Sept. 16 – Monroe’s volunteers got an early start to the day, responding with Company 33 (New Kingstown) to a motor vehicle accident at 3:04 a.m. at the intersection of North Locust Point Road and West Trindle Road in Silver Spring Township. Crews found a single vehicle off the roadway and the driver had self-extricated. Company 25 cleared the incident at 3:45 a.m.
Company 25 also responded to an early afternoon medical assist in the township and a vehicle fire in the 900 block of West Grantham Road. Headquarters dispatched Engine 25 at 4:22 p.m. for a vehicle fire in the area of Ashcombe’s Farm and Greenhouse. Engine 25 arrived and found an SUV in the parking lot with fire evident from the engine compartment. The engine’s CAFS bumper line was pulled and a quick knock was made on the fire.
Crews wrapped up the day with an in-house training session on vehicle stabilization techniques.
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