June 30, 2010 – At 17:04 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 63 West Main Street and Columbia Street for a motor vehicle accident with no injuries and fluids down. Crews arrived on scene, applied floor dry to the area around the vehicles and assisted with patient care. Stations 2 & 4 remained on scene for approximately 25 minutes until the tow company arrived. Chief 720 (Peel) had command. Photos via Squid’s Helmet Cam. [Read more…]
Archives for June 2010
June 23, 2010 – At 10:41 Stations 1, 2 & 4 along with Distrcit 41 (Cressona) were dispatched to 1540 Route 61 South at the Cressona Mall, for a vehicle accident with minor injuries. When Chief 722 (Sattizahn) arrived on scene he was met with a two vehicle accident with minor injuries and fluids down. As Engine 737 was en-route the call was then held to Stations 1 & 2 who applied floor dry and swept debris from the roadway. Chief 720 (Peel) was the driver of E-737.
June 22, 2010 – At 23:27 Stations 1, 2 & 4 were dispatched to the rear of 3 Grace Avenue, North Manheim Township (behind Renninger’s Market) for a reported brush fire. Chief 723 (Donatti) arrived on scene and was met with a small area of debris burning behind the residence. Crews used tools and a 1 1/4″ trash line to put out the fire. Time out was about 15 minutes.
On Friday, June 18, 2010, members from Station 4 participated in the 13th Annual Orwigsburg Fire Golf Tournament held at the Schuylkill Country Club. After a great day of golf, the tournament concluded with a fantastic steak dinner and various prize drawings. The Liberty Fire Co. would like to thank Orwigsburg Fire for the great round of golf and a great day overall. We already can’t wait until next year.
We are currently working on getting a few more of these great helmet cameras. Cameras like these help us review events that take place on the fire grounds and can be used for training. We plan on adding more videos as more training events take place. In the meantime visit our new FireFighter Helmet Camera Page!
June 13, 2010 – At 2:38 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 145 W. Main Street in the borough, for a vehicle accident with fluids down. Chief 735 (Kremer) arrived on scene and determined that one engine would be sufficient and held the call to E-733. Crews applied floor dry to the area around the vehicle and were placed available after approximately 20 minutes.
June 12, 2010 – At 17:34 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to 309 Maple Avenue, Deer Lake for a working house fire with possible entrapment. Chief 42 (Strouse) was in command confirming a working structure fire and immediately activated a second alarm bringing E-732 and E-733 from Station 2. Crews from Stations 1 & 4 were utilized for manpower while Station 2 was staging as a R.I.T. team until the Pottsville R.I.T. team arrived on scene. Once Pottsville arrived on scene, Station 2 was also utilized for manpower and overhaul operations. All Schuylkill Haven units remained on scene for approximately 2.5 hours until being released by Chief 42. More information to follow!
June 9, 2010 – At 18:28 Station 4 was dispatched for T-738 to 56 S. Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove Borough for an apartment building fire. As T-738 and Squad 739 was en-route Pine Grove Command also requested the S.H.F.D. (RIT) to the scene bringing both E-732 and E-733 from Station 2 to the fire. Fire personnel arrived on scene and were immediately split into teams to help assist with fire attack and overhaul. Crews also assisted with roof ventilation and searching for fire extension. After overhaul was completed, PG command requested Station 2 to stand-by at Hose Hook & Ladder until all Pine Grove units cleared the scene. All Schuylkill Haven units were placed available after approximately 5 hours. *MLK PHOTOS*
June 7th, 2010 – At 20:50 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 62 Seven Stars Road for an Automatic Fire Alarm. As units began responding, Chief 720 (Peel) was advised that of a false activation and placed all units available.
June 7, 2010 – At 18:46 the Schuykill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 101 Route 61 South for a possible structure fire. Crews quickly arrived on scene and found a malfunctioning garage door motor had produced smoke and activated the alarm. The power to the motor was disconnected and all units were placed available after 20 minutes. Chief 735 (Kremer) had command.
June 6, 2010 – At 16:15 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 28 Deiberts Valley Road and Berne Drive for a reported tree down blocking the roadway. Crews arrived on scene and were met with a large tree blocking one lane of traffic. Chains saws were used to dismantle the tree and all Haven units were placed available after about 20 minutes.
June 6, 2010 – At 19:06 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 303 Manheim Road, North Manheim Township for a reported tree down blocking the roadway. As units were responding they were advised that the tree was removed from the roadway. The call was then held to E-732 to assist in removing debris from the roadway. Chief 720 (Peel) had command.
June 6, 2010 – At 10:48 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 401 University Drive (North Manheim Township) to the Rest Haven Nursing Home for an automatic fire alarm. As units became en-route, county advised of a smoke detector activation on the first floor located near the reception area. It was quickly determined to be a false activation and as units arrived on scene they were placed available by Chief 722 and Chief 724.
June 4, 2010 – At 22:29 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to the area of 8 Jane Avenue (North Manheim Township) for a reported shed fire. Chief 722 arrived on location and confirmed a fully involved shed fire impending on another structure. E-732 was the first to arrive on scene and immediately pulled an attack line to protect the adjacent structure. E-737 and Tanker 738 were the next to arrive and immediately feed E-732. As a precaution Chief 722 requested District 47 (Landingville) and District 56 (Orwigsburg) for manpower. Crews remained on scene until overhaul of the shed was completed and all units were placed available after just under 2 hours. Chief 722 had command.
At 16:40 Stations 1, 2 & 4 along with District 41 (Cressona Fire) were dispatched to the Pottsville Surgery Center (Cressona Mall) for an Automatic Fire Alarm. As Chief 723 became en-route, county advised all units of a false activation and canceled the call.
May 28, 2010 – At 14:45 Station 4 was dispatched to the area of 199 South Berne Street for a reported tree down blocking the roadway. Engine 737 arrived on scene and found that both a large and small tree had fallen blocking one lane of the roadway. Crews used a chainsaw to remove the trees and were placed available. Chief 722 had command.