4/29/2011 – At 08:28hrs stations 50 & 60 were dispatched to the 1200 Block of W. Market Street for a 3 vehicle MVA. As units arrived on scene, L-51 applied floor dry to leaking fluids and R-63 provided traffic control. Photo from Yorkville Hose Facebook.
4/13/11 – At 20:26hrs stations 30 & 40 were dispatched to 150 N. Claude A Lord Blvd, (Route 61) for a single vehicle MVA with a car hung up on a guard rail. When E-32 arrived on scene they placed a 1-3/4″ safety line in service in case the gas tank would rupture while the car was being removed from the guardrail. Meanwhile E-41 shut down the south bound lane of Route 61 until the vehicle was removed. Photos by Jon Morgalis
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 were sent to the front of the structure for RIT operations. All Pottsville units were cleared around 06:00. (First run for E-72 new KME engine) Photos from Coal Region Fire
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 the patient. E-32 and E-41 assisted with manpower and pulled 1-3/4″ handline for scene protection. Photos from Mike Messner & Yorkville Hose Website
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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