February 2008 archive

Feb 28

First-Due Kitchen Fire (Box 25-09)

February 28 – Dinner-time brought Company 25 a kitchen fire in its first-due today. The fire was reported at 1554 Williams Grove RD in the 25-09 box. Engine 25 arrived on scene first and sent an interior crew to investigate. Crews found a moderate smoke condition throughout the house and no extension. Grease used to …

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Feb 12

Two Alarm Mechanicsburg House Fire

February 12– Early in the morning, Headquarters received a report of a house fire at 319 Robert St in the borough of Mechanicsburg.  EMS and Mechanicsburg PD arrived on scene first and confirmed a working fire.  A short time later, following an attack by first-alarm units, Command 8 requested a second alarm assignment, which included …

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Feb 11

Wind Damage Leads to Field Fire

Feb 11 – Monroe Fire officials believe a downed electrical wire sparked a field fire at 207 Clouser RD.  The night before, winds in excess of 40 mph struck the region and, as a result, a branch snapped off a tree and became entangled in electrical wires at that address.  Several hours later, the wire snapped, …

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Feb 10

Three Incidents Boost 2008 Responses

February 10 – What began as a slow year – in terms of responses – increased by three today beginning with an early morning mutual aid assist to Dillsburg (York County Station #64). E25 was alerted to a reported chimney fire at 57 Spring Ln in Carroll Twp in the 64-02 box. The Engine returned after a short time on …

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