April 2008 archive

Major HAZMAT Operation in Silver Spring Twp

April 18 – At 09:15 hrs, Engine 25 was alerted to respond to the Carlisle Pike at Hempt RD for foam operations at the scene of a major fuel spill that was the result of a collision between a fuel tanker and dump truck. The Engine (C25 – Heckert) responded with three and arrived on …

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Back to the Border…Again

April 10th – Once again, Engine Company’s 25 and 33 and Rescue 27 were alerted to a motor vehicle accident on the Border. This one was near the intersection of W Trindle RD and Sinclair RD. Crews secured the vehicle, as well as a small fluid spill into a nearby stream. Photos to come soon.

New Air Fill Station Installed

  April 9th – Crews began installation of the station’s new air fill unit this evening. The Scott RevolveAir Refill station provides a safer and more-efficient SCBA refill station compared to the current in-house cascade system. The refill station is powered by the Scott Hush 15hp Air Compressor, which includes an on-board air purfication system …

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Five Calls for the 5th

April 5th – The fifth day of the month brought Company 25 five calls, beginning in the morning with a medical assist. Later in the afternoon, Tanker 25 was alerted to smoke in a home at 228 Hempt Rd in the 33-01 box. Later in the day, Company 25 was alerted to assist PSP with …

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