Category Archive: Incidents

Oct 07

MVA w/ Entrapment

10/07/12 – At 1431 hours, City firefighters were dispatched to Hotel Street near the city line for a vehicle accident. Upon arrival crews found a head on crash with one person trapped. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue tools to remove the drivers door to access the patient and extricate them. A total of two patients were …

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Oct 01

Working Structure Fire

10/1/12 – At 1615 hours, Schuylkill County Communications  dispatched Box 44 for the address of 1342 W. Norwegian St. for a report of a structure fire. First arriving units found a home in the middle of the row with heavy fire showing from the front of the building. Multiple 1-3/4″ hand lines were stretched to …

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Aug 09

Working Structure Fire

08/08/12 – At 11:43hrs the PFD was dispatched to 600 North 3rd Street for a Apartment Building Fire. As apparatus was en-route, PD arrived first on scene and advised county of a Working Structure, to the rear, of the second floor apartment. At this time, P-6 arrived on scene and requested the Schuylkill Haven FD …

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Aug 04

Mutual Aid – MVA w/ Entrapment

8/04/12 – At 02:10hrs Rescue 63 was dispatched to 440 High Ridge Park Rd. to assist Cass Township units with a serious MVA with multiple people trapped.  Yorkville and Minersville rescue crews used various tools to free the trapped occupants which were then flown to area trauma centers. It is believed the vehicle came off Interstate 81 and …

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Jul 30

Mutual Aid – RIT Assignment

7/30/12 – At 02:55hrs 68 RIT North (Stations 30 & 40) and Station 70 for an Engine were dispatched to assist Mahanoy City FD and multiple other companies at 37 North Main Street for a Working Structure Fire.  When PFD units arrived on scene, E-32 was relocated to stand-by in Citizen’s of Mahanoy City for …

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Jul 27

MVA

7/27/12 – At 15:36hrs Stations 10, 60 & 70 were dispatched to the area of Route 61 & Mauch Chunk Street for a 3 car MVA with one vehicle into a building. When apparatus arrived on scene, crews from R-63 placed their rescue tools in service to remove a B post to gain access to …

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Jul 25

MVA

7/25/12 – At 21:12hrs Stations 30, 40 & 60 were dispatched to the area of Peach Mountain Road and New Wade road for a MVA with injuries, reported to be a roll over. When apparatus arrived on scene, personnel found a single vehicle MVA with one person still in the vehicle. E-32 placed a 1 …

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Jul 20

Natural Gas Leak

7/20/12 – At 11:29hrs Stations 50 & 60 along with Mount Carbon, were dispatched to 45 Red Horse Road for a Natural Gas Leak. When apparatus arrived on scene personnel secured the area while crews from Station 60 used gas monitors to check the area and residences to ensure everything was clear.  Crews remained on …

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Jul 12

MVA

07/12/12 – At 15:49hrs stations 10, 60 & 70 were dispatched to the intersection of Route 61 & Mauch Chuck Street for a MVA with injuries. When apparatus arrived on scene, personnel from Stations 10 & 70 applied floor dry and disconnected the batteries while personnel from Station 60 assisted EMS with patient packaging.  Meanwhile …

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Jul 07

Mutual Aid – RIT Assignment

7/7/12 – At 22:55hrs 68 RIT North (Stations 30 & 40) were dispatched to assist the Shenandoah Fire Department and multiple other companies at 200 West Columbus Street for a working structure fire. When Stations 30 & 40 arrived on scene, crews setup a RIT team on side A of the structure while other firefighters …

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