Late Saturday morning Stations 222 and 225 were alerted for a Reported Dwelling on Fire. 222 Chief Arrived with Fire Showing from the second division. 222 EN arrived Stretching on the Dwelling and 225 EN Laid 800′ of supply line to 222EN. Crews from 225EN and 222EN made a Fast Knock on the fire and contained the fire to the room of origin and Command added EN224 for Manpower. Units worked on scene for about 1.5 hours with extensive over haul and clean up. Scene was turned over to ACFM for investigation and units returned as they picked up.
Command: 222 Chief (Sanford)
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Company 225 was alerted to assist Medic 381.
Units: M381, 225SS
Command 225-536 (Steimer)
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Companies 221,225,227 were alerted for a residential fire alarm. Shortly after dispatch, County Communications reported a second call from the alarm company requesting a cancel. Company 221 continued for the report, 225 & 227 returned in service.
Saturday December 7th & Sunday December 8th Santa Claus will be visiting the 225 district. All neighborhoods North of Frankstown Rd will be visited on Saturday the 7th. Neighborhoods South of Frankstown Rd on Sunday the 8th. The 225 crew & Santa will leave the station at 12:00 P.M. Noon each day.
Company 225, Rescues 227, 222, and 221QRS were dispatched to the area of 10525 Frankstown Rd for a MVC. Police arrived on scene, and updated the location as being near Hebron Church. 221SQ arrived on scene to a pickup on its side, 221 Captain gave an update that the occupant was out of the vehicle and uninjured. No FD services were needed, all units went back in service.
Units: 225, 227RQ, 222RQ, 221SQ(QRS)
Command: 221 Captain (Kuhn)
Late Thanksgiving evening, Companies 225,227,222 were alerted for a structure assignment. 227EN arrived on scene followed by 225EN. Crew found a turkey fryer on fire in the backyard under a carport. Crew from 227EN deployed a Dry-Chem to extinguish the small fire. Command held the assignment to 227 & 225. 222EN diverted to another incident in their first due. 225 & 227 returned shortly thereafter.
Units: 225EN, 227EN, 222EN
Command: 227 Assistant (Davis)
Station 221,225,and 227 truck were alerted around noon on Thanksgiving day for a Residential Fire alarm. 221 Deputy arrived finding a culinary mishap, advising no fire department services needed and units were place back in service.
Command: 221 Deputy (Jasper)
Companies 225 & 227 were dispatched to Penn Arbors apartments for an Automatic Fire Alarm in a commercial structure. 227 Truck arrived on scene with nothing showing. 225 Engine arrived shortly after. Crews investigated and found culinary mishap in an apartment on the 6th division that caused a minor smoke condition. Natural ventilation handled the smoke, and the alarm was able to take a reset. All units cleared.
Units: 225EN, 227TK
Command: 227 Assistant (Davis)
Company 225 was alerted for a Carbon Monoxide alarm activation with no symptoms. 225SVC arrived on scene, crew investigated and found CO readings of 40ppm throughout the first division. Peoples gas was requested to the scene. Crew ventilated the structure, and turned the scene over to the gas company technician upon their arrival.
Units: 225SVC, PHEMS
Command: 225-502 (Zielinski)