Lawrenceville Fire Department Tioga County Station 8

April 2010

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Calls for April 2010 

CALL #
DATE
DISP TIME
INC TYPE
LOCATION
27
04/02/2010
1740hrs
MVC
Buckwheat Hollow Rd - Lawrence Twp
28
04/04/2010
1027hrs
Wildfire
Heater Hill Rd - Lawrence Twp
29
04/07/2010
1532hrs
Building Fire
Route 417 - Tuscorora, NY
30
04/11/2010
1312hrs
Auto Fire Alarm
(Smoking Joes) Main St - Lawrenceville Borough
31
04/16/2010
1132hrs
MVC
Route 328 - Jackson Twp
32
04/18/2010
1532hrs
Building Fire
Steamtown Rd - Lindley, NY
33
04/26/2010
1614hrs
MVC
Route 15 - Lindley, NY
34
04/27/2010
2323hrs
MVC
Wilston LN - Middlebury Twp

MUTUAL AID TO MIDDLEBURY

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Engine 8-3 stages for water supply.

04/27/10 2323hrs
Station 8 was dispatched for a reported barn fire on Wilston Ln in Middlebury Township. Engine 8-3 with a crew of 5 with C8-10 and Squad 8-18 with a crew of 4 with C8-20 responded. Upon arrival, E8-3 was staged as a tanker and a crew of 4 from both units was assigned to the fire scene. All station 8 units cleard at 0105 hours.

VEHICLE CRASH INJURES 2

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04/26/10 1614hrs
Station 8 was dispatched this afternoon for a 3 vehicle crash on Route 15 in Lindley, NY. Engine 8-3 with a crew of 3 with C8-10, A8-6 with a crew of 2, C8-20, and C8-30 all responded. Upon arrival it was found that a passenger car, pickup truck, and tractor trailer were all involved. The crews from Station 8 assisted with packaging the patients for Rural Metro Ambulance. All units returned at 1701hours.

WORKING FIRE IN NY

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View from E8-3 upon arrival.

04/18/10 1532hrs
Station 8 was alerted this afternoon to a mutual aid structure fire on the Steamtown Road in Lindley, NY. Reports from Chief 26 (Lindley/ Mcfall) was reporting a working fire in a residence. Engine 8-3 with a crew of five with C8 (Strange) and C810 (Scott) and Engine 8-2 with two responded. Upon arrival of E8-3, the crew went to work as the interior team and advanced a line into the rear of the structure with a crew from Caton. E8-2 went into operation as a tanker. Crews from Lindley, Caton, Gang Mills, Lawrenceville and Tioga all operated at the scene while a crew from Station 18 (Nelson) stoodby at Station 8. Crews from 8 operated on scene until returning at 1804 hours.

TRACTOR TRAILER ROLLOVER

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04/16/10 1132hrs
Station 8 was dispatched with Stations 12 (Millerton) and 13 (Daggett) to Route 328 in Jackson Township for a tractor trailer rollover, off the roadway near Trowbridge Station. Engine 8-2 with a crew of 3 with Chief 8 (Strange), Ambulance 8-7 with 3 with EMS Chief 8-60 (Button), and Chief 8-10 (Scott) all responded. Chief 12 (Draper) reported that the operator was self extricated with BLS injuries. E8-2 and Chief 8-10 were assigned to assist with traffic control while A8-7 assisted Erway Ambulance with assessing the patient. All Station 8 units cleared at 1210 hours.

SMOKE SHOP AUTOMATIC ALARM
 
04/11/10 1312hrs
Station 8 was dispatched to Box 8-02, Main Street in Lawrenceville Borough at Smoking Joes for an Automatic Alarm. EMS Chief 8-70 (Rotsell) and Chief 8-10 (Scott) arrived to detemine that the alarm was an accidental trip. All units were recalled.

BUILDING FIRE FOR E8-3

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E8-3 sits at staging while the crew goes to work.

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Crews check the ceiling for fire extension.

04/07/10 1741hrs
Engine 8-3 was dispatched this evening to a mutual aid structure fire on State Route 417 in the Town of Tuscarora, NY. Engine 8-3 responded with a crew of 5 with Chief 8-10 (Scott) and Chief 8-20 (Ransom). Engine 8-3 was due as a tanker but arrived and was staged. Manpower went to work and was assigned by Operations to assist in the C-side of the structure with overhaul. The crew worked for approximately 1 hour and was returned to quarters.

WILDFIRE IN BOX 8-03

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Fire burned along the tree line and into the field.

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Refurbished Patrol 8-4 sits in the field.

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Captain Tim Short checks for hot spots.

04/04/10 1027hrs
Station 8 and 18 (Nelson) were dispatched to a wildfire on the Heater Hill Road in Lawrence Township this morning. Chief 18 (Mclean) arrived and reported a small wildfire working into the woods. Patrol 8-4 with Chief 8-10, Engine 8-3 with a crew of 5, and Squad 8-18 all responded. Station 18 responded with a brush unit, tanker, and engine. The patrols went to work in the field working the fire line while the other crews went to work in the woods to dig a fire line and extinguish hot spots. Crews worked for just under an hour to get the fire under control which grew to just over 1 acre. All units cleared the scene at 1227 hours.

MOTORCYCLE & TRACTOR MVC

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04/02/10 1740hrs
Station 8 was dispatched this evening for a motorcycle crash at the intersection of the Buckwheat Hollow Road and Route 287 in Lawrence Township. Crews at Station 8 were alerted by a passer-by prior to the dispatch and stood by at the station while Chief 8-10 (Scott) proceeded to the scene to investigate. Upon arrival of C8-10, the call was being dispatched and it was reported as a motorcycle and farm tractor with 1 injury. Lawrenceville Ambulance 8-7, A8-6, Squad 8-18 with a crew of 5, Chief 8-20 (Ransom), and Chief 8-30 (Windows) all responded. Upon arrival of EMS, both patients were assessed and the squad assisted on scene with other activities.

Lawrenceville Fire Department 8
9-11 Mechanic Street
Lawrenceville, PA 16929
570-827-2047  
"100% Volunteer Since 1939"