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.

Mar 29

Possible Structure Fire

At 16:58hrs all city stations were dispatched to box 14 for an address of 202 N. Centre for a possible apartment building fire. When units arrived on scene they observed light smoke coming from cracks in the sidewalk. Upon further investigation they found material smoldering between the foundation and the sidewalk on Side A of the building. A 1-1/2″ line was placed in service to extinguish the smoldering material and wet down the surrounding area while crews setup smoke ejectors to clear the remaing smoke from the building. Units were on scene for approximately 45 minutes. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

Mar 27

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

On 3/25/11 at 11:26hrs stations 30, 50 & 60 were dispatched along with the Norwegian Township Fire Department to 305 Beechwood Avenue, Village of Marlin, for a possible structure fire. When L-51 arrived on scene they found heavy smoke venting out of the structure and advised county they had a working fire.  A crew from L-51 advanced lines in the structure while E-62 laid in a supply line. While fire attack was in progress crews from E-62 & E-32 vented the structure as command requested a RIT team from the city which then brought stations 10 & 70. Pottsville units were in service for approximately 2 hours. Photos courtesy of Coal Region Fire

Mar 12

MVA with Entrapment

On 3/7/11 at 09:26hrs Rescue 63 was dispatched to assist Saint Clair and Ryan Twp. in the area of Burma Road and Fire Tower Road for a accident with entrapment. When R-63 arrived on scene they assisted with vehicle stabilization, door removal, roof flap, steering wheel removal and a floor flap in order to gain access to the patient. Once extricated the patient was flown to the trauma center. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook.

Feb 24

Mutual Aid – Working Structure Fire

At 01:32 hours stations 30 & 40 were dispatched to 112 West Main street in Giradville for a working structure fire. When they arrived on scene, command placed them in service on side C of the structure to relieve crews and assist with overhaul. Both stations cleared the scene at approximately 03:20 hours. Photos from coalregionfire.com

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