FIRE AND EMS ANNUAL BANQUET
|Chief Scott, Engineer Kilmer, Chief Strange, FF Nichols, & Chief Ransom
|The Whites & Southards
|Asst Chief Scott & FF J. Nichols
Banquet Video - 2009 in Review
The Lawrenceville Fire, Ambulance, and Auxiliary held their 2009 Banquet Saturday night. The organizations
enjoyed a great dinner, awards ceremony, and music entertainment for the evening. The Auxiliary recognized Carol Button
as the Auxiliary Member of the Year. The LAA recognized the top 10 EMS responders as well as Ambulance Attendant of the Year,
Robert Rose with 82 calls. The LFD Presidents award was given to Marilyn Day for her dedication to running Bingo
every week. The LFD recognized the top 10 fire responders and two other members that have show great participation and involvement,
Lynn Kilmer and Justin Nichols.
OPERATOR FLEES SCENE OF CRASH
Station 8 was alerted this morning for a 1 vehicle crash at the intersection of East Lawrence Road and Cross
Road in Lawrence Township. Chief 8-30 (Windows) and Chief 8-10 (Scott) responded direct. Upon arrival of C8-30, it was reported
as 1 vehicle off the roadway and the occupant had left the scene on foot. C8-10 arrived and recalled all units and waited
arrival of PSP.
FIRE UNDERNEATH STRUCTURE
Stations 8 and 18 (Nelson) were dispatched to a smoke investigation at 3 Red House Lane in Lawrence Township.
Chief 8-10 (Scott) arrived and reported nothing showing from the exterior. Upon further investigation, it was found that insulation
was burning under the mobile home and smoke was in the structure. Engine 8-3 responded with a crew of 4 and arrived to advance
a handline to extinguish the fire. Engine 8-2 arrived with a crew of 2 and stood by with Engine 18-2 (Nelson). E8-3s crew
checked the structure for extension. All units returned at 1313 hours.
LANDING ZONE FOR VALLEY A25-7
Station 8 was dispatched this morning to assist Guthrie Air and Valley Ambulance 25-7 at the HMAC Landing
Zone in Lawrence Township. Engine 8-3 with a crew of 4 and Chief 8-20 (Ransom) responded. Upon arrival, crews established
the landing zone and assisted EMS. All units returned at 0602 hours.
The Lawrenceville Fire Department is proud to announce that we are receiving funding through two grants.
We were first awarded the Krieger Foundation Grant for $3000 to be used towards the puchase of a Thermal Imaging Device. As
of February 5th, we have been notified of the award for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant from FEMA in round two of
the 2009 fiscal year. This grant is for $110,628 to be used for 15 sets of turnout gear, 13 portable radios, 15 pagers,
13 SCBAs, and a thermal imaging device. Both of these grants will benefit the department well into the future.
TRAFFIC CONTROL FOR THE SQUAD
Station 8 was dispatched this afternoon for traffic control on US Route 15 North in Lawrenceville Boro.
It was reported as a tractor-trailer flat bed had lost part of its load causing a road hazard. Chief 8-20 (Ransom), Chief
8-10 (Scott), and Squad 8-18 with Chief 8 (Strange) responded. Upon arrival of C8-20 and C8-10, it was reported as an empty
storage tank had come loose and rolled off the flat bed into the median. The majority of the roadway was clear and Penndot
was notified. Chief 8-20 advised the operators to call back if assistance was needed. At 1609 hours, Squad 8-18 was dispatched
back to the scene to assist with slowing down traffic as the tank was removed from the center median and the trailer was repaired.
All units cleared at 1750 hours.
E8-3 SETS UP LANDING ZONE
Engine 8-3 was dispatched this morning to assist Guthrie Air and Mansfield Ambulance 2-16 at the HMAC Landing
Zone. A2-16 was on a call for a severe wrist laceration and started transport toward Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Engine 8-3
responded with a crew of 3 and Chief 8-20 responded direct. The crew assisted with loading the patient and all units went