Category Archive: Incidents

Dec 20

MVA

12/19/2011 – At 15:51hrs Stations 50 & 60 were dispatched to the area of 1965 West Market Street for a three vehicle MVA. When units arrived on scene firefighters applied floor dry to the leaking fluids and cleared debris from the roadway. Stations 50 & 60 were on scene for approximately 40 minutes until the …

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Dec 20

Mutual Aid – MVA with Entrapment

12/13/2011 – At 12:50hrs Station 60 was dispatched to assist Tremont, Ravine and Minersville Fire Rescue to 191 South Tremont Street in Reilly Twp. for a MVA with entrapment. As rescue 63 was en-route, they were advised by units already on scene, of one vehicle MVA in which the vehicle rolled over multiple times and …

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Dec 20

Mutual Aid – MVA with Entrapment

12/11/2011 –  At 12:11hrs Station 60 was dispatched to assist Marlin & Llewelyn Fire Companies to the entrance of Kings Village Mall on Route 901 for a MVA with entrapment. When Rescue 63/Squad 61 arrived on scene, they found a two vehicle MVA with entrapment in one of the vehicles. Crews immediately placed the Hurst …

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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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Nov 22

Possible Structure Fire

11/20/11 – At 08:44hrs the PFD was dispatched to 433B Nichols Street for a possible structure fire. As apparatus went en-route, county advised that the caller was reporting the plug for the stove was on fire. When apparatus arrived on scene firefighters found that the plug was still on fire and used a dry chemical …

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Nov 22

MVA with Injuries

11/16/2011 –  At 18:47hrs stations 30, 40 & 60 were dispatched to the area of 1080 Peach Mountain Road for an MVA with unknown injuries. When apparatus arrived on scene they found a single vehicle MVA with injuries. Apparatus remained on scene for approximately 1 hour until PSP and the towing company arrived. Photos from …

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Nov 22

CO Detector Activation

11/13/2011 – At 20:02hrs stations 50 & 60 were dispatched to 216 N 18th street for a carbon monoxide detector activation. Firefighters checked the residence with a 4 gas meter and verified it was safe for the occupants to return into their house. Apparatus remained on scene for approximately 34 minutes. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

Nov 22

MVA

11/12/2011 – At 11:04hrs stations 50, 60 & 70 were dispatched to the area of 8th and Mahantongo steet for an MVA with unknown injuries. As apparatus went en-route county advised they received additional calls stating the vehicle was reported to be rolled over and that the occupants were possibly entrapped. PD arrived first on …

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Nov 06

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

11/06/11 – At 15:44 hours stations 50 & 60 were dispatched on a RIT assignment to assist the Minersville Fire Department at 133 Laurel Street for a working structure fire. When stations 50 & 60 arrived on scene, they were immediately placed in service doing fire suppression which then prompted command to dispatch stations 10 …

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