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 the patient while crews from Stations 10 & 70 applied floor dry. Crews then assisted EMS with patient packaging and remained on scene for approximately 1hr. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

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 ½” bumper line in service as the vehicle rolled over multiple times before coming to rest on an embankment.  Crews assisted with scene lighting and patient packaging. PFD units remained on scene for approximately 2hrs until the towing company arrived. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

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 scene for approximately 30 minutes until the gas company arrived to fix the leak.  Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

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 Station 20 was dispatched to shut down Route 61 South Bound at Union Station. PFD units were in service approximately 1 hour.  Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

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 on scene performed overhaul. Crews remained on scene for approximately 1hr. Pictures by Fire & Film and Frank Andruscavage.

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 in service to fully knock down the fire. PFD units were on scene approximately 30min. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

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 in L-51 also placed a 1 ¾” line in service while another crew began venting the structure. Next in E-32 laid a 5” supply line to feed both L-51 and E-62. Crews made an aggressive interior attack and knocked the fire down very quickly.   Crews were in service for approximately 1 ½ hrs while overhaul was performed and companies wrapped up. Photos from Coal Region Fire

Jul 01

PFD Looking Back – July 2012

A look back at incidents from the PFD during the month of July. Submitted by Mike Glore.

July 2012 Looking Back

 

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 towing company arrived. Photos from Yorkville Hose Facebook

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 chain link fence and a chain saw to clear a path to the creek bank. The patient was loaded into a stokes basket and taken to an awaiting ambulance. Crews were on scene for approximately 45 minutes.

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