Lawrenceville Fire Department Tioga County Station 8

March 2011

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Calls for March 2011 

CALL #
DATE
DISP TIME
INC TYPE
LOCATION
24
03/06/2011
1314hrs
Traffic Control
Buckwheat Hlw Rd - Lawrence Twp
25
03/18/2011
1356hrs
Wildfire
E Lawrence Rd - Lawrence Twp
26
03/20/2011
0308hrs
Building Fire
Berry St - Tioga Boro
27
03/20/2011
0711hrs
MVC
Route 287 - Lawrence Twp
28
03/22/2011
0300hrs
MVC
Route 15 - Lawrence Twp
29
03/24/2011
0417hrs
MVC
Route 15 - Lawrence Twp
30
03/25/2011
0800hrs
Helicopter Assist
HMAC LZ - Lawrence Twp
31
03/29/2011
0935hrs
Building Fire
River Rd - Lindley, NY

MUTUAL AID TO LINDLEY WITH E8-3

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Captain B Hackett checking the area with the TIC.

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FF/EMT J Nichols taking a break.

03/29/11 0935hrs
Station 8 was dispatched this morning for a 2nd alarm requested to a mobile home fire on the River Road in the Town of Lindley, NY. Chief 26-01 (Hill) arrived and requested the additional alarm due to a working fire with smoke showing. Engine 8-3 responded to assist. Upon arrival, Chief 26 (Mcfall) requested E8-3 stage and send its manpower to work at the structure. Lindley fire units made a quick attack and knocked down the fire. E8-3s crew went to work ventilating and knocking down hot spots, utilizing the thermal imager.The majority of the fire was contained to one half of the structure. E8-3 cleared the scene at 1056 hours. See the dash cam video from E8-3.

HELICOPTER ASSIST AT HMAC LZ

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03/25/11 0800hrs
Station 8 was dispatched to assist LifeNet 7-7 and Mansfield Ambulance 2-7 at the HMAC Landing Zone. Engine 8-3 and Squad 8-18 borth responded. Units set up the LZ and assisted the crew with loading in the helicopter. All units cleared at 0850 hours.

VEHICLE CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT

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03/24/11 0417hrs
Station 8 was dispatched with Lindley FD to a tractor trailer and car MVC on Route 15 in Lindley, NY. Engine 8-2 responded and was notified by communications that a similar incident was reported on Route 15 south of Route 49 in PA. E8-2 was redirected to that location to check. E8-2 arrived and reported 4 ALS injuried with entrapment X3. Station 8 was redispatched with Station 7 (Tioga) and SSMH Medic 1 added to the alarm. Lindley units were redirected to the scene and Station 2 (Mansfield) was also dispatched for additional ambulances. Squad 8-18, A8-6, and A8-7 also responed. E8-2 handled the extrication with assistance from Lindley FD. Units remained on scene after patient transport to assist PSP and the tow services.

VEHICLE INTO MEDIAN

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03/22/11  0300hrs
Station 8 was dispatched this morning to Route 15 in Lawrence Township for a vehicle in the median with unknown injuries. Engine 8-2, Ambulance 8-6, C8-60 (Rotsell) and  C8-20(Ransom) all responded. Upon arrival of the chiefs, it was reported of 1 vehicle in the median with no injuries.E8-2 and A8-6 arrived, secure the vehicle, and obtained a patient refusal. Units remained on scene to assist PSP and the tow service and returned at 0407 hours.

CAR INTO TRACTOR MVC

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03/20/11  0711hrs
Station 8 was dispatched this morning to the intersection of Route 287 and the School Road for the report of a vehicle and tractor MVC. Engine 8-2 with Captain 8 (Short), Squad 8-18, Ambulance 8-6, and Chiefs 8-10, 8-60, and 8-70 all responed. E8-2 arrived and established command with a vehicle off the roadway with heavy front end damage. The tractor and passenger vehicle had been traveling south on Route 287 when the vehicle struck the rear of the tractor send the tractor into the guardrails and the passenger car off the roadway. Both patients were self extricated and assessed by EMS. Squad 8-18 set up traffic control and units awaited on scene for the tow service and PSP-Mansfield. All units cleared at 0804 hours.

ENGINE 8-3 TO WORKING FIRE IN TIOGA

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03/20/11  0308hrs
Station 8 was dispatched on a 2nd alarm assignment with Station 11 (Middlebury) and Station 2 (Mansfield) to a mutual aid residential fire on Berry Street in Tioga Borough. Station 7 (Tioga) was out a working structure fire and requested the 2nd alarm and a ladder truck.Engine 8-3 with a crew of 5 responded. Upon arrival, E8-3 hit the hydrant and laid 800' of 5" supply line to the fire scene and then supplied to L2-9. E8-3s crew went to work with other interior units to extinguish the fire and conduct overhaul. All units operated on scene until returning at 0527 hours.

STA 8 STARTS OUT WILDFIRE SEASON

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03/18/11  1356hrs
Station 8 was alerted this afternoon for a wildfire near 78 East Lawrence Road in Lawrence Township. Chief 8-10 (Scott) arrived and reported a 100'X100' wildfire in a corn field. Patrol 8-4 with 2 and Engine 8-3 with 5 responded. Upon arrival, P8-4 went into pump and rolll mode and drove around the perimeter to extinguish the fire and mopped up hot spots. E8-3 was staged in a nearby driveway. All units cleared at 1431 hours.

TRAFFIC CONTROL CALL

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03/06/11  1314hrs
Station 8 was dispatched this morning to the Buckwheat Hollow Road in Lawrence Township to assist PSP with traffic control at the scene of a crash. Squad 8-18, Patrol 8-4, and Chief 8 (Strange) all responded. Units closed down a section of Buckwheat Hollow Road to allow the tow service to remove the vehicle from over the embankment. Units returned at 1405 hours.

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