January 2013 archive

Monroe Responds to Dillsburg Explosion

Jan 31 – Engine and Tanker 25 were dispatched to a structure fire with explosion at 1 Blair Mountain RD in Carroll Township, York County.  The fire and subsequent explosion occurred in a building on the property of RL Livingston Excavating.  One employee and a firefighter from York County Company 65 (Franklintown) were injured.  Our …

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2nd Alarm to PPG Industries

Jan 29 – Engine 25 was dispatched as part of a second alarm assignment for a fire at PPG Industries on Park Drive in South Middleton Township.  Upon arrival, E25 was assigned to the rear (Side C) of the structure and laid a 5″ hose line from one of the facilities on-site hydrants.  Crews deployed …

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Tractor Trailer Flips on York RD

Jan 28 – A tractor trailer rolled onto its side after the driver lost control while negotiating a curve near the intersection of York RD and Creek RD. Chief 125 (Farrell) arrived and found the driver was confined to the cab and not alert. Crews from E25 and R45 assisted with extrication. Command requested an …

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Two Crashes Snarl AM Commute

Jan 28th – Two morning crashes occurred within minutes a short distance apart. The first accident occurred on West Lisburn Road, east of Williams Grove Road near the township line.  In that accident, a single vehicle lost control and rolled. The driver of that vehicle was transported to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. …

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One Dead After West Lisburn RD Crash

Jan 23rd – Engine 25 and Rescue 28 (Washington – Mechanicsburg) were dispatched a roll over auto accident with ejection on West Lisburn Road, east of the intersection of Fairway Drive. EMS personnel arrived on scene and confirmed one female was thrown from the vehicle and requested Lifelion to the scene. Sadly, the female patient …

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From the Archives…

Monroe Assists at Silver Spring Fire

Heavy fire evident upon arrival at a garage fire in the 100 block of Appalachian Drive, Silver Spring Twp.

Jan 18th – Engine 25 (E25) and Tanker 25 (T25) were dispatched to a reported garage fire in the 100 block of Appalachian Drive (Box 33-10) in Silver Spring Township this evening.  First arriving crews found heavy fire from a garage attached to the house.  E25 assisted with manpower and T25 nursed one load of …

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Mini-Pumper 25 Delivered

Mini-Pumper 25 - In service early 2013.

Mini-Pumper 25 arrived home after a long drive from Georgia.  The unit will be placed in service within the next few weeks.  Check back for additional pictures and specs soon. The unit was built by Fouts Brothers Fire Equipment.

Monroe Fire Company Awarded State Fire Grant

Jan 17th – Monroe Fire Company received notification they were awarded a grant totaling $12,576.60 as part of the 2012-13 Volunteer Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program. The VFCVAS Grant Program is administered through the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner. Statewide, 2,665 applications were approved totaling more than $37.5 million. Monroe Fire …

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