ENGINE 8-3 STANDS BY AT STA 2
|11/29/09 1338hrs Engine 83 and crew standby at Station 2 while they are on a building fire.
VEHICLE INTO POLE
Station 8 was alerted this afternoon for a vehicle into a pole on Mechanic Street in Lawrenceville Borough.
Chief 8-20 (Scott) arrived and reported a vehicle into a pole with two occupants still in the vehicle. Engine 8-2 with a crew
of 3 and Chief 8-30 (Windows) also responded. E8-2s crew secured the vehicle and controlled the fluids leaking, then
assisted EMS with packaging of the patients.
E8-3 ASSISTS LIFE FLIGHT 4
This afternoon, Station 8 was dispatched to setup a landing zone at the HMAC LZ for Lifeflight 4
and Tioga Ambulance. A7-16 was on scene of a fall victim from a roof and requested a helicopter. Engine 8-3 with Chief
8-20 responded with a crew of 4 and established the LZ. E8-3s crew assisted with "hot loading" the patient into the helicopter.
MUTUAL AID WILDFIRE
|E18-2 sits near the fire as crews spray foam.
This evening Stations 18 and 14 were dispatched to the Starhigh Road in Farmington Township for a wildfire.
Chief 18-10 (Adams) responded and requested an additional patrol. Station 3 (Elkland) was dispatched for P3-4. Chief 18 (Mclean)
responded with E18-2 and was notified by Chief 8-20 (Scott) that heavy smoke was visable from Station 8. Chief 18 then requested
a full response from Station 8. Patrol 8-4 with 2, Engine 8-3 with 4 with Chief 8-20, and Chief 8-10 (Short) all responded.
Units from 18 arrived and reported a small fire with a pile of tires involved. P8-4 and E8-3 arrived and sent its manpower
to assist as E8-3 pumped from a portable tank to E18-2. E8-3 then put a 1 3/4" handline into service for foam application.