March 2012 archive

Vehicle Crashes into Churchtown Home

Members from companies 25, 33, and 45 operate at the scene of a vehicle into a home in the 1200 block of Boiling Springs RD, in Churchtown.

March 30 – At 20:23, Headquarters dispatched an incident for a vehicle into a structure in the 1200 block of Boiling Springs RD in the Village of Churchtown (Box 25-03). (C125) Farrell had command and C25 (Heckert) had operations.  After a size-up of the scene, command held Engines 25 and 233, as well as traffic …

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Engine 25 Responds to 3 Alarm Carlisle Fire

March 27 – Engine 25 was dispatched as part of a second alarm assignment for an apartment building fire in the first block of West High Street in Carlisle Boro.  The fire was located at 49 1/2 W. High St, above Blondie’s Bar. Company 25 staged on the North Pitt Street side of the structure …

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Double Duty in South Middleton

March 14 – At 13:19 hours, Headquarters dispatched a first alarm building fire assignment for the 1700 block of W Trindle RD (South Middleton Box 241-104).  Included in the first alarm were both Engine and Tanker 25.  Command 2 found a fire outside the building with a light smoke condition inside.  The entire first alarm …

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Anschutz Honored for Community Service

March 8 – Firefighter and Assistant Secretary Jonathan Anschutz was honored by the Monroe Township Board of Supervisors for his service to the township during several flooding events in 2011.  Anschutz is the township’s emergency management coordinator.  Anschutz was also honored, the Supervisor’s noted, for assisting in the delivery of a baby boy over the …

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Monroe Fire Company Teams up with Trimline

March 1 – Monroe Fire Company recently partnered with Trimline Weight Loss Centers to become a leaner, healthier fire company.  Heart attacks are the leading cause of firefighter deaths in the US.  In 2011, heart attacks accounted for nearly 60% of all firefighter fatalities.  Volunteer firefighters were more likely to die in the line-of-duty (including …

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