …

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Mar 26

Working Structure Fire

3/27/13 – At 13:08hrs the PFD was dispatched to 11 North 22nd street for a reported structure fire. When P-1 arrived on scene he advised of light smoke showing from Division 2 and had the SHFD RIT team dispatched. First arriving E-11 and E-62 immediately placed a line in service and quickly knocked down the …

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Mar 14

MVA

03/14/13 – at 20:06hrs Station 50 & 60 were dispatched to the area of Station 50 for a MVA with unknown injuries. When personnel arrived at the fire house, they had a single vehicle MVA into a pole, directly in front of their apparatus bay. PFD units were on scene for approximately 1-1/2hrs until barricades …

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Mar 13

Mutual Aid – Motorcycle Accident

03/13/13 – At 17:20hrs Station 60 was dispatched along with Marlin and Seltzer Fire Companies to the area of Seltzer Road and New Street for an MVA involving a motorcycle. First arriving units found a single vehicle motorcycle accident with the patient at the bottom of a 75’ embankment into a small creek. When R-63 …

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Mar 09

The Art of Reading Smoke Training

Members of the PFD and surrounding departments, attended a one-day seminar called “The Art of Reading Smoke,” at Pottsville Area’s D.H.H. Lengel Middle School. The class was hosted by five local firefighting organizations and the presenter was David W. Dodson, owner and lead instructor of Response Solutions LLC in Eastlake, Colo. Over 243 firefighters attended the …

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Mar 06

Mutual Aid – MVA with Entrapment

03/06/13 – Station 60 was dispatched along with Blythe Twp. & New Philadelphia Fire Department to the area of Valley Road, East of New Philadelphia, for a MVA with Entrapment. First arriving units found a single vehicle MVA with the car resting off road in a ditch. Crews worked to remove the roof and extend …

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Mar 01

Possible Structure Fire

03/01/13 – At 17:25hrs the PFD was dispatched to 613 West Arch Street for a possible structure fire. First arriving units had heavy smoke coming from the roof area. Upon further investigation, the smoke was coming from a faulty oil burner. The residence was then checked for Carbon Monoxide as there was a slight haze …

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Mar 01

PFD Looking Back – March 2013

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of March. Submitted by Mike Glore. March 2013 Looking Back

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