December 2010 archive

Engine Responds to Silver Spring Garage Fire

Dec 30th – At 0916 hours, Headquarters dispatched Engine Co’s 31 (Silver Spring), 33 (New Kingstown), 27 (Citizens – Mechanicsburg), and 25 (Monroe); Truck 28 (Washington – Mechanicsburg); Rescue 31, and Tankers 31 and 33 on a first alarm assignment for a reported garage fire at 160 Texaco RD (Box 31-02).  C133 (Horning) was in the …

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Vehicle Rolls On W Lisburn RD

Dec 18 – E25, R27, A182, A271, and M81 responded to a reported single vehicle auto accident with rollover on W Lisburn RD, east of Fairway DR. A182 arrived on scene first, confirmed the pt was out of the vehicle and recommended a single BLS resource on the box. C125 (Farrell) arrived shortly thereafter and …

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E25 Assists with Upper Allen Crash

Dec 17 – At 19:21, Engine 25 was requested to the scene of an auto accident with entrapment in the 500 block of W Winding Hills RD.  Command 23 (Salter) requested E25 to assist with securing a landing zone in order to land helicopters from LifeNet (Hagerstown) and Pennstar (Reading).  E25 was available at 21:01.

Santa Visits the Township Early This Year

Dec 15 – Santa and his helpers completed another early visit to township residents this year visiting children and their families in several township neighborhoods.  Santa and crew were assisted by members of Monroe Fire Company who provided transportation on board fire apparatus and traffic control in the areas that were visited.  Monroe Fire Company …

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Bicyclist Struck on Trindle

Dec 13 – Company 25 was dispatched at 06:17 to a reported bicyclist struck at the intersection of W Trindle RD and N Locust Point RD.  West Shore EMS transported the patient by ground to a local hospital for treatment for injuries sustained in the accident.

Monroe Firefighters Complete RIT 2 Training

  Dec 12th – Monroe firefighters completed weekend-long training which dealt with advanced rapid intervention techniques used by firefighters to access and remove a downed firefighter.  Simulation work included freeing firefighters from entanglement, wall breeches, and rescuing multiple downed firefighters.  Rescue simulations were done in full turn-out gear, with SCBA and blacked out air masks.  Thanks …

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E25 to Adams Co. Warehouse Fire/HAZMAT

Dec 11th – Tanker 25 was alerted at 17:01 to transfer to Adams County Co 9’s (York Springs) quarters while they operated at the scene of a large warehouse fire in Tyrone Twp (Adams County Box 25-03).  At 19:14, Adams County requested E25 to the scene for foam support.  The fire scene was located at 2259 …

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One Flown from Sinclair RD Crash

    Dec 3rd – Engine 25 and Rescue 27 (Citizens – Mechanicsburg) were dispatched at 22:06 to a reported auto accident with entrapment near the intersection of Sinclair RD and Eppley RD (Box 25-07).  R27 arrived first, followed shortly thereafter by Chief 25, and found a female patient with leg trauma pinned under the dash.  R27 …

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Engine and Tanker to Upper Allen House Fire

Dec 1st – At 12:37, Engine and Tanker 25 werer dispatched on a first alarm assignment for a house fire in the 1500 block of Fisher RD in Upper Allen Twp (Box 23-09).  The home was actually located just outside the township line.  E25 (D. A. Heckert) was the second engine in and laid 5″ supply line from …

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