Archives for September 2011

September 26, 2011 – Possible House Fire (Wilder Street, Cressona)

September 26, 2011 – At 18:49 just as members from the SHFD were about to begin a RIT/Survival Training, Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched along with Fire District 41 (Cressona) to 95 Wilder Street, Cressona Borough for a possible house fire. Chief 41 (Mansell) was the first to arrive on scene and found light smoke coming from a chimney. Fire personnel arrived on scene and checked the chimney for fire and found nothing. It was determined that the oil burner had malfunctioned and all units were placed available by Cressona command.

September 26, 2011 – Possible Apartment Building Fire

September 26, 2011 – at 12:27 the SHFD was dispatched to 200 University Drive, North Manheim Township (PSU Schuylkill) for an apartment building fire. As all units began to respond SCCC advised of a stove on fire with the sprinkler system activated. Chief 722 arrived on scene and found that the sprinkler system and maintenance had knocked down the fire. All units were on scene for approximately 20 mins until being cleared by Chief 722.

September 24, 2011 – Liberty Fire Co. #4 Takes 1st Place States!

On September 24, 2011 members from Station 4,  Leroy Boyer and Aimee Peel ventured to Lake Harmony, PA with Wagon 736 for the 2011 State Firemen’s Convention hosted by Lake Harmony Fire and Albrightsville Fire Companies. Wagon 736 placed 1st for the category of Best Appearing Engine 1985 and older! Congratulations to Wagon 736, Aimee, and Leroy on their State Championship!

The Liberty Fire Co. would also like to congratulate Landingville Fire who placed 3rd with 47-10  in the Tanker category and 2nd in the Attack Category with 47-11.

 

September 24, 2011 – AFA Blue Mountain Elementary East

September 4, 2011 – At 19:08 Station 4 and Ladder 725 were dispatched along with Fire District 56 to 675 Red Dale Road, East Brunswick Township (The Blue Mountain Elementary East) for an automatic fire alarm.  A crew from 56-10 conducted an interior search of the building and the alarm was determined to be a false activation.  All Station 4 units and the Ladder were placed clear and available by Chief 56.

September 23, 2011 – Tree Down Adamsdale Road

September 23, 2011 – At 12:55 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the area of the Nutty Pear, Adamsdale Road for a tree down partially blocking the roadway. Crews arrived on scene and found that Penn Dot had already removed the tree. All units were placed clear and available.

September 23, 2011 – Working Structure Fire Auburn Borough

September 23, 2011 – At 01:16 the SHFD Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) and Station 1 for Ladder 725 were dispatched to 202 Market Street, Auburn for a working fire. Fire personnel arrived on scene and staged on side A of the fire building until being requested to assist with fire attack and overhaul. Station 1 positioned Ladder 725 on Side D of the fire building and laddered the exposures. Crews were then split up into teams, an interior team for overhaul, and a roof crew for ventilation. All SHFD units were on scene just over 3 hours. More info coming soon! **Photos via Aimee Peel

September 22, 2011 – MVA w/Injuries (Main Street)

September 22, 2011 – At 15:29 the SHFD was dispatched to the intersection of Earl Street and Main Street for a vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene and found a 3 car accident with 1 injury. Fire personnel assisted EMS with patient care and removal. All units were placed clear and available by Chief 723.

September 19, 2011 – AFA Orwigsburg Manor

September 19, 2011 – At 10:58 Station 1 & 4 were dispatched to 1000 Orwigsburg Manor Road, Orwigsburg Manor Nursing Home for an automatic fire alarm. All units were cancelled before en-route.

September 15, 2011 – MVA w/Injuries (Rt. 61 and University Drive)

September 15, 2011 – At 17:30 the SHFD was dispatched to the intersection of Rt. 61 and University Drive for a vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene and Station 1 assisted EMS with 1 patient.  All units were then placed clear and available by Chief 720. **Video via E-737.


September 13, 2011 – AFA Ryon Lane (North Manheim Township)

September 13, 2011 – at 10:22 the SHFD was dispatched to 150 Ryon Lane, North Manheim Township for an automatic fire alarm. Just as all units began to respond SCCC advised of a false activation and placed all units clear and available.

September 12, 2011 – Medical Assist (Schuylkill Mountain Road)

September 12, 2011 – At 20:45 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched for any available personnel to respond to 1158 Schuylkill Mountain Road for a medical assist. Just as Squad 739 went responding SCCC advised to cancel the call.

September 11, 2011 – AFA Blue Mountain Elementary East

September 4, 2011 – At 22:37 Station 4 was dispatched along with Fire District 56 to 675 Red Dale Road, East Brunswick Township (The Blue Mountain Elementary East) for an automatic fire alarm. Engine 737 and Wagon 736 responded and arrived on location. A crew from 56-10 conducted an interior search of the building and the alarm was determined to be a false activation.  All Station 4 units were placed clear and available by Chief 56.

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