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to David F. Krizauskas
18 is very proud to announce that today firefighter David F. Krizauskas
was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in United States Air Force. From the
officers and members of Station 18, Congratulations and Best of luck Lieutenant!
assist to Area 17
the afternoon of April 7, the brush units and Jitney would be requested
to assist Station 17 on SR2016, Lenox Township. Per 17 Chief, Station
18 would work the northeastern front of the fire. Units would clear
and respond to area 24 for an additional brush fire.
and Camper rollover at 207
April 7, just before midnight, the MVA assignment would be transmitted
for a truck and camper rollover at 207 southbound. R18, E24, 18-9
and 24-9 would be on the response. Chief 18-3 would mark on scene
confirming the dispatch with one occupant self-extricated and establish
the “207 Command”. The rescue would take the passing lane to establish
a safe zone and control hazards. E24 would take the blocker slot
while 18-9 handled EMS. Crews would remain on scene while the recovery
team removed the wreckage.
stop on 1804 Box
approx. 0310hrs Friday morning, the 1804 box would be transmitted for a
working fire off SR2067. Lt18 would arrive reporting a 1 ½
story with fire on side B extending into the wall. Chief 18-1 would
establish the “Quarryhill command” requesting the ladder lay in and the
tanker pick-up the lay. L18 would drop 400’ of LDH and place one
1 ¾” in-service getting a quick knock on the fire. Tanker
18 would pick-up the lay as the supply. HE1 would establish a water
supply in a nearby pond while E24, HT3 and R59 assisted with overhaul.
Command would returned the remainder of the box holding the units operating.
Crews would spend approx. 90 minutes overhauling and wrapping up.
on fuel spill at the 204
18 would be dispatched to assist area 24 on a hazmat at mm204 southbound
in the early morning hours of January 28. Communications advised
of the commercial vehicle leaking fuel. Rescue 18 would arrive to
find a cargo vehicle that had struck the guardrail. The force of
the crash would rupture on of the fuel tanks. The crew went to work
inflating a containment device under the rigs fuel tank. R18 and
E24 would address the immediate area for additional containment needs.
The rescue would be released in approx. 1 hour.
over the bank on Rt106
in the day the rescue and 18-9 would be sent to Rt106, Lenox Twp, for the
pickup truck over the embankment. Upon arrival crews would find the
occupants self-extricated and provide EMS. The rescue would handle
scene safety and hazards. Units cleared in approx. 40 minutes.
and 18-9 work 28 Box
18 would be dispatched as part of a first alarm assignment to Rt374, Herrick
Twp, for a reported chimney fire. L18 would arrive and be assigned
roof operations. The crew went to work setting the rig and gaining
access to the chimney area. The roof crew reported a fully blocked
chimney causing the smoke condition in the residence. Crews would
work for about an hour opening the chimney and venting the residence.
18-9 stood-by as the EMS/rehab unit.
and 18-9 work head-on in area 24
0724hrs on February 6, R18 and 18-9 would be part of the MVA assignment
on Rt106, Greenfield Twp, for the head on crash with injuries. Chief
24 would arrive reporting heavy damage to both cars with entrapment in
both vehicles. R18 arrived providing a full deployment. Crews
from 18 and 24 would work the crash removing the roof and wide-bodying
vehicle one while removing 3 doors and wide-bodying the second. Both
patients were transported to the trauma center. 18-9 handled one
transport while the rescue assisted with traffic before being released.
Great job by all involved.
like to thank all who supported our chicken BBQ! Without your support,
we're both in trouble!
and Tanker on 17 Box
2200 hours on Thursday evening Station 18 was part of a 17 Box on Rt 107,
Lenox Township. L18 and T18 would respond on the alarm. L18’s
crew would handle multiple assignments throughout the blaze with the ladder
pipe and handlines being placed into service for the final suppression
efforts. T18 would run in the tanker shuttle. Crews operated
for nearly 4hrs before returning.
works wreck in Gibson Twp.
morning November 25, R18 was dispatched to assist Harford on a mva in Gibson
Township. HE1 arrived to find a full size van over an embankment
with the driver confined and injured. HE1 arrived and began stabilization
with R18 requested for a full deployment upon arrival. The crew would
arrive and assist in completing stabilization prior to perform a modified
wide body on the commercial vehicle. Crews would remove the victim
to be transported to the awaiting helicopter. Job well done by all
call in I-81,
Thursday morning, October 25, Station 18 and Harford fire crews responded
to a one car roll over at the 211 milemarker southbound I-Route 81.
With a smashed vehicle and significant debris in the roadway PSP requested
the I shutdown at the 211 off- ramp. While operating, a pickup truck pulling
a double car hauler entered the traffic pattern. Fortunately the crew on
Harford Engine was focused on their detail and observed the truck coming
and not slowing. The truck and trailer struck the engine. The
crew was not injured.
knock on 1805 Box
04:17hrs on Friday September 21, Station 18 was dispatched to 867 Crystal
Park Blvd, Clifford Township, for a reported structure fire. On the box:
L18, E24, E28-1, E41, E52, R18, R59, L43, T18, T24, T52, T28-5, 18-9 and
enroute, communications updated Chief 18 that this was a confirmed working
fire. Chief 18 requested an additional truck (L58) and engine (E36)
to the response.
18 marked on scene establishing the “Crystal Park Command” reporting a
two story residential with flames showing from division 1 and 2 in the
rear of the building and all occupants out and accounted for. L18
would arrive and split crews deploying an 1 ¾” attack line to the
rear, an interior crew with a 1 ¾” attack line to division 2 and
the main ladder would be raised to begin vertical ventilation.
would lay a supply line from the nearest dry hydrant for sustained water
supply. This lay would be picked up by E52. T18 would provide
water to the ladder as well. The remainder of the first alarm companies
would arrive and go to work as directed.
second alarm would be filled out as a precaution. A quick knock on
the bulk of the fire would be made with extensive overhaul work to be completed
in the attic. Crews were detailed to salvage operations during this
time. The final suppression operation would be to apply class A foam
to the attic and side C area of the fire to aid in complete extinguishment.
During the incident, a first due crash at mm210 on the interstate would
be transmitted. Fill-in companies would handle the crash for 18.
An excellent job by all involved on both incidents. PSP is investigating
the cause of the fire.
and prayers with the Price family
trend continues for 18
Friday morning at approx 0630, the mva assignment would be transmitted
for a tractor trailer vs SUV at 106 and 374 in front of Dunniers
Store. Chief 18-1 would arrive establishing the "106 Command" reporting
a straight job vs SUV with all victims self extricated. 18-9 would
transport one while the Rescue would handle the hazards and take
traffic. Units would clear in approx 40 minutes.
with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Alma Price, mother of
Lt. Phil Price and Fire Police Lt. Perry Price. Mrs. Price passed away
Monday. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Price family during
this difficult time. The
Estabrook passes unexpectedly
is we deep sorrow that we announce the untimely passing of FireFighter
Dusty Estabrook on Tuesday June 19. Dusty always provided a laugh
or an ear to bend whenever he was around. For those who had the honor
to know him, he will be deeply missed. FF Estabrook began coming
to the firehouse at a very young age and served as a great example of determination
and a positive attitude to all. Dusty – we’ll miss you, rest in peace
the early afternoon, the mva assignment would be transmitted for a 3-4
car crash at mm 207.8 northbound - communications receiving multiple
calls. R18, E24, 18-9 and 24-9 would be on the run. 18-1 would request
additional BLS from Harford and 36-9. Chief 18-1 would mark on scene
establishing the "207 Command" reporting four vehicles with moderate to
heavy damage, no entrapment. 18-9 would handle the triage and transport
along with 24-9 with 36-9 staging at the 206. R18 would assist ems,
handle the hazards and take the blocker. Units would clear in approx 45
after, R18 and 18-9 would be dispatched as part of a first alarm
to mm204s, for a mva, police requesting EMS only. 18-9 would be on the
return from the earlier crash and minutes out. 18-9 marked on scene
reporting three vehicles involved with heavy damage and two in the
woods. R18 would arrive with Chief 18-2 taking the "204 command". The
rescue would take traffic and address the hazards. 18-9 would transport
from the scene. Units cleared a short time later.
tractor trailer fire
approximately 0200hrs on Tuesday June 12, R18 and T18 would be dispatched
to assist Harford on a working tractor trailer fire at 215.8 southbound
on the I. The rescue would arrive and establish lighting and assist
in opening up the refer trailer for extinguishment while the tanker
tied in for additional water. Units would operate for over two hours
Sunday morning May 20, Rescue 18 would be dispatched to assist Wayne County,
Companies 41 and 43, on a single vehicle MVA with heavy entrapment on main
street Vandling. Chief 18 would arrive and receive a briefing from
the Rescue 41’s Officer and call for a heavy deployment upon the rescue’s
arrival. Crews were faced with the driver of the vehicle heavily
entrapped from a head-on impact with a tree.
from 41 and 18 would work to remove all doors, roof, front wheel and begin
a dash displacement to free the victim. At the height of the incident,
8 hydraulic tools, two air chisels, and three reciprocating saws were in
service along with multiple other hand tools.
victim was extricated and transported to the LZ aboard 41-9. E43
would establish the protective hand line during the extrication.
An excellent job by all involved.
stickers for Colin O’Rourke available
stickers for Colin O’Rourke are now available. All the proceeds from this
fundraiser will go to Save A Life Lackawanna County which is a newly formed
not for profit organization dedicated to promoting suicide awareness by
raising money for scholarships from high school students who promote such
education in their schools and communities. Additional goals would be to
financially assist local families who have been directly affected by a
suicide. Minimum donation is 5 dollars.
can be bought at the Clifford Fire Company on Monday nights starting on
June 4th from 6 to 9pm. Contributions can also be mailed to Chief 2 Dan
O’Rourke 492 Route 247 Greenfield Township PA 18407 and stickers will be
mailed back in return.
out the weekend
multiple runs throughout the weekend, a MVA assignment on Airport Road
would close out the weekend. Crews would be dispatched at approx 2230hrs
for a one car crash on at the given address.
18 would arrive on scene establishing the “Airport Rd” command reporting
one car into a large culvert, the rear of the vehicle suspended in a tree,
with one occupant injured and confined. The rescue would arrive throwing
ladders into the culvert to gain access and begin stabilization efforts.
Once the vehicle was stabilized, the passenger door would be laid down
for access. The patient was extricated and transported to the trauma
center aboard 18-9.
and Tanker work area 36 fatal
Tuesday April 17 at approx 1130hrs, R18 would be dispatched on the SRN
in area 36 for the working structure fire with entrapment on Montdale Road,
Scott Township. Units would arrive finding a fully involved two story residential
with confirmed one occupant. The second alarm transmission would bring
T18. R18 arrived and went to work handling multiple tasks on the
fire scene and operated for approximately 3 hours before returning.
T18 would run in the shuttle supplying the scene with Chief 18-2 handling
the water operations. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family
for their loss.
on 43 Box
Thursday morning at approx 1230 hrs, L18 would be part of a first
alarm assignment for the working fire on Main street Vandling. Units
would arrive with a quick knock and return the remainder of the box.
on second alarm fire in Greenfield
again at 1056hrs, L18 would be part of a first alarm assignment at
452 Rt247, Greenfield township for the house filling with smoke. Lt18b
would confirm the working fire on division 2 with extension to the
attic. Chief 18-2 (O'Rourke) would arrive establishing the 247 command
confirming the working fire and request the second alarm. E24 would
arrive and stretch an 1 ¾" line with L18 taking the address and
setting the rig for roof operations. L58's crew would assist on the
assignment. A quick knock on the fire held the fire to division 2 and the
attic. Units would remain for approximately 90 minutes before returning.
The residence is home to Lt Munley and his wife and family - our
thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Monday morning started early with back to back medical calls sending
both 18-9 and 24-9 to city hospitals. Crews also handled a tree down on
Church Street in the village. The pace picked up once again in the afternoon
with station 18 being sent to SR 2010 in the township for the one car MVA
into a tree. Initial reports from the scene confirmed one car into a tree
with heavy damage and one occupant self extricated with a head injury.
18-9 and the rescue would arrive with 18-9 packaging the driver and transporting
to CMC with Cottage paramedic onboard. With the rescue handling traffic
and hazards, Engine 41 was requested to assist with an active fuel leak.
All units would clear as the scene was turned over to Clifford police.
As units were returning, Ladder 18 was requested as the RIT Company
for a structure fire in Thomson’s first due. The ladder was returned with
the fire out. 18-9 would close off the day with a medical in Gibson Township.
and a Superload at 206
heavy snow was falling mid morning in the region, the MVA assignment would
be transmitted for a tractor trailer over an embankment in the area of
to the scene would also be a challenge as the best access would be via
side roads that lead to the bottom of the embankment. Chief 18 would
arrive and assume the 206 command reporting a 120,000 lb. windmill tower
on the SUV with the tractor separated from the trailer. Units would
arrive and begin triage, stabilization and extrication efforts. Two
patients would be quickly removed and taken to the trauma cent.er while
the third would be extricated a short time later. An outstanding
job of teamwork by all involved.
units marked enroute, Susquehanna Communications would upgrade the incident
to a large truck over the embankment with an suv underneath with entrapment.
18 would add R7, R36 and Kozlowski towing to the assignment.
would be first to mark on scene reporting a superload over an approx 100’
embankment with an SUV partially under the load with two entrapped.
Additional ALS and BLS would be added.
R36, R7, HE4, 8-9, 24-9, HA2, 41-9, CH, CLS, Kozlowski Towing, PSP &
Box starts the week
morning the 1807 box would be transmitted for the working building
fire on SR2069, Gibson Township.
reports would transmit a 24' x 24' building housing an outdoor
wood burner fully involved with no exposures.
18-1 would mark on scene establishing the "2069" command reporting
the building fully involved with total collapse. The first alarm
units would handle the and clear within 90 minutes.
at area 21
a quick clean-up, L18 would travel to area 21 to assist in covering calls
in area 21 and for L58 while the department paid their last respects
to President "Pep" Chindemi. FF Chindemi served the borough for 62
years. L18 and E36 would staff 21-4's head quarters during the funeral.
The Officers and members of Station 18 offer our thoughts and prayers
to the family.
fire in Clifford Township
16:00 hrs, the 1804 box would be transmitted for a smoke condition at a
house with an unknown address on Rt106, Clifford Township. Chief
18-3 would arrive, clarifying the location, and reporting a two story residential
with heavy smoke issuing from the roof with unknown occupancy. L18
would arrive and take side A of the structure with a crew stretching a
line to the interior, while additional crews would throw ladders and begin
opening up the roof around the chimney. E24, E17 would come straight
in for staffing while HE4 laid the supply line in and assisted with operations
at the scene. R36 would handle RIT and L-58 returned to Station 18
and covered the coverage area while 18 was committed. Units would
return in approx 2 hours. Thanks to everyone for a good job.
car rollover at 210
after 100 hrs on Sunday 18 rescue and ems along with Harford engine and
ems were sent to mile marker 210 for the vehicle roll over, with the vehicle
still in the roadway. Chief 18-3 arrived confirming the dispatch report
with the driver self extricated and no injuries. Rescue 18 established
the safety zone and controlled hazards with Harford engine handling traffic
while Harford ems obtained 1 pt refusal. 18-9 stood by at exit 211 until
all personal cleared the interstate.
on Harford Box
approx 2130hrs on Thursday evening, L18 would respond as part of a first
alarm assignment to a reported structure fire on Reynolds Rd, Lenox Twp
in Harford’s first due. Units would arrive to find a mobile home
with a smoke condition with smoke issuing from the skirting beneath the
trailer. A quick assement from the on-scene crews determined a smoldering
fire beneath the residence possibly from heat tape. The assignment
would be scaled back quickly with the Ladder returning within 20 minutes.
Friday morning, R18 and 18-9 along with R17 would be sent to Rt 374 near
the intersection of Rt92 for one car on its side. Communications
would advise while responding reports from the scene indicated on entrapped.
Chief 18-1 marked on scene confirming one confined to the vehicle.
R18 and R17 would stabilize the vehicle and remove the roof with one being
extricated and placed in the hands of EMS. 18-9 would transport to
the trauma center with CLS on board. R18 would clear with 40 minutes.
Nice job by all involved.
works 3 alarm apartment house fire
Wednesday evening L18 and T18 were part of a third alarm assignment for
a residential box in New Milford’s first due. Units arrived with
heavy fire venting from division one of a large two story wood frame that
was home to three occupied apartments. Crews would also battle temps
hovering the 90 degree mark. With limited access, L18 would
be staged in the designated apparatus area approx 2000’ from the structure
with the crew being sent in on foot. The crew arrived and was sent
to the roof to relieve the operating truck company. After completing
the assignment and a stent in rehab, the crew would be redeployed to div
2 to finish opening up for the engine company. Crews returned home
assigned the B-C corner and split crews with one entering the building
scanning the area of concern with the second heading to the roof.
After the initial scans, the box was scaled back with R36, E24 and HE4
being held and R59 going in-service at Station 18 to handle any additional
calls. EMS crews from 18, 24 and Harford would handle rehab.
Crews operated for approx 40 mins.
Monday night at approx 2130hrs, the 1802 box was sent to the convenient
mart for a smell of smoke in the building. Chief 18-3 would mark
on scene establishing the command reporting a single story commercial with
nothing from the exterior. After a quick face-to-face with the store
manager, Command was advised of an earlier power serge and a strong smell
truck crash with heavy entrapment at 208
would split with E24 pulling a line and the remaining 18 and 24 crews beginning
stabilization of the rig and spill control. 7&36 would arrived
with the heavy wrecker from Kozlowski’s and a massive stabilization effort
would continue. With the rig stabilized, crews made access into the
cab area to the patient. Unfortunately, ALS would deem the occupant
deceased. PSP along with the County coroner would complete their
investigation and the recovery would continue. With excellent teamwork
by all companies involved, the occupant would be safely removed from the
cab and transferred to the coroner. Units remained on scene until
the rig was righted.
Friday the 13th at approx 1300hrs, the motor vehicle accident assignment
would be transmitted at mm 208 southbound on the “I”, for the tractor (minus
the trailer) off the roadway. R18, E24, 18-9, 24-9 and CLS would
be on the run. Updates were being received quickly, upgrading the
call to a tractor that had left the southbound, traveled across the northbound
and was now upside down and crushed.
18 would upgrade the box requesting R7, R36 and Kozlowski’s heavy wrecker
to the scene and placing Harford on standby. The final update would
come from FF Marshalek on scene reporting the crash would be on McCarty
Rd running parallel to the interstate. All units would access via
SR2035 and Cameron Hill Rd. R18 would arrived to find a semi rig
upside down with the cab crushed to the frame with heavy entrapment and
an active fuel leak threatening a nearby swamp/stream.
Ops wraps up
Saturday May 14, the practical portion of the trench operations program
would be carried out. Crews were tasked with hazard recognition,
soil types, proper preparation of the area, shoring of the trench and victim
removal. The class was an excellent source of knowledge, skill building,
thanks to Barhite Excavating for the excavator, R112, R21 and United for
bring additional equipment to help make the class a huge success and Instructors
Gilgallon and Conlin for a job well done.
goes to work on 36 box
Monday, May 11 at approximately 16:30 hours, R18 was part of a first alarm
SRN for a working house fire on Montdale Rd, Scott Township.
would arrive on scene with 8 and go to work opening up the interior of
the residence along with providing ventilation to the residence.
would handle the power and cascade duties. Crews would clear within
special called on Thompson Box
Thursday afternoon, March 17, L18 was special called to a commercial structure
in Thompson Boro on Rt 171. L18, with a crew of 5, arrived on scene
and was positioned on side A of the structure. The crew was tasked
with opening up the remaining roof area to allow for hydraulic overhaul
via the ladder pipe. THE1 supplied the ladder for the operation.
Crews worked for approx 90 minutes before returning.
and Tanker work 2 alarm 2073 box
Tuesday morning January 25 at 0745hrs, the structure box was transmitted
for a working mobile home fire on SR2073 Lenox Twp, in Harford’s first
due. L18 and T18 would be part of the first alarm assignment.
Harford 16 arrived confirming a working fire with all occupants out
of the residence. With limited access, HE4 and HT3 would take the
driveway with T18 picking up the LDH lay and supplying the scene.
L18 staged on 2073 with its crew of 5 going to work handling first due
truck responsibilities, assisting with suppression and overhaul.
Units would operate for approx 2hrs before clearing the scene.
supply/resource staging Chief 18-2
cut-job starts the day
Saturday morning at approx 0800hrs, the Volunteers were met with a multi-vehicle
crash and sub zero temps to start the day. 18 would be dispatched
for the two vehicle crash on Rt 106, Clifford Township. While enroute
communications adivsed a third vehicle wsa now invloved with injury. 24-9
was added to the response. Chief 18 would arrive establishing the
"106 Command" reporting a 3 vehicle crash involving a milk tanker, SUV
and a pick up truck with the SUV partially under the tanker with confinement.
would be given the assignment of performing a "wide-body" on the passenger
side of the SUV to free the confined passenger and control the fluids.
18-9 would handle the confined pt with Capt 18 and 24-9 triaging the remaining
3 victims of the crash. Extrication would be completed in under 10mins
with the patient being transported to the trauma center. As the rescue
was packing up, the second crash would be dispatched at 208.9 northbound
on the eye. 18 would break from the 106 incident and respond to the
interstate. Chief 18-1 would arrive establishing the 209 command with one
car partially bloacking the passing lane - one occupant, no injuries.
R18 would handle the scene safety while PSP and the tow service removed
the vehicle. Units cleared in approx 20 minutes.
hours brings 3 crashes and 2 working fires
Township 2 alarm residential
Saturday January 8, at approximately 03:00 hours, L18 was dispatched to
assist on a working structure fire on Marcy Hill Road, Lenox Township,
in Hop Bottom’s first due. While enroute, Hop Bottom 11 would add
T18 to the assignment. Chief 18-3 would be first arriving reporting
a fully involved single story dwelling with partial collapse. HE4
would arrive and place a 2” hand-line in service. L18 arrived laying
LDH into the scene and setting the rig for ladder pipe operations while
HT3 would pick up the lay and begin the supply. 18’s crews would
split stretching a hand-line, controlling utilities and assisting the crew
on HE4. T18 would aid in the shuttle of water to the scene.
The fire would reach 2+alarms before crews would finish the overhaul.
Units returned to service at approx 0700.
arrived on scene with Chief 18 establishing the “374 Command” reporting
an excavator stuck under the bridge with no hazards down and no apparent
injuries. A chunk of debris came off the excavator and struck the
windshield of the vehicle following behind. 18-9 would handle the
EMS while R18 and E24 would take care of the traffic detail during PSP’s
investigation and also awaited arrival of Penn Dot for the bridge.
under bridge causes close call
approximately 1800 hours on Sunday, the MVA assignment was dispatched for
debris that fell off a tractor trailer, due to hitting a bridge, and struck
a pickup truck. The original location given was mm 206, the corrected
address would be I81 and RT 374, Lenox township.
the traffic detail was being handled, R18 and 18-9 would be dispatched
to assist Harford at mm 219 for one smoking car in the median. Units
would clear the 374 incident and respond to mm 219. Harford 16
would arrived and determine no services were required, 18 would be placed
Aug 12,2010 at approx 03:15, the mva assignment was dispatched for the
tractor roll over at mile marker 206 northbound. On the assigment:
rescue 18, 18-9 along with engine 24 and 24-9. Susq then advised 18-2 that
they received multiple calls, one with the driver who was still in the
truck but unsure on injuries. Chief 18-3 arrived within minutes confirming
one tractor trailer on its side mm 206 north on the bridges with sweet
potatoes covering the bridge, the driver out of the vehicle with a head
injury and the interstate shut down .
rescue and 18-9 arrived with the rescue splitting crews one controlling
hazards and the other assisting ems. The patient was packaged and transported
to cmc along with cls 8. Engine 24 then set up a traffic pattern at the
206 off ramp detouring traffic off the interstate. Crews remained on scene
until psp completed there investigation, the scene was then turned over
to penn dot and the recovery service and all units cleared the interstate.
Crews would run a second crash on the "I" for the day with minimal resources
needed continuing the busy week for the volunteers of the 18 house.
involved van fire at 206
14:05 hours on Sunday afternoon, the vehicle fire run card would be sent
to mm206 southbound on the “I” for a fully involved van fire. L18,
T18, E24 and 24-9 would handle the run. Chief 18-1 marked on scene
establishing the “206 command” reporting a fully involved fan fire at the
top of the entrance ramp with all occupants accounted for. L18 arrived
with the crew placing an 1 ¾” in-service and opening up. The
tanker would provide the nurse line while E24 handled the scene block and
24-9 staged. Crews operated for 40 minutes before returning.
would spend their Saturday working at the picnic grounds preparing for
the annual picnic. Just as everyone was set to go home, the two car
crash with rollover would be transmitted at the intersection of Rt106 &
Rt247, Greenfield Township. R18 and 18-9 would resond in under a
minute. Upon arrival R18 would provide scene safety and assist in
traffic. 18-9 assisted 24-9 with EMS at the scene. Units cleared
in approx 40 minutes.
ends four run day
would start at approx 0400hrs for the volunteers with a reported fire at
the southbound restarea. Chief 18 would hold units after updates
from communications and proceed into the scene on the investigation.
After a short time, units would return. Shorty after, 18-9 would
handle an medical run assisting 24-9. At 0830hrs, the rescue would
handle a tree down on SR2014 - operating on scene for approximately 20
approximately 2250hrs on June 28, the rescue and 18-9 were dispatched to
assist PSP on a “lift assist” at mm 208 southbound. As more information
was received, units were advised there was a large man trapped between
the seats of a small vehicle and that the vehicle was actually in the southbound
rest area. R18 arrived with Chief 18 establishing the 209 command
reporting one large man trapped between the seats of a small SUV.
With very limited area to work, crews began the extrication of the victim.
After approximately 30 minutes the victim was removed with minimal damage
to the car and transported to a local hospital as a precaution. E24
and 24-9 assisted.
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