Jwitmier

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Name: Jason Witmier
Date registered: 18 February, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Working Structure Fire — 5 March, 2012
  2. Mutual Aid – Working Commercial Structure Fire — 27 November, 2011
  3. Mutual Aid – Working Commercial Structure Fire — 27 November, 2011
  4. Mutual Aid – Weather Event — 8 September, 2011
  5. Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire — 6 August, 2011

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Mar 05

Working Structure Fire

03/05/2012 – At 03:23 hours a box alarm was transmitted for a possible structure fire in the area of Norwegian and Jackson Streets.  Police units arrived in the area and changed the location to East Market and Jackson Street (1 block back), with smoke showing from an apartment building.  P4 (George Stefnic) arrived on scene …

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Nov 27

Mutual Aid – Working Commercial Structure Fire

11/26/2011 – At 23:14 hours units on standby in Schuylkill Haven were dispatched to 1478 Route 61 South – North Manheim Township, for a possible commercial structure fire at the China Buffet Restaurant (formerly the River Inn). For those familiar with the area this is a very large building that has been remodeled several times, …

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Nov 27

Mutual Aid – Working Commercial Structure Fire

11/26/2011 – At 18:27 hours Pottsville RIT-South (Good Intent E-11/American Hose E-71) were dispatched with Ladder 51 to a mutual aid call in Cressona Borough at the intersection of Front and Railroad street for a commercial structure fire at Cressona Knit Products. The fire was rapidly upgraded to a working commercial fire as additional alarms were …

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Sep 08

Mutual Aid – Weather Event

9/7/2011 – At 23:49 hours Stations 10 and 70 were dispatched along with the Schuylkill County Incident Support Vehicle to repond to assist Pine Grove with flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee. Several areas of Pine Grove were under 4 to 6 feet of water with heavy damage throughout the borough.  E-11, E-71, and E-72 …

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Aug 06

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

8/6/2011 – At 05:02 hours Pottsville Rit-North (E32/E41) was dispatched to 120 North Jardin Street, Shenandoah, to assist at a working structure fire.  The fire was located in the middle of a long row in a fairly tight section of Shenandoah.  The working fire involved two 3-story structures which were heavily damaged, however the fire …

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Jul 09

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

07/05/2011 – At 03:10 hours Pottsville RITE (E-11/E-72) were dispatched to 65 Lehigh Street in Tamaqua for Rapid Intervention Team services at a working structure fire.  The fire was fully involved before the fire company was even on scene, involving four 3-story row homes.  E-11 and E-72 setup RIT operations on the A/D corner of …

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Apr 05

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

4/5/11 – At 02:52 hours RIT North (E-32/E-41) and E-72 along with P3 and P2 were dispatched to assist Mahanoy City on a working structure fire at 915 E Pine Street.  E-72 took a hydrant at 8th and Mahanoy to feed Ladder 43-20.  E-32 and E-41 were staged out on Centre street while their personnel …

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Apr 04

MVA with Entrapment

At 18:35 hours E-32, E-41, R-63, and P-3 were dispatched to Progress and Laurel Boulevard for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment.  Single vehicle rolled onto passenger side with driver entrapped.  R-63 used long shores and cribbing to stabilize vehicle and used Hurst tools to cut door posts and roll roof to gain access to …

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Apr 04

Grill Fire

At 18:19 hours E-32, E-41, and P-3 were dispatched to 427 Peacock Street for a BBQ Grill Fire.  Heat from the grille had charred the wood that the grill was resting on, small amount of water was applied to the charred area.

Apr 02

MVA with Entrapment

At 07:04 hours Rescue 63 was dispatched along with Dist 43 units for an MVA with entrapment at mm-116 on I-81 Northbound.  Incident was reported to have (4) four people trapped in a Ford Taurus that was rolled over.  R-63 was cancelled enroute as victims self extricated.