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February 26, 2012 – MVA w/Entrapment (Cressona Mall)

February 26, 2012 – Just as units began to clear the scene of the previous landing zone and MVA, at 14:04 the SHFD was dispatched to 1540 Route 61 (Cressona Mall intersection) for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Chief 724 arrived on scene and confirmed a two vehicle accident with  3 injuries and 1 patient confined. Fire Personnel gained access to the confined patient and assisted EMS with transport and packaging of all 3 patients. Crews applied floor absorbent to the area around the vehicles and cleared debris from the roadway. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 45 minutes until PSP and the tow company arrived. Chief 724 (Donatti) had command.

February 26, 2012 – Landing Zone (Cressona Little League Field)

February 26, 2012 -At 13:45 Station 4 was dispatched to 298 Schuylkill Street to set up a landing zone for incoming Medevac 7. Fire personnel established a secure area for the “bird” to land and assisted EMS and the Flight Crew with patient transport. Chief 724 had command.

February 25, 2012 – Landing Zone (SHHS) **VIDEO**

February 25, 2012 – At 13:53 the SHFD was dispatched to 625 East Main Street, the Schuylkill Haven Area High School to setup a landing zone for incoming Medevac 7. Fire personnel established a secure area for the “bird” to land and assisted EMS and the Flight Crew with patient transport. All units cleared the scene shortly after take-off. Chief 724 (Donatti) was in command.

February 24, 2012 – Commercial Fire (Sapa Extrusions)

February 24, 2012 – At 16:28 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched along with Cressona FD to 53 Pottsville Street (Cressona Borough), Sapa Extrusions for a commercial fire. Crews arrived on scene to find that a large transformer had exploded inside of a structure and that the fire was extinguished by Sapa employees. Fire personnel checked the area of the explosion for extension and nothing was found. All units were then placed available by Cressona Chief 41.

February 24, 2012 – Unknown Type Fire (St. Charles Street)

February 24, 2012 – At 14:44 the SHFD was dispatched to the area of 400 St. Charles Street, behind the water treatment plant for an unknown type fire. Chief 723 (Motko) arrived on scene and found a small area of debris burning in a wooded area. Crews from Stations 2 & 4 used Indian tanks and a water can to extinguish the fire. All units were then placed available.

February 24, 2012 – Structure Fire Auburn Borough

February 24, 2012 -At 04:16 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to 674 Mill Street, Auburn Borough for a structure fire. As all units began to respond, SCCC advised of a possible car port on fire in a driveway. Auburn Command shortly requested Ladder 725 and E-737 to recall and go available as the fire was knocked down.

February 21, 2012 – MVA w/Entrapment (South Berne Street)

February 21, 2012 -At 07:35 the SHFD was dispatched to South Berne Street and Roosevelt Street, in the borough for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. SCCC advised of a single car accident (roll-over) with entrapment. Crews arrived on scene and found a vehicle on its roof with no entrapment. Fire personnel secured fluids leaking from the vehicle and remained on scene until the tow company arrived. Chief 723 (Motko) had command.

February 18, 2012 – SHFD Responds To Multiple Incidents

The first call for the night was at approximately 23:36, Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to 406 Washington Street, Auburn Borough for a structure fire. As all units were responding SCCC advised of the fire being knocked down and of Auburn Command Requested all incoming Haven units to recall. All units were then placed available.

Shortly after, at 00:41 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 1820 Long Run Road, North Manheim Township for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries. E-737 was the first to arrive on scene and advised of a single car accident (vehicle on it’s side) and a sheared utility pole. Crews assisted 1 patient with minor injuries and applied floor dry to leaking fluids from the vehicle. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 1 hour until the tow company arrived.

Finally, at 02:19 Stations 1 & 2 were dispatched to the area of 258 West Adamsdale Road for a vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Crews arrived on scene and found a single car accident (roll-over) with no injuries. Fire personnel secured the vehicle and remained on scene until the tow company arrived. Chief 722 (Donatti) had command.

February 15, 2012 – MVA w/Fluids Down (Avenue D)

February 15, 2012 -At 07:53 the SHFD was dispatched to the intersection of Avenue D and Union Streets for a vehicle accident with fluids down. Chief 722 (Sattizahn) arrived on scene and found a small amount of fluids on the roadway and held the call to Station 2. Crews applied floor dry to the area around the vehicle and cleared debris.

February 14, 2012 – Residential AFA Ridge Road (North Manheim)

February 14, 2012 – At 19:48 Station 4 was dispatched along with Fire Districts 47 and 56 to 705 Ridge Road, North Manheim Township for a residential fire alarm. As E-737 arrived on scene SCCC advised of burnt food on the stove and placed all units available.

February 11, 2012 – Working House Fire (Long Run Road)

February 11, 2012 -At approximately 23:00hrs Station 4 was dispatched to 1565 Long Run Road, Wayne Township to assist Fire District 34 on a fully involved house fire. Engine 737 was the first Station 4 unit to arrive on scene and immediately established a water supply feeding E34-10 via 5inch diameter hose. Personnel from Station 4 also established a tanker dump site as 34 command requested a 1st Alarm Tanker Task Force.Windy conditions and the intense cold temperatures made it difficult for firefighters to battle the blaze and created extremely slippery conditions. Thankfully, there were no injuries reported.

February 11, 2012 – AFA Jerusalem Lutheran Church (Dock Street)

February 11, 2012 – At 20:12 the SHFD was dispatched to 252 Dock Street (the Jerusalem Lutheran Church) for an automatic fire alarm. Crews arrived on scene and found that the alarm had reset it self. Fire personnel did a walk through of the building a found nothing. Chief 730 had command.

February 1, 2012 – Working Garage Fire (Auburn Borough)

February 1, 2012 – At 23:48 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to 434 Market Street, Auburn for a garage fire. As units became enroute SCCC advised of a working garage fire to the rear of the residence. Crews from E-737 staged their manpower at the corner of Market Street and 4th Streets, while T-738 established a water supply for E-47-10 (Landingville) to the rear of the garage. All units were on scene for approximately 30 minutes until being released by Auburn Command 39-01.

January 31, 2012 – Commercial Fire (Fromm Electric)

January 31, 2012 -At 02:12 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to 202 Pottsville Street, North Manheim Township assisting Fire District 41 (Cressona) with a possible commercial fire. Crews quickly arrived on scene and found the source of the fire to be a malfunctioning water heater inside of a storage area. Fire personnel disconnected the power to the heater and checked for extension. All units were then placed available by Cressona Command.

January 28, 2012 – Landing Zone (Church By PSU)

January 28, 2012 – At 14:55 the SHFD was dispatched to 110A Route 61 (the Church by PSU) to setup a landing zone for incoming Medevac 7. Crews established a secure area for the “bird” to land and assisted the flight crew with patient transport to the helicopter. Chief 730 (Reed) had command.

January 22, 2012 – AFA Rest Haven Nursing Home

January 22, 2012 – At 16:22 the SHFD was dispatched to 401 University Drive, North Manheim Twp. for an automatic fire alarm. Chief 720 arrived on location and advised all incoming units of burnt popcorn. All SHFD units were then placed available.

January 19, 2012 – Working Structure Fire (Pioneer Pole Buildings)

January 19, 2012 – At 13:00 Station 4 was dispatched for E-737 and T-738 to 716 S. Route 183, Wayne Township for a working fire. As units became enroute, SCCC advised of a working building fire. E-737 arrived on scene and immediately established a fill site between two large ponds to supply water to the scene. Fire personnel from both E-737 and T-738 also assisted at the scene with fire attack and overhaul of the structure. All Station 4 units were on scene for approximately 2.5 hours. Photos via Coal Region Fire.

January 19, 2012 – Possible Structure Fire (May Ann Apartments)

January 19, 2012 – At 01:40 Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to 1 May Ann Hill for a possible structure fire. As all units began to respond SCCC advised of a possible electrical fire located inside the residence. Crews arrived on scene and found that the homeowner was having difficulties with an electrical panel. Chief 720 advised the homeowner to contact an electrician. All SHFD units were then placed available.

January 18, 2012 – MVA w/Injuries (Parkway Avenue)

January 18, 2012 – At 09:44 the SHFD was dispatched to the intersection of Parkway Avenue and Columbia Street for a vehicle accident with injuries. Chief 720 quickly arrived on scene and found a two car accident with injuries. Crews assisted EMS with patient care and assisted with traffic control until the tow company arrived. Chief 720 (Peel) had command.