July 2010 archive

Motorcycle Crash on the Border

July 31st – Engine Companies 25 and 33 along with Rescue 27 were dispatched to a reported motorcycle accident at the intersection of W Trindle RD and Old Stonehouse Rd at 21:53 hrs.  The incident actually occurred during New Kingstown’s Fair and E25 and E213 (in place of Co. 33) responded from New Kingstown.  Units …

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Come Visit Us at the New Kingstown Festival

Monroe Fire Company will once again sell open pit beef sandwiches at the New Kingstown Festival located at the New Kingstown Fire Station located at 277 North Locust Point RD.  The Festival opens at 4PM each night from July 28th – 31st.  See you there!

No Rest For Monroe Firefighters

July 13 – 14th – The night of July 13th into the early hours of July 14th proved busy for Monroe firefighters.  A first alarm building fire assignment was dispatched for an electrical fire inside a mobile home on Sinclair RD.  Upon investigation, it turns out the occupant called 9-1-1 several hours after observing wires …

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Motorcyclist Flown Out After Crash

July 9th – A motorcyclist was flown to Hershey Medical Center following a late evening crash in the 1100 block of Brandt RD.  Engine Co 25 and Rescue 45 were dispatched to a single motorcycle accident at 20:20 hrs in the 25-03 box.  Crews arrived to find a single occupant lying on the roadway with …

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Engine and Tanker to Middlesex Two-Alarmer

July 4 – RIT and Tanker from Company 25 were dispatched to 151 Fieldstone Dr as part of a second alarm assignment for a house fire in the 133-05 box.  Special thanks to the crews from Dillsburg and York Springs who transferred to our station while we were committed on the Middlesex Twp incident.

Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!

The weekend we celebrate Independence Day; however, the holiday brings with it an increased risk for fire and personal injury.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 8,800 injuries occurred last year due to fireworks, there were two reported fatalities.  In 2008, fireworks caused an estimated $42 million in property loss. According to the …

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