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July 24, 2011 – Possible R.I.T. Response (Upper Tulp Twp)

July 24, 2011 – At 18:36 the SHFD Rapid Intervention Team was dispatched to I-78 MM 20, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County for a possible structure fire. Before any SHFD units began to respond, Berks command arrived on scene and found a controlled burn and SCCC placed all units available. … [Read more...]

July 24, 2011 – Brush Fire (Long Run Road)

July 24, 2011 -05:33 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 2012 Long Run Road (North Manheim Twp) for a possible brush fire. Chief 730 was the first to arrive on scene and advised all units of a controlled burn and placed both Station 2 and Station 4 available. … [Read more...]

July 23, 2011 – AFA Tumbling Run Road (North Manheim)

July 23, 2011 – At 16:15 the SHFD was dispatched to 16 Tumbling Run Road (the water treatment plant) for an automatic fire alarm. Units quickly arrived on scene and found a faulty detector located in the garage area. All units were placed available by Chief 720 (Peel). … [Read more...]

July 22, 2011 – SHFD Dive Team To Blue Marsh

July 22, 2011 – At 14:47 Station 2 was dispatched for the dive team and boats to respond to Church Road and Route 183 Penn Township for a Water Rescue/Recovery. Crews arrived on scene and placed 2 divers into the water and located the victim by using a jack stay pattern within 20 minutes. Station 4 also responded with Squad 739 on the call to assist Station 2 with manpower. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 3 hours. Photos over at Schuylkillhose.com. … [Read more...]

July 19, 2011 – R.I.T. To Strausstown For Structure Fire

July 19, 2011 – At 16:16 The Schuylkill Haven Rapid Intervention Team (R.I.T.) was dispatched to 24 Walnut Street, Strausstown Borough for a structure fire. SCCC advised Chief 722 (Sattizahn) of a working shed fire with extension into a wooded area. The R.I.T. however was cancelled en-route. All units were placed available by SCCC. E-733 and Squad 739 were on the call. … [Read more...]

July 18, 2011 – Brush Fire (Otto’s Amusements)

July 18, 2011 – At 18:25 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 440 Route 61 South (Otto’s Amusements) for a brush fire. Crews arrived on scene and found a small brush/garbage fire.  Station 2 used a trash line from E-732 to extinguish the fire. All units were placed available by Chief 722. … [Read more...]

July 16, 2011 – MVA w/Entrapment (Long Run Road)

July 16, 2011 – At 00:40 the SHFD was dispatched to the area of 2012 Long Run Road for a vehicle accident with entrapment. Crews arrived on scene and were met with a single car which had sheared off a utility pole and struck a tree. Station 4 used an extinguisher to extinguish a small fire caused by the falling wires and transformer and Stations 1 and 2 assisted EMS with patient removal from the vehicle. All SHFD units remained on scene until the tow company arrived. Chief 730 (Reed) had command. … [Read more...]

July 14, 2011 – Electrical Fire Inside Residence (Hess Street)

July 14, 2011 – At 19:27  the SHFD was dispatched to 436 Hess Street in the borough for a possible electrical fire inside a residence. Crews quickly arrived on scene and used a TIC (Thermal Imagery Camera) to check the residence. Fire personnel found nothing out of the ordinary and Chief 720 placed all units available. … [Read more...]

July 13, 2011 – AFA Pottsville Surgery Center

July 13, 2011 – At 09: 01 the SHFD was dispatched to 1540 Route 61 South, the Pottsville Surgery Center, for an automatic fire alarm. Just as units began to respond SCCC advised of a false activation and all units were placed available. … [Read more...]

July 8, 2011- Smoke Detector Activation

July 8, 2011- At 18:24 the SHFD was dispatched to 52 Blossom Lane for a smoke detector activation. Crews arrived on scene and found a faulty detector and all units were placed available. … [Read more...]

June 27, 2011 – AFA Jerusalem Luthern Church

June 27, 2011 – At 12:23 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 252 Dock St (Jerusalem Lutheran Church) for an automatic fire alarm. Chief 722 (Sattizahn) arrived and found no alarm activated but a problem with a phone line and cancelled all units. … [Read more...]

June 23, 2011 – Tree Down (Long Run Road)

June 23, 2011 – At 23:08 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 1935 Long Run Road for a tree down. As units began to respond Chief 720 advised all units to cancel the call. … [Read more...]

June 18, 2011 – AFA KNBT Bank (Route 61)

June 18, 2011 -At 22:15 Stations the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 333 Center Avenue, (KNBT Bank), for an automatic fire alarm. Just as units began to respond SCCC advised of a false activation and that the alarm was set off by cleaning personnel. All units were placed available by Chief 723. … [Read more...]

June 18, 2011 – Medical Assist (Union Street)

June 18, 2011 – At 15:58 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to 19 W. Union Street for a medical assist. Crews arrived on scene and assisted EMS. Chief 723 was in command. … [Read more...]

June 10, 2011 – Brush Fire (Stony Mountain Road)

June 10, 2011 – At 20:11 Station 4 was dispatched to the area of 300 Stony Mountain Road, South Manheim Township to assist multiple companies on a large brush fire. T-738 responded along with Squad 739 for manpower. Chief 722 (Sattizahn) had command. … [Read more...]

June 8, 2011 – WSF Mahanoy City High Rise (RIT Assignment)

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June 8, 2011 -At 14:23 The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department Rapid Intervention Team was dispatched to 10 West Centre Street, Mahanoy City for a working fire in a high-rise. Fire personnel arrived on scene and were split into two teams. The first team assisted at the fire scene and staged on the 8th floor, while the second team and Chief 722 were sent to stand by in the borough. While on stand-by in the borough, E-732 and Squad 739 were dispatched to the area of 72 South 2nd Street for wires down. Crews arrived on scene and removed a low hanging wire. All units reported back to the Station and resumed stand-by. … [Read more...]

June 7, 2011 – Medical Assist (St. John St.)

June 7, 2011 -At 08:33 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to 314 St John Street in the Borough for Medical Assist. Crews arrived on scene and assisted EMS with lifting a patient. Chief 722 (Sattizahn) had command. … [Read more...]

June 6, 2011 – Possible House Fire (Haven Street)

June 6, 2011 – At 20:03 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 333 Haven Street in the borough for a possible house fire. Crews arrived on scene and found the fire was out. All units were then release by Chief 723 (Donatti). … [Read more...]