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Adams County 911 CAD
111 S Main St, Biglerville, PA 17307 - (717)677-7532 - Fax: (717)677-0124
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December 13, 2015
Doors open at 12 noon, Bingo starts at 1 pm
Cost: $20, includes 3 special games and door prizes
Proceeds benefit BFD Ambulance
ALS SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
"With the announcement of Wellspan EMS discontinuing pre-hospital ALS service as of July 1, 2015, the Biglerville Hose & Truck Co#1 which has provided BLS (Basic Life Support) service to the Upper Adams area for over 55 years with almost 30 years of that time with career staffing, has made the decision to expand into ALS (Advanced Life Support) service. Biglerville Hose & Truck Co#1 has contracted ALS services from Healthstat Medical Solutions of Hanover PA to provide one ALS provider 24/7 which will upgrade our current BLS transport model."
LAND RESCUE, ODOR INVESTIGATION
11/24/15 - Co. 6 units were alerted in the morning for an injured subject after falling out of a tree stand. MICU 6-1 and Service 6/UTV 6 responded to the scene, and after evaluating the patient, the MICU requested airmedical. Tanker 6 handled the LZ at the station while personnel extracted the patient from the woods.
Not long after clearing the LZ, Rescue 6 was alerted on the assignment for an inside odor of gas on Creek Rd in box 7-7. On arrival, the rescue crew staged on scene, and then assisted Engine 7-2 with repacking their supply line before returning to service.
2 CAR MVA
11/14/15 - Co. 6 and Engine 5-1 were alerted for a vehicle accident at the intersection of Russell Tavern and Goldenville Rd. Units arrived to find 2 vehicles involved and mostly off the roadway, and EMS began evaluating the occupants of the vehicles while fire personnel checked for hazards.
1 INTO THE POLE
11/3/15 - Co. 6 and Engine 5-1 were alerted in the evening for a vehicle accident on Zeigler Mill Rd just off Biglerville Rd in box 6-5. Units arrived to find a truck vs pole, with the pole sheared off and the truck off the roadway. MICU 6-1 found that the driver was inside a nearby house, and went to evaluate them while Rescue 6 and Engine 5-1 controlled a fluid spill from the vehicle; units cleared after turning the scene over to PSP.
11/2/15 - Units were dispatched in the morning to the area of 1320 Russell Tavern Rd in box 6-9 for a motorcycle accident. Responding units were advised that the MVA involved a motorcycle and a deer. Units arrived to confirm dispatch, however the deer had fled the scene.
Just after lunch time, units were dispatched to the area of Sandoe's Fruit Stand on Carlisle Rd for a vehicle accident. Units arrived to find a 2 vehicle rear-end collision, with minor damage to the vehicles. The box was reduced to Rescue 6 and Ambulance 6A-1, and units cleared after checking for hazards and EMS evaluated the occupants involved.
JOINT TRAINING NIGHT
10/20/15 - Co. 6 hosted a joint training night with Co. 5 and Co. 7. Crews reviewed the equipment carried on Tower 5, and then proceeded to a vacant house in the area to practice basic truck company skills. Thank you to Co. 5 & 7 for coming down, and thank you to Knouse Foods Co-op for use of their property!
10/19/15 - Rescue 6, Tanker 6 and Ambulance 6A were dispatched on the first alarm for a house fire at 784 Pine Grove Furnace Rd in box 7-2. Co. 6 units observed a smoke column visible from the boro, and Engine 7-2 arrived with a working house fire, and units had the fire under control in a short time.
(Fire Photos by Daryl Shrader)
GOOD INTENT FIRST DUE BOX
10/18/15 - Units were dispatched in the early morning hours to 50 Third St in the boro for smoke in the basement. Engine 6-2 arrived and reported normal conditions from the exterior, and began investigation. After a short investigation, the box was reduced to Co. 6 and Co. 5 units, and units cleared a short time later, after finding the cause to be a heater problem.
HOUSE GOES ON 25 BOX
10/17/15 - Co. 6 units responded to assist Co. 25 with a possible house fire at 321 Company Farm Rd in box 25-1. Units arrived to find a fire in the walls, and went to work to find and extinguish it.
FIRE PREVENTION AND FIRE ALARM
10/13/15 - In the morning, Co. 6 personnel conducted a fire prevention/safety message for the staff and residents of a local group home.
Shortly after returning from that, Engine 6-2 responded to Knouse Foods on E Hanover St for an automatic fire alarm. Upon arrival, the crew spoke with the maintenance supervisor who advised that there was a system malfunction and that maintenance personnel were working on it; the box was placed in service with no FD services needed.
SHRIVERS CORNER MVA
10/3/15 - In the midst of the first weekend of Apple Harvest, units were dispatched for a vehicle accident at the intersection of Shriver's Corner Rd and Table Rock Rd. Units arrived to find a single vehicle into a tree stump, with minor injuries.
COMMERCIAL BOX AT KENNIE'S MARKET
10/1/15 - Units were dispatched just after noon for smoke in the building at Kennie's Market in box 6-5-30. Ambulance 6A arrived to find Deputy Chief 7 on scene and no active fire, and held the box to units responding. Units investigated and found a box in the kitchen area that showed some charring, no other signs of fire, and placed the box in service.
In the evening hours, Co. 6 units were dispatched on the assignment for a basement fire at 1650 Old Harrisburg Rd in box 1-7. After initial units arrived on the scene, investigation determined that the problem was a furnace malfunction, and reduced the assignment.
9/22/15 - Rescue 6 and MICU 6-1 responded to assist Co. 4 with a MVA w/one into the ACNB Bank building at High St/Chambersburg Rd. The rescue crew assisted with patient packaging and removal from one of the vehicles, and the rescue handled the LZ on scene for LifeNet 8-1.
HOUSE GOES ON FIRE
9/19/15 - As the last night of our Fall Fest was getting ready to start, Tanker 6 was dispatched on the assignment for a garage fire on Tapeworm Rd in box 25-3. Shortly after this, the engine was dispatched on the working fire dispatch(WFD), and Frederick Engine 6-3, our standby company, responded. Not long after this, the rescue was dispatched to fill the assignment. With all units responding, command held the assignment to units on the scene, including Tanker 6, and the other units returned.