Lawrenceville Fire Department Tioga County Station 8

May 2012

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Calls for May 2012 

CALL #
DATE
DISP TIME
INC TYPE
LOCATION
44
05/09/2012
0722hrs
Building Fire
Station Rd - Lawrence Twp
45
05/09/2012
0754hrs
MVC
Route 328 - Lawrence Twp
46
05/09/2012
1905hrs
Building Fire
Mitchell Crk Rd - Tioga Twp
47
05/12/2012
0354hrs
MVC
Route 15 - Lindley, NY
48
05/19/2012
0846hrs
Building Fire
N Buffalo St - Elkland Boro
49
05/21/2012
1353hrs
Building Fire
Buckwheat Hlw Rd - Lawrence Twp
50
05/24/2012
1355hrs
Building Fire
Erickson - Lawrence Twp
51
05/25/2012
1758hrs
MVC
Route 15 - Lindley, NY
52
05/29/2012
1106hrs
MVC
Buckwheat Hlw Rd - Lawrence Twp
53
05/31/2012
1402hrs
MVC
Route 15 - Lawrence Twp

MVC OVER EMBANKMENT

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05/31/12  1402hrs
Station 8 was alerted to a vehicle rollover crash on Route 15 in Lawrence Township. Squad 8-18 (C8), Engine 8-2 with 3, and Ambulance 8-6 responded. S8-18 arrived and reported a vehicle approximately 100' over the embankment with possibly 3 injuries. Stations 7 (Tioga), Lindley, and 25 (Valley Amb) were requested for additional resources. E8-2s crew went to work setting up ropes and and packaging the patient in the stokes basket. Chief 11 (Rice) assisted on scene as LZO for Guthrie Air, which landed just north of the crash scene on Route 15. Additional crews arrived and assisted with EMS care and helping the crew up the embankment. Units remained on scene after the rescue to assist the tow service with removing the vehicle. Lawrence Twp PD Chief Shutt and Deputy Sheriff Smith also assisted on scene with rescue.

VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURY

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05/29/12  1106hrs
Station 8 was dispatch to a reported vehicle crash with one injury on the Buckwheat Hollow Road in Lawrence Township. Chief 8 (Strange) arrived and reported a single vehicle blocking the roadway. Ambulance 8-6 (C860) responded while returing from a previous call and was the first arriving apparatus. C8 advised negative entrapment and requested traffic control in addition to the ambulance on scene. Squad 8-18 with 2 and Chief 8-30 (Scott) also responded. Fire units assisted EMS with packaging the patient and stood by on scene to assist the tow service.

VEHICLE ROLLOVER IN LINDLEY
 
05/25/12  1758hrs
Station 8 was dispatched with Lindley Fire Department to Route 15 near the four lane split for a vehicle rollover. Engine 8-2 (C830), Squad 8-18 (C820), and Ambulance 8-6 (C860) all responded. E8-2 approached the scene and was notified by Chief 26 (McFall) that there was negative entrapment or injuries and Station 8 could be cancelled. E8-2 issued a recall and all units returned to quarters.

SMALL FIRE IN BARN

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05/24/12  1355hrs
Stations 8, 18 (Nelson), and 7 (Tioga) were all dispatched for the report of a barn fire in Box 8-03 on the Erickson Road in Lawrence Township. Engine 8-3 (C830) and Ambulance 8-6 responded from Station 8. Enroute, E8-3 was notified that the fire was reported as possibly out but the caller was still requesting a response. E8-3 arrived and reported nothing showing and found a small meat smoking room built off the main barn that had caught fire. E8-3s crew went to work checking for extension and extinguishing hot spots. Units from 18 and 7 were cancelled upon arrival.

REPORTED BUILDING FIRE IN BOX 8-04
 
05/21/12  1353hrs
Stations 8 and 7 (Tioga) were dispatched to the report of a structure fire on Buckwheat Hollow Road in Lawrence Township. Chief 8 was advised that smoke was showing and additional units from 12 (Millerton), 18 (Nelson) and Lindley were dispatched. Engine 8-3 (C8 & C830) and Engine 8-2 responded. Lawrence Township PD arrived and reported visable smoke interior and updated the report with a possible electrical fire. E8-3 and E8-2 arrived and reported northing showing and went to work checking for fire extension. Nothing was found using the imager and the scene was turned over to repair personnel to fix the problem. All units cleared the scene at 1422 hours.

WORKING HOUSE FIRE IN ELKLAND

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05/19/12  0846hrs
Stations 8 and 6 (Knoxville) were dispatched this morning to a mutual aid structure fire in Elkland Borough. Engine 8-3 was dedicated to a training fire in Addison, NY and unavailable at the time of dispatch. Engine 8-2 C830 & Capt 8), Ambulance 8-6 (C860), and Chief 8 responded. Units from 3 (Elkland), 14 (Osceola), and 18 (Nelson) were already working on the scene of the two story structure. E8-3 arrived and was given the truck assignment. After reporting to C8, the assigment was changed to interior to attempt to locate the hidden fire. Ambulance 8-6 staged nearby and provided EMS assistance. Engine 8-3 was later released from the training and went enroute to the fire scene. They arrived and placed the TIC into service and checked for fire extension. All departments worked together to extinguish the fire and Station 8 was released at 1102 hours.

ASSIST TO MVC WITH ENTRAPMENT
 
05/12/12 0354hrs
Lindley FD and Station 8 were alerted this morning by Stueben 911 for the report of a vehicle crash with entrapment on Route 15 southbound in Lindley, NY. Enroute, Chief 26 (Mcfall) also requested resources from Gang Mills FD due to the location. Engine 8-2 (C830) with 3, Ambulance 8-6 with 4, and Chief 8-20 all responded. Upon arrival, E8-2 was given the assignment to deploy the hurst tools and work with Lindley units on extrication. LifeNet 7-7 was also called to the scene and landed on the closed 4 lane highway. Units from 8 remained on location before being released at 0518 hours. 

MUTUAL AID WITH E8-3 TO TIOGA TWP

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05/09/12  1905hrs
Station 8 was alerted for a tanker response to assist Stations 7 (Tioga) and 12 (Millerton) operating at a call that was originally dispatched as a wildfire. Chief 7 (Preston) arrived and reported a large pile of debris behind a house on fire and requested additional units for suppression and exposure protection. Station 13 (Daggett) was also dispatched to assist. Engine 8-3 (C820 & C830) and Chief 8-10 all responded. E8-3 arrived was staged and manpower was sent to the scene. E8-3 cleared the scene at 1951 hours.

VEHICLE CRASH WITH NO INJURY
 
05/09/12 0754hrs
While operating on the previous building fire, Station 8 was dispatched to a vehicle crash on Route 328 near Route 287 in Lawrence Township. Squad 8-18 (Chief 8-20), Engine 8-2, and Ambulance 8-6 (C8-60) all responded from the fire scene. Upon arrival Chief 8-20 established command and determined no injuries. Units remained on scene to assist to assist PSP and the tow services.

FULLY INVOLVED OUTBUILDING FIRE

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05/09/12  0722hrs
Stations 8, 7 (Tioga), and Lindley were all alerted to Box 8-04 on the Station Road in Lawrence Township for the report of a barn fire. Chief 8-30 arrived and reported a 20x30 outbuilding fully involved. Engine 8-3 (Capt 8), Engine 8-2, Squad 8-18 (C8-20), and Ambulance 8-6 (C8-60) all responded. E8-3 arrived and advanced a handline to quickly knock down the fire. Station 7 and Lindley units were cancelled and units from 8 with the exception of E8-3 were released to handle another incident in progress.

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