March 2008 archive

March Goes Out With Three Calls

March 31 – The last day of March brought Monroe Fire Company three separate incidents. The first, transferred Tanker 25 to Company 19’s quarters while they operated on a commerical building fire in Perry County (thanks for letting us break in the new day room Gary!). Following the tanker transfer, the remaining daylight crew staffed …

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Historic Photos Added

Thanks to Chief 33, Curt Hall, we’ll be adding more photos to the web site showcasing Monroe Fire Company’s past. If you have any information regarding any photos which are posted or have any photos of your own, we’d love to see them to consider adding to the web site. Please email them to the …

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Auto Accident w/ Confinement

  March 18 – Co 25 was alerted to a reported non-injury accident in the 25-09 box in the area of Creek RD and York RD for fuel leaking from a vehicle. Chief 225 (Farrell) arrived on scene and corrected the address to be in the 1200 block of York RD. C225 found a large …

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St Patrick’s Day Crashes

March 17 – Companies 25, 33, and 27 were alerted to a reported auto accident in the area of W Trindle RD and State RD this morning at 07:32. First-in units found three cars involved, partially-blocking the roadway. Several people were transported from the scene with minor injuries. Later in the day, at 17:36, companies …

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Blast from the Past

  A recent trip exploring a hundreds of photos at the station uncovered these gems. Special thanks to Curt Hall (C33) for getting the pictures scanned.

RIT to Dickinson Twp House Fire

March 14 – Engine 25 was alerted to a RIT assignment at 00:05 this morning. The Engine (C25) and a crew of five responded to the house fire at 245 Pine Grove RD in the 36-105 box. Monroe has an agreement with Dickinson Twp Chief Ivan Bretzman (Chief 6) to serve as a Rapid Intervention …

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Accidents on “The Border”

  March 11 & 12th – The past two days have brought two separate motor vehicles accidents on the “border” between Monroe and Silver Spring Townships. The first occured on March 11, shortly after 0730. Crews were dispatched to the intersection of Simmons RD and W Trindle RD, which is just west of the intersection …

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South Middleton Shed Fire

March 7 – Engine and Tanker 25 were alerted to a reported shed fire at 85 Tanger RD in South Middleton Township (Box 35-101) just after 21:00 this evening. The tanker (C25) was on the road first, followed shortly thereafter by E25 (DD Heckert). While en route, the engine was placed available and the tanker …

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South Middleton Gas Leak

March 3 – Engine 25 was alerted to a reported gas leak inside a residence at 19 Sheeley Ln in South Middleton Township (Box 35-01). Command 2 advised the engine to Level I stage down the street from the residence. Shortly after staging, Command placed the engine available.