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2014 INCIDENTS

  FIRE EMS
Jan: 16 93
Feb: 14 88
Mar: 20 -
Apr: 14 -
May: 13 -
June: 18 -
July: 13 -
Aug: - -
Sept: - -
Oct: - -
Nov: - -
Dec: - -
Total: - -

 

 

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Recent News


MVA ON THE BORDER

8/19/14 - Units were alerted in the early afternoon for a vehicle accident in box 6-5 on Arendtsville Rd.  Shortly after dispatch, communications corrected the incident to a 5-6 box, as it was farther towards Arendtsville than initially reported.  With units enroute, communications advised there was a report of a jeep overturned in the orchard.  Ambulance 6A arrived and found there to be no injuries, and units checked for hazards before returning to service.

 


AMBULANCE ON SERIOUS MVA, ENGINE ON ANOTHER

8/18/14 - Ambulance 6A responded with other units on a MVA with triple ejection on US 15 southbound in box 25-1.  6A provided care along with other EMS units and transferred care to LifeLion, and the patients were flown to an area trauma center.

Photo courtesy of LifeLion

With units operating on this incident, EMS Lt. 6(Stallsmith) radioed communications advising of an accident at Heidlersburg Rd and Old Harrisburg Rd.  Engine 6-2 responded on this incident, and 6A cleared the first call and responded as well.

 

In the midst of these incidents, Ambulance 7A handled a class 1 call in Co. 7's local area as well. 

 


TANKER RUN TO CUMBERLAND COUNTY

8/15/14 - Tanker 6 was alerted along with Co. 7 and Tanker 9 for a tractor fire in Dickinson Twp, Cumberland County at 54 Chestnut Ridge Rd.  Engine 7-2 was first on the scene, and held the box to themselves and CC Brush 136.

 


CO PROBLEM

8/13/14 - With a few personnel at the station doing some training, a phone call was received at the station requesting the FD to come check the residence at 799 Carlisle Rd for a possible CO problem.  The rescue responded and monitored the residence with no readings on the meter.

 


OLD RESCUE UPDATE

Chief 6 grabbed these shots of the old rescue in its new home in North Carolina!

 


ACVESA CONVENTION

8/9/14 - Rescue 6, Service 6, Rehab 6, UTV 6 and Ambulance 6A1 all participated in the 2014 ACVESA Convention parade, hosted by Co. 7(Bendersville).

 

 


ENGINE GOES ON GETTYSBURG BOX

8/8/14 - Engine 6-2 was alerted on the first alarm for a possible house fire in the 200 block of S Washington St in Gettysburg Boro.  With personnel on station preparing for County Convention, the engine was out the door immediately.  A short time into the incident, an officer from Co. 1(Gettysburg) arrived on the scene and placed the box in service on a "malicious call". 

 


FIRST DUE COMMERCIAL BOX ALARM

8/5/14 - The pre-alert dropped at 2138 hrs for box 6-5, for an electrical fire at the Apple Bin Restaurant.  Co. 6 units arrived and found a small fire and extinguished it quickly, and held the box to Co. 6 and Engine 5-1, and released the remainder to divert to another box alarm in Co. 5's(Arendtsville) area.  The cause of this fire is believed to be a lightning strike.

 


OLD CARLISLE RD MVA

8/4/14 - Co. 6, Engine 7-1, Ambulance 7A and Medic 53 were alerted at 2010 hrs for a vehicle accident in the 1400 blk of Old Carlisle Rd for a vehicle accident with 1 overturned.  Rescue 6 and 6A arrived and held the box to Rescue 6 and EMS units.

 


HOUSE DUMPS FOR STOVE FIRE

7/30/14 - Co. 6 units were alerted on the first alarm for a stove fire in a house on Oxford Rd in box 25-2.  Engine 6-2, Tanker 6, Rescue 6 and Ambulance 6A all responded and staged before being released by command.

 


CO ALARM

7/29/14 - Rescue 6 and Ambulance 6A were alerted for a CO alarm at 799 Carlisle Rd.  Units arrived and monitored the house, finding some moderate CO readings inside, ventilated the house and advised the occupants to have plumbers and HVAC experts check out the problem.

 


CENTER MILLS MVA

7/28/14 - Co. 6 and Engine 7-1 were dispatched at 1550 hrs for a vehicle accident in the 700 blk of Center Mills Rd.  Deputy Chief 6(Leedy) arrived on the scene and found a car that struck a tractor trailer and a cement wall before coming to rest off the side of the road.  He then held the assignment to Rescue 6 and Ambulance 6A, and the box was in service a short time later. 

 


ENGINE AND TANKER ON BARN FIRE

7/26/14 - At 1155 hrs, Communications sent units to box 10-3 for a barn fire.  Co. 10 units reported a smoke column visible from their station, and arrived to a working barn fire.  Engine 11-2, on transfer to St. 6 for our Wine Fest, responded from our station.  Shortly after this, Engine 6-2 was alerted to replace units that had failed to respond, and was out the door quickly with 5 personnel.  Shortly after this, Command 10 requested 2nd alarm tankers, bringing Tanker 6.  Upon arrival, E6-2's crew assisted with fire attack and overhaul, and the tanker hauled 6 loads of water.  Units from Adams, York and Cumberland counties operated on this fire.

 

Units involved:
Engines:10-1, 11-1, 11-2, 26, 27, 33-1, 5-1, 6-2, 7-2, 9-1, York 46-1, 49-2, 65, 11-1, 9-1, Cumberland 223

Tankers: E10-2, ET14, ET29, T29, 11, 25, 26, 33, 6, 9, York 65, E3-1

Truck 33

Rescues 26, 20

Ambulances 11A, 33A

Service 11, Utility 11

Numerous Fire Police


 

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