SMOKE INVESTIGATION IN RYON CIRCLE
Station 8 was dispatched to 38 Ryon Circle this morning for the report of smoke in the structure. Chief
8-10 (Scott) arrived and reported nothing showing from the exterior. Engine 8-3 with 5 and Squad 8-18 with 3 responded. Upon
investigation, a light smoke condition in the bathroom/water heater area was found with the smoke detector activated. E8-3
and Sq8-18 arrived and checked the area with the imager to find a faulty switch. Power was disconnected and no fire extension
was found. All units cleared at 1130 hours.
GARAGE FIRE IN LAWRENCE TWP
Stations 8 and 7(Tioga) were dispatched to Box 8-04, on the Station Road in Lawrence Township for the report
of a working garage fire. Chief 8-30 (Windows) responded and confirmed heavy smoke from his location. C8-30 arrived and reported
strucuture fully involved. Engine 8-3 with 5, Engine 8-2 with 2, and Squad 8-18 with 2, Engine 7-3, and Engine 7-2 all responded.
Upon arrival of E8-3, a handline was placed into service to protect the exposure. Crews from 7 arrived and assisted with
extinguishment of the garage. Units remained on scene until returning at 1019 hours.
NEW WATER RESCUE GEAR IN SERVICE
Station 8 would like to thank the Lutes Foundation of Mansfield for their finacial assistance with upgrading
our water rescue supplies. With the grant funding, we were able to purchase 6 personal floation devices (PFD) with marker
lights, 6 rescue helmets, and 6 rope throw bags. Just a few days after obtaining the equipment, members were able to
use it during a water rescue at Cowanesque Lake.
VEHICLE CRASH ON BOOM STATION RD
Station 8 was dispatched to a vehicle crash on the Boom Station Road in Lawrence Township. Upon arrival
on Chief 8-10 (Scott), it was found that the patients had been moved by a passer-by to the intersection of Boom Station Road
& Long View Lane in order to get cell service to contact 911. Engine 8-2 with Chief 8-30 (Windows) and Ambulance 8-6 responded.
The patient was packaged and transported and then fire units went enroute to the vehicle to secure and check for leaking fluids.
PA State Police arrived and units returned to the station.
TREE IN THE ROADWAY
Station 8 was dispatched for a non-emergency response this morning for the report of a tree in the
roadway. Patrol 8-4 reponded with 2 and Chief 8-20 responded direct. Upon arrival, the tree was found to be blocking the entire
roadway. Units removed the tree and returned to quarters.
ASSIST FOR VALLEY AMB & GUTHRIE AIR
|Captains Hackett and Short watch Guthrie Air take off.
Station 8 was alerted to assist Guthrie Air and Valley Ambulance 25-7 at the HMAC Landing Zone. Engine
8-3 with a crew of 5 with C8-10 (Scott), Chief 8 (Strange), and Chief 8-20 (Ransom) all responded. Upon arrival, C8-20 took
LZO and E8-3 set up the landing zone and assisted EMS with loading. All units cleared at 2022 hours.
WATER RESCUE ON THE LAKE
Stations 8 and 18 (Nelson), Medic 1, & LifeNet 7-7 were dispatched this evening for a victim of
a boating accident on Cowanesque Lake in Lawrence Township. The report stated that the indivdual was still on the lake. Squad
8-18 with Chief 8-10 (Scott) & Boat 8-28, Ambulance 8-6, and Chief 8-20 (Ransom) responded to the lake. Engine 8-3 with
Captain 8 (Short) responded to the HMAC LZ. Upon arrival, B8-28 was placed into service on the water @ 2020 hours with
4 members and went enroute to the location of the patient, who was holding onto a flotation device on the back
of a boat. With another boat nearby that had transported C8-20 and 2 members from 18 to the patient. FF/EMT Nichols,
Capt. Hackett, and Chief Scott from B8-28 entered the water and placed the indivdual on a backboard and loaded him
into one of the civilian boats with C18 on board. B8-28 returned to shore and assisted EMS with loading. Medic 1 cancelled
the helicopter and ground transported.
AUTO FIRE ALARM
Station 8 was dispatched to 42 Main Street for a report of an auto fire alarm. Chief 8-10 (Scott) responded
direct and Engine 8-3 stood by with a crew at station. C8-10 arrived and reported the building evacuated and determined it
was a false activation due to a faulty sensor. All units were cancelled and returned.
Stations 8 and 7 (Tioga) were dispatched to a structure fire at 400 Cumming
Lane in Lawrence Township. Shortly after the dispatch, a second alarm was requested bringing Lindley, T18-5 (Nelson), and
Rescue 2-8 with cascade trailer (Mansfield). E83 and E82 responded with full crews and Chief 8-20 (Ransom) responded direct.
Chief 7-10 arrived and requested Tanker 11-15 (Middlebury) and Tanker 2-5. Chief 2-10 responded and requested E2-1 be dispatched
as a relief engine due to the warm day. E7-2 and E8-3 arrived and deployed handlines to make a quick knockdown on the fire.
Crews remained on scene for mop up and returned at 1345 hours. A total of 6 engines, 4 tankers, 2 ambulances, and 1 rescue
operated at the scene.