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  • Date: Monday, February 15, 2016
  • Incident No. : 15

On Monday, Feb. 15th at 1:26 am Stations 36 and 28 along with Ladder 58 were dispatched for a automatic fire alarm at the Lakeland Elementary School in Scott Township. The call ended up being a false alarm and units were returned to service. 

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  • Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
  • Incident No. : 14

On Sunday, February 14th at around 3:30 pm Station 58 was dispatched to the 600 block of Washington Avenue at the request of Chief 58 (R. Rood) for a fire hydrant gushing water into the street and nearby buildings. Engine 58-3 would be the first to arrive on-scene and start setting up pumps to remove water from a basement to a nearby building. Engine 58-1 should staff with a crew of three (3) and would mark enroute to the scene. Fire Police 58 would shut down the 600 block of Washington Avenue. Chief 58 would request the water company to the scene along with PPL. 

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  • Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
  • Incident No. : 13

On Sunday, Feb. 14th at 9:43 am Stations 36 and 28 along with Ladder 58 were dispatched for a automatic fire alarm at the Lakeland Elementary School in Scott Township. Ladder 58 would staff and would mark en-route. Once on-scene the Ladder would stand-by in the lobby while Station 36 investigated the class room where the alarm was going off. 

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  • Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
  • Incident No. : 12

On Sunday, Feb. 14th at 4:27 am Ladder 58 was dispatched to relocate to Station 20 (Wilson Fire Co.) while Ladder 20 operated on a 2 alarm fire in Jessup. The Ladder would staff with a crew of three and mark en-route to Station 20. Five firefighters would respond in their personal vehicles and meet the Ladder. The Ladder would remian on stand-by for several hours before being released by Command. 

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  • Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016
  • Incident No. : 11

On Saturday, February 13th at 5:33 pm Ladder 58 would be dispatched to assist Clifford Twp. (Station 18) for the reported barn fire on Sweatland Road for a barn fire. The Ladder would staff with a crew of five (5) and mark en-route. Chief 58 (R. Rood) and one Firefighter would respond in their personal vehicles. Just as the Ladder was almost at the Heart Lake intersection (Rt. 107 and Rt. 247) they would be cancelled by Command 18. 

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  • Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
  • Incident No. : 10

On Wednesday, February 10th at 6:11 pm Stations 60 and 62 along with Ladder 58 and the rest of the first alarm assignment for a residential lockout with the stove on on Honesdale Road in Carbondale Township. 

Ladder 58 would be cancelled enroute. 

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  • Date: Monday, February 8, 2016
  • Incident No. : 09

On Sunday, Feb. 8th at 10:40 pm Stations 36 and 28 along with Ladder 58 and the rest of the first alarm assignment were dispatched to Rushbrook Road for the reported chimney fire. Chief 59-3 would be the first to arrive on-scene with a smoke conditon in the residence. 

Ladder 58 would staff with a crew of six (full) and mark en-route along with Chief 58 (R. Rood) plus two (Total crew of 9). The Ladder would arrive on-scene as the same time as Engine 36 with the Ladder being placed in the driveway of the residence at the A/D corner of the structure. 

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  • Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
  • Incident No. : 08

On February 2nd at 2:52 pm Station 58 along with Rescue and EMS 59 were dispatched to Henry drive for the reported smell of natural gas.

The call was quickly determined to be a false alarm. 

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  • Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016
  • Incident No. : 07

On Sunday, January 31st just as crews were getting back from the dumpster fire on Madison Avenue. The 59 structure box would be dispatched for a water flow alarm at West Lake United Corporation on Hickory Street in Mayfield. The Ladder would staff with a crew of six (6) and mark en-route along with Chief 58 (R. Rood). 

Chief 59 would arrive on-scene with nothing showing. The Ladder would arrive on-scene and would stage while 59 units investigated. Nothing was found and Chief 59 would return the box assignment with a false trip. 

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  • Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016
  • Incident No. : 06

On Sunday, January 31st Station 58 along with EMS 59 were dispatched to the 600 block of Madison Avenue for something burning behind a house. Chief 58 (R. Rood) would mark en-route to the scene. The Chief would arrive on-scene to find a dumpster on fire. Ladder 58 would staff with a crew of six (6) followed by Engine 58-3 and Engine 58-1. 

The Ladder would arrive on-scene and stretch a 1-3/4 handline to the dumpster behind the residence. Engine 58-3 would arrive on-scene and would supply the Ladder with water. The crew of Engine 58-1 would assist the Ladder in extinguishing the fire. Crews would operate for about an hour before returning to service. 

Dumpster Fire on 01/31/16

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