Category Archive: Incidents

Jul 06

Dumpster Fire

07/06/12 – At 00:52hrs Stations 50 & 60 were dispatched to the area of 1500 Mount Hope Avenue, behind the old Mount Hope School, for a reported dumpster fire. Prior to apparatus on scene, neighbors used a fire extinguisher to knock the bulk of the fire down. L-51 then placed a 1 ¾” bumper line …

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Jul 03

Working Structure Fire

7/3/12 – At 13:00hrs the PFD was dispatched to 1923 3rd Avenue for a reported house fire. P-1 arrived first on scene and advised of heavy smoke showing and upgraded it to a working structure fire. First apparatus on scene, E-62 immediately placed a 1 ¾” line in service and started their fire attack. Next …

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Jun 12

MVA

6/12/12 – At 15:22hrs Station 60 was dispatched to 888 Gordon Nagle Trail for a MVA with fluids down. When R-63 arrived on scene, personnel found a single vehicle MVA in which a SUV hit a large rock at the mall entrance. Crews applied floor dry and remained on scene for approximately 40min until the …

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Jun 02

Mutual Aid – Water Rescue

06/01/2012 – At 15:25hrs, Rescue 63 was dispatched to 747 Port Carbon – St. Clair Highway in E. Norwegian Township to assist Fire District 8 with a report of someone in the creek. To easily access the patient, crews entered the creek from behind a business in the St. Clair Industrial Park. Personnel used a cut off saw to remove a …

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Jun 01

Mutual Aid – 4 Alarm Commercial Structure Fire with MAYDAY

05/31/2012 – At 18:05hrs, The RIT team (E-11 and E-71) along with L-51 were dispatched to 20 W. Main St. in Schuylkill Haven for a working fire in a gun shop. Multiple buildings were well involved upon arrival. L-51 set up on the B side and sent crews to the roof and to the interior on side A. The city …

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May 29

MVA

05/28/2012 – At 13:30hrs, stations 10, 60, and 70 were dispatched to Route 61 and Mauch Chunk St. for a report of a motorcycle accident. Upon arrival crews found a serious accident involving a motorcycle and pickup truck. P-4 requested station 20 to close route 61 south at E. Norwegian St. and Palo Alto units to close 61 north at the …

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May 21

MVA

05/20/2012 – At 18:11hrs, stations 50 and 60 were dispatched to N. 16th St. and McBarron St. for a report of a vehicle accident. Upon arrival crews found a SUV had driven through the A-B corner of the garage causing significant structural damage. Personnel constructed a T Shore to stabilize the building and removed debris from the road. …

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May 05

MVA w/ Gas Leak

05/05/2012 – At 11:11hrs, stations 10 and 50 were dispatched to assist District 53 for a gas leak in the area of Penske Trucking on Route 61. A vehicle left the highway and damaged a 2″ high pressure gas line. Crews established a water supply and set up monitors and provided back up to UGI workers. Route 61 …

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May 05

MVA

05/04/2012 – At 14:42hrs, stations 20, 40, and 60 were dispatched to Route 61 and Arch St. for a report of a vehicle accident. Upon arrival crews found two passenger vehicles in the roadway with moderate damage. Crews assisted with traffic control, containment of leaking fluids, and patient care and packaging. Crews were on scene for approximately 35 minutes P-1 had …

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May 05

MVA

05/03/2012 – At 20:07hrs, stations 50 and 60 were dispatched to Gordon Nagle Trail and Glenworth Rd. for a report of a vehicle accident. Upon arrival crews found a SUV that had lost control and rolled over. Crews from R-63 assisted EMS with patient care while L-51 personnel took care of the leaking fluids and debris.  The trail was …

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