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2010 Runs

 

 

 Porch Fire

Dec 27th

 

E1-56, Truck 56, and E2-56 responded to North 4th Street in the Boro for a porch fire. E1-56 arrived to find fire on the porch. The fire was contained to its origin, no extension into the house.



 

 Garage Fire

 

Dec 23rd

 

Engine 2-56 and Tanker 56 responded to Waltz Road assisting Co55 with a garage fire. 56 arrived to assist in knockdown and overhaul operations. Units cleared within 2 hours.

 

 

 

 One Overturned

 

Dec 20th

 

Engine 1-56 and EMS arrived on scene at 800 Back Run Road with a pickup on its roof with one patient self extricated. Personnel assisted in patient packaging.

 

 

 

 Inside Investigation

 

Dec 11th

 

Engine 1-56 arrived at 328 Woodland Drive in Ayr Township at 1345 to find an oven fire already out. Personnel checked for extension and ventilated the home.

 

 

 

 Auto Accident

 

Nov 26th

 

Engine and Ambulance 56 were alerted to 1350 LWE for an auto accident. Units arrived to find an SUV into a utility pole with a Class 2 patient. Personnel secured hazards and assisted in pt packaging.

 

 

 

 Auto Accident

 

Nov 8th

 

Engine and Ambulance 56 responded to Great Cove Road and Lincoln Highway for an auto accident. Units arrived with a tractor and trailor into a pickup truck. Personnel contained hazards and EMS handled one transport.

 

 

 

 Auto Accident

 

Nov 4th

 

Co56 units were alerted to Lincoln Highway and Pleasant Ridge Road for an auto accident. E1-56, A1-56 and A2-56 arrived to find two autos involved with a Class 2 patient and a refusal. The Engines crew handled clean up and fluid control. Units returned with Fire Police remaining on scene.

 

 

 

 Mobile Home & Woods Fire

Nov 1st

 

Brush 1-56, Engine 2-56 and Tanker 56 responded to Timber Ridge and Everetts Road to assist Co55 with a mobile home fire extending into the woods. First arriving 55 units found two mobile homes on the ground with an area of field and woods on fire. Brush 1-56 made access into the woods and assisted Brush 55 with containment.



 

 Hay Pile on Fire

 

Oct 17th

 

Engine 2-56 responded to 888 Lincoln Way East at the Fairgrounds for hay bales on fire. The Engine arrived to find a large pile involved. A line was put on it and brought under control.

 

 

 

 2010 Fire Prevention

 

 

 

 

Members traveled to area schools to teach kids about fire prevention and what to do in case of an emergency. They were given tours of the trucks and got to spray water from the hose. Smokey Bear made a guest appearance.

 

 Mobile Home Fire

 

Oct 11th

 

Company 56 units were dispatched to 4738 Pleasant Ridge Road in Belfast Twp for the mobile home fire. First arrived 55 units found a mobile home well off. E1-56 arrived with 5 to assist in interior attack and overhaul operations. Co56 units returned in roughly 2 hours.

 

   

 

 Shed Fire

 

Oct 11th

 

Engine 2-56, and Tanker 56 responded to 485 Pleasant Ridge Road assisting Co55 on a shed fire. 56 arrived to assist in overhaul. After a short time on scene, Co56 returned.

 

 

 

 Landing Zone & EMS Assist

 

Oct 6th

 

Ambulance 2-56 responded to the Turnpike to assist Co57 on an auto accident. Engine 1-56 was requested to set up an LZ at the Interchange for LifeNet 8-1.

 

 

 

 Smoke in the Building

Oct 5th

 

E1-56 and the Truck responded to 312 North 2nd Street for smoke in the building. Units arrived to find a light smoke condition throughout the building. A malfunctioning furnace was the cause of the smoke and after ventaltion, Co56 returned available



 

 Ambulances Reunite

 

AAmbulance 4-56 on the left

Ambulance 2-55 on the right

 

 Both units purchased from Halfway FD

 

 Wedding

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. & Mrs. Stonecipher

Congratulations from Everyone at MVFC !!

 

 MVA

 

Sept 9th

 

E1-56 and EMS responded to Lincoln Highway and Sipes Mill Road for an auto accident with confinement. Units arrived to find two vehicles involved with the roadway partially blocked, negative confinement. One was transported to the FCMC.

 

 

 

 Vehicle Fire

 

Sept 7th

 

Company 56 units were alerted to 6235 Aughwick Road at Cowans Gap for an SUV fire. Chief 56 arrived to confirm a Jeep well off with no exposures. E1-56 arrived and put a line on it. The fire was out and foamed within 10 minutes.

 

 

 

 Field Fire

 

Aug 31st

 

Brush 1 & 2-56 responded with 4 to Hideaway Acres Road in Thompson Twp assisting Co55 on the field fire. Both Brushes arrived to assist in containment and extinguishing a large wood pile and vehicle fire. Tanker 56 was also on scene assisting in water supply.

 

 

 Motorcycle Accident

 

 

Aug 29th

 

Engine 1-56 & EMS responded to LHW and Black Bear Road for a motorcycle accident. Units arrived to confirm with one Class 2 patient. EMS & FD worked in patient packaging and Fire Police shut the roadway down.

 

 



 

 Brush Fire

 

Aug 28th

 

Company 56 responded to Back Run Road for a brush fire. Units arrived to find a conrolled burn spreading through the grass. Personnel contained the fire and returned shortly after.

 

 

 Governor Candidate Tom Corbit Visits 56

 

 

 

 2010 Fulton County Fair

 

 

 

 

 

 Best Overall

 

 

 

Company 56 members traveled to Needmore for the Annual Fireman's Parade.

 

Engine 1-56, Tanker 56, Truck 56, Brush 1-56, Ranger 56,

Ambulance 1 & 4-56, Car 56 & the '31 & '41 brought home Best Appearing Company

 

Great Job to Everyone !!

 

A Special Thanks to the Crew from Pleasant Hall Covering E2-56 & A3-56 !!

 

 Rollover

 

Aug 12th

 

Engine 1-56 and EMS responded to 6235 Aughwick Road at Cowans Gap for a tractor trailer overturned. Chief 56 arrived to confirm with a Class 2 patient and a refusal. FD secured the vehicle and checked hazards and assisted EMS with patient packaging.

 

 

 

 

 Company 56 - Supports Cancer Research

 

 

 

Shirts are on sale at the firehouse for $10 ...

Anyone wishing to purchase, please call the Station at 717-485-4006

 

 Smoke in the Building

 

July 30th

 

Engine 1-56, Truck 56, and Engine 2-56 responded to 100 LWE at Tower Bank for smoke in the building. E1-56 arrived with 4 to find a smoke condition in the basement. After investigation, it was found to be a malfunctioning furnace. Command placed the box in service

 



 Rollover

 

July 25th

 

Co56 units responded to Buchanan Trail and Doyle Lane for an auto accident. While enroute, units were advised of rollover and ALS was added to the call. Chief 56 arrived to confirm one vehicle which had rolled over several times with two Class 2 patients. EMS transported while the FD controlled hazards.

 

 

 

 Command Light On Engine 1-56

 

 

 

 Water Supply Class

 

July 22nd

 

 

 

 

 

 Auto Accident

 

July 7th

 

Co56 units responded to LHW and Oliver Drive for an auto accident. Units arrived to find a pick up over an embankment with a patient refusal. The Engines crew controlled hazards

 

 

 

 

 Wild Fire

 

July 1st

 

Co56 units were alerted to Corner Road and Big Cove Tannery Road for a possible mountain fire. Brush 1-56 arrived with Brush 2-56 shortly after to find an area of woodland involved and spreading. Booster lines were pulled and the fire was contained.

 

 

 

 Grass Fire

 

June 26th

 

Brush 1-56 arrived at McGoverns Lane in Todd Twp to find a small area of grass involved. Personnel put a forestry line in service and contained it.



 Shed Fire Box 9-07

 

June 14th

 

Engine and Tanker 56 were dispatched to Franklin County in Peters Twp on Dogwood Drive for a shed fire. E2-56 and Tanker 56 arrived with 9 to find a small shed on the ground next to the house. Firefighters put two lines in service and had the fire knocked down. Crews found no extension into the house with the siding melted. Command 9 placed units in service shortly after.

 

 

 

 Inside Investigation at Woodside

 

June 11th

 

Company 56 units were alerted to Woodside Drive for smoke in the building. E1-56 & Truck 56 arrived to find a smoke condition in the apartment. Personnel found a lamp had fallen onto a couch causing the smoke. Firefighters found no fire and ventilated the apartment. Units then returned.


 

 Vechicle Fire

 

June 9th

 

E1-56 responded with 4 to Richards Auto Sales in McConnellsburg for a vehicle fire next to the building. The Engine arrived to find a well off truck and put a line in service. The fire was out and foamed within 10 minutes. 56 cleared shortly after.


 First Due House Fire

 

June 6th

 

E1-56 responded initially after dispatch with 5 to Blackberry Lane in Todd Township for the house fire. As the Engine approached, smoke could be seen and Chief 1-56 began additional units. E1-56 arrived and laid in. Crews put an attack line in service followed with a back up line and found fire on the second floor. The Engine's Crew had the fire knocked down and additional firefighters arrived and assisted in checking for extension. Extensive overhaul was needed before Command started placing units in service.

 

 

 

 

 

Units On Scene: E1-56, E2-56, Truck 56, Tanker 56, E2-57, E1-55, Tanker 55, and (2) 56 BLS.

FC ET18 Covered During the Fire.

 

 Transfer Crews Run 2

 

June 5th

 

While a majority of the active members were attending a Gun Drawing in Robertsdale, the transfer crew from PHVFC ran two assist calls to Mercersburg. The Tanker was out first to Hunter Road in Montgomery Township for the house fire. The Tanker operated on that before returning to run a second house fire, this time with Engine 1-56 to Buchanan Trail West Box 9-56A. First arriving Co9 units found a vacant house off. 56 units arrived to be placed in service along with everything else.

 

A Big THANK YOU to the Crew from Pleasant Hall !!

 

 In House Training

 

Members taking advantage of the nice weather ...

 

 

Members trained various evenings on the Turbo Draft

and new ones familiarizing themselves with the pumps.

 

 Bicycle Accident on 16

 

May 31st

 

Engine, Ambulance and Medic 56 responded to Buchanan Trail and JLG Drive for a pedestrian accident. Chief 56 arrived at the given location to find nothing a proceeded up the mountain to find the accident half way up. One bicyclist who had blown a tire along the roadway. EMS packaged the patient and transported to the Medical Center.

 

 

 

 ATV Accident w/ Flyout

May 19th

 

Engine 1-56 and EMS responded to 527 Crossroads Road for a atv accident. The Ambulance and Medic arrived with Chief 56 to find the patient at the given address. Personnel packaged the patient and transported to the nearby LZ and loaded into the awaiting Life Net 8-1. All units returned once the chopper took off.


 

 Chimney Fire

May 18th

 

Engine 2-56 and Truck 56 responded with 8 to Breezy Point Road in Dublin Twp for a chimney fire. 56 arrived to find fire in the flue and found negative extension. Personnel from 56 and 57 cleared the flue and returned.


 

 Softball Tourney a Success

 

May 15th

 

Teams from around the area gathered at the Lions Club Park to participate in the Inaguaral Stephen "Heavy" Hoover Memorial Softball Tournament. The games began at around 0900 and lasted throughout the day. A great time was had by all with the top 3 teams as follows. 1st Place - The "Misfits" (Marion FD). 2nd Place - Hustontown FD. 3rd Place - Newville FD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Big Thank You to everyone who helped in any way and to the teams who particpated.

 

 Electrical Fire

 

May 3rd

 

Engine 1-56 responded with 6 to 188 Tritle Drive for an electrical fire in a house. The Engine and Chief arrived to find a panel box malfunctioning. Personnel corrected the problem and returned with no extension found.

 

 Accident with Entrapment

 

May 1st

 

E1-56, A1-56, A3-56 and Medic 1-56 responded at 2300 hrs to the 17000 Block of Great Cove Road for an auto accident with reported entrapment. Units arrived to confirm dispatch with one auto into a utility pole with the driver entrapped. Crews from the Engine began stabilization and extrication. Once the patient was freed, personnel assisted in packaging and loading into the MedEvac adjacent to the scene. All units returned at 2345 hrs.

 

 

 

 MVA on Meadow Mountain Drive

 

April 28th

 

Engine and Ambulance 56 responded to Meadow Mountain Drive in Ayr Twp for a auto accident. Units arrived to find one vehicle off the roadway with a Class 3 patient. EMS transported one and the rest returned available.

 

 

 

 LZ Class with MMP&W

 

Members from 56 traveled to Mercersburg to attend the LZ CLass instructed by Air Methods.

Thanks to Co9 for the invite!

 

 Truck Ops I

 

Members from 56, 9, and 3 participated in the Truck Ops 1 class held at McConnellsburg.

 

 

 

 

 

 MVA

 

April 22nd

 

E1-56 w/ 6, and EMs responded to Pleasant Ridge Rd for an auto accident. Units arrived to find three vehicles involved with three patients. Fire Dept handled the vehicles while EMS transported three to the Medical Center.

 

 

 

 Shed Fire

 

April 15th

 

56 units were dispatched to 555 Keefers Dairy Ln in Ayr Township for a shed fire. Engine 1-56 and Tanker 56 responded and arrived to find a small shed on the ground. Personnel put a line in service and had the fire under control. Some minor overhaul was needed and Co56 returned. Tanker 55 was also on scene and supplied water and manpower.


 

 LZ Operations

April 14th

 

Engine Company 56 was alerted to assist EMS with establishing a landing zone for Air Medical on Great Cove Road. Engine 1-56 arrived with 4 to zone off a 100' x 100' area in an adjacent field. Life Net 8-1 landed safely and crews assisted with patient packaging. The LZ was terminated once Life Net lifted off.

 


 

 Assist to Huntington County

 

April 8th

 

Brush 1-56 and Ranger 56 responded with 5 into Huntington County in Robertsdale for a mountain fire. Co56 arrived to be directed back a lane to the fire. Both units assisted in containment and mop up operations. 56 cleared in about 2 hours.

 



 

Brush & Ranger on Mountain Fire

 

April 7th

 

Brush and Ranger 56 were alerted to the 14000 Block of Blairs Valley Road assisting on the mountain fire. Brush 2-56 and the Ranger arrived with 5 to assist Brush 9, Brush 3 and the Forestry Crews with containment utilizing a trail off of Hunter Road. Numerous Fire Companies as well as the DCNR and Forest Fire Crews from the area were called in to assist with the estimated 30 acre fire. 56 units were released at around 2000 hrs.

Photo Courtesy of the Public Opinion

 

9 Runs Handled

 

April 2nd

 

Co56 members were kept busy today with a total of 9 runs brought in. The day started off at approx. 0700 with EMS handling an overdose call at the PSP Barricks. Brush 1-56 responded with 3 to Timber Ridge Road assisting Co55 with a brush fire at 1030. Command 55 arrrived to find a small fire and held it to 55 units. A few hours later, Engine, Truck, Tanker, and Brush Co56 were alerted to Serpentine Lane in Ayr Township for a brush fire endangering a structure. C56 and units arrived to find a small fire close to the house and contained it. While units were being released, another brush fire was dispatched on Sipes Mill Road. Brush 2-56 and Ranger 56 arrived to find a 50' x 50' area of brush involved. Units contained it and returned. About an hour later, Brush and Tanker 56 were dispatched to Waterfall Rd Box 57-02 for the brush fire. 56 responded with 8 total and were turned around a short time later. E1-56 handled a fuel leak from a vehicle at Sheetz while Ambulance and Medic 1-56 responded to an unconcious person on the Crossroads. Br1-56 responded with 3 to Huntington County assisting on a field fire an hour later. The Brush operated on the fire for approx 4 hours. An hour after that, Co56 units were alerted to Great Cove Road and LHW for a tractor trailor overturned. Amb 1-56 arrived to find a T/T hauling iced coffee over an embankment with the driver un injured out of the vehicle. E1-56 arrived and crews contained hazards. Units returned within 45 min. Engine 2-56 was back out to provide lighting for the wrecker and cleared at 0130.

 

 

 

Assisting on the Mountain Fire

 

April 1st

 

Brush 1-56 responded with 3 to Franklin County on Blairs Valley Road assisting Co9 on the mountain fire. 56 arrived to send manpower to the scene to assist in containment. The Brush returned about 4 hours later.

Photo Courtesy of the Herald Mail

 

Chimney Fire

 

March 30th

 

Co56 units were alerted to Maple Hollow Road in Thompson Twp assisting Co55 and WC5 with a chimney fire, Box 5-10. Engine 2-56, Truck 56, and Tanker 56 responded with 12 and arrived to stage. E2-56 was assigned to check for extension utilizing the TIC. With the fire out and no extension found, Command placed the box in service.

ased.

 

Auto Fire

March 26th

 

Engine, Brush, and Ambulance 56 were dispatched to Sipes Mill Road for a car fire. Engine 2-56 and Br1-56 arrived to find a car with fire in the engine compartment. Personnel put a line in service and had the fire under control.

 

 
Rekindle

 

March 24th

 

Engine, Truck, and Tanker 56 were alerted to the 31000 Block of Great Cove Road for a house fire at approx 1300 hrs. As units from 56, 57, and Huntington County responded, information was given of the fire believed to be a rekindle of the previous fire. Tanker 56 arrived first to find the house to be on the ground with several hot spots. Additional units arrived and Command determined to let it burn itself out. Co56 units were released with 45 min.

 

 

 

Mutual Aid & Transfer

 

March 24th

 

E2-56, T56, and TR56 responded to Taylor Twp for an electrical fire in a house assisting Co57. First arrived 57 units found nothing evident and held the box to Co57. E2-56 handled the transfer to 57's house with 4 while they investigated further. The Engine cleared the standby within 30 min.

 

Tanker Assists on House

 

 

March 24th

 

Tanker 56 responded with 6 to Huntington County assisting Shade Gap on thr structure fire at around 0100 hrs. T56 arrived to supply E1-57 and drop its manpower who assisted in fire suppression and overhaul. The Tanker hauled several loads of water before units were released.

 

MVA

 

March 21st

 

At 1215 hrs, 56 units were dispatched on an auto accident at Great Cove Road and Crossroads Road. E1-56 arrived with 6 with A1-56 to find a passenger car rear ended into a pickup. EMS transported one while FD controlled hazards.

 

 

 

MVA

 

 

March 10th

 

At 1830 hrs, Engine and Ambulance 56 were alerted to Cito Road and Fulton Drive for an auto accident with a vehicle reported over an embankment. Chief 56 and units arrived to find one auto into a field with a patient refusal.

 

3rd Alarm Building Fire

 

March 10th

 

At approx. 0730 hrs, Co56 units were dispatched to 135 Knobsville Road for the building fire. Chief 1-57 was in the area and called for 2nd alarm as E1-56, Truck 56, and Tanker 56 responded. First in E1-56 arrived with 4 to find a business attatched to a two story apartment building and multiple greenhouses well off. Crews advanced a line up the stairs to the apartments where they encountered dense smoke and heat conditions. With structural collapse beginning to occur, Command was forced to back out and begin a defensive attack. A 3rd alarm assignment was dispatched due to the lack of manpower and water. The fire was brought under control and units were released.

 

CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 

 

Bottom Photos Courtesy of Kenny Hawbaker

 

Companies on scene

56, 57, 55, FC9, FC18, FC3, FC12, FC14, FCSta4, BC32, BC40, HC17, HC14, CC51, WC5

FC E11-2 & A2-57 Transferred

Also a BIG Thank You to the EMS Crews Handling Rehab (56 EMS & Medic 60)

 

Elevator Rescue

March 9th

Engine 1-56, Truck 56, and EMS responded to 360 South Second St. at GIANT for an elevator rescue. Units arrived to find two employees stuck half way up in the elevator. Personnel located the key and extricated the employees.

            
 
Brush Fire

 

 

March 8th

 

Brush 1-56 and Engine 2-56 responded to 19420 Great Cove Road for a brush fire. The Brush and Chief arrived to find a small area involved. Forestry line was pulled and the fire contained.

 

 

Vehicle Fire

 

 

March 2nd

 

Engine 1-56 responded to Buchanan Trail and Doyle Lane for a pickup truck on fire. Chief 56 arrived to find fire in the engine compartment. The Engine arrived and crews put a quick knock on it. All units returned within 45 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engine & Tanker on House Fire

 

Feb 25th

 

Engine 2-56 & Tanker 56 responded with 8 to the house fire next to 14198 Buchanan Trail West. First arriving 9 units found a working fire. Co56 arrived to assist in fire suppression and overhaul. The Tanker filled ET9. 56 units returned 1400 hrs. Engine 2-57 covered McConnellsburg during the fire.

 

 

 

MVA w/ Confinement

 

Feb 20th

 

Engine 1-56 w/ 5, MICU 3-56, and Ambulance 2-56 with Medic 60 responded to Patterson Run Road and LHW for an auto accident with reported entrapment. Chief 56 arrived with one auto on its side with one confined. The Engine arrived and stabilized the vehicle and began extrication. Crews worked in packaging the patient and EMS transported to the Medical Center.

 

 

 

Furnace Malfunction

 

Feb 17th

 

At around 0930 hrs, Co56 units were alerted to 522 LWE in McConnellsburg for a reported basement fire. Engine 2-56 and the Chief responded with 5 and arrived with nothing evident. Upon investigation, crews found it to be a furnace malfunction. Units returned within 20 minutes.

 

 

Funeral Services Held

 

Feb 13th

 

Services were held today at the Fire Station for Howard Fox, Company Member, who recently passed away. Co56 members attended as well as Needmore, Hustontown, Mercersburg, and Fairplay Fire Companies along with family and friends.

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Everett, Robertsdale, and Pleasant Hall Fire Company for the Standbys.

 

One Overturned in the Borough

 

Feb 13th

 

Engine, Ambulance & Medic 56 were alerted to North Second St and North St for an auto accident with a vehicle overturned. MICU 3-56 and Ambulance 1-56 responded and arrived to find one auto on its side with occupants self extricated. The Fire Dept arrived and controlled hazards as EMS transported one to the Medical Center.

 

 

Nice Turnout for Late Night Bingo

 

Feb 12th

 

 

Kitchen Crew, serving steak, shrimp, and fries.

 

 

 

Tanker Assist

 

Feb 7th

 

Tanker 56 responded with 5 to St Thomas Twp on Jack Mill Road assisting on a garage fire. The Tanker arrived to assist in fire suppression.

 

 

 

Public Relations

 

 

The Fire Chief and members handed out numerous smoke detectors

to Fulton County Center For Families.

 

House Fire

 

 

 

Jan 27th

 

At around 0050 hrs, Co57 and 56 units were alerted to Breezy Point Road in Dublin Twp Box 57-01 for a reported house fire. Engine 1-56 responded with 4 and arrived with Chief 57 to find fire in the attic. Firefighters stretched a line to the attic and made quick work of it. Additional personnel arrived and assisted in overhaul operations. Truck 56 arrived vented the roof and checked for any extension. All units were released within 3 hours. FC Engine 18-1 transferred during the fire.

 

 

 

Tanker Assists 57

 

Jan 26th

 

Tanker 56 responded with 5 to Great Cove Road and Breezy Point Road for tree and wires down with fire. The Tanker and Chief 2-57 arrived to confirm tree on wires to the rear of a mobile home with negative fire. Tanker 56 was released a short time later.

 

 

Old Truck Leaves

 

The Sutphen Aerial was sold to the Snow Hill Fire Dept. in North Carolina.

Hope the truck serves you as well as it did for us!

 

The New Truck 56 In Service

 

 

The 1987 E-One is officially in service.

The lettering is not complete, however, it is fully equipped.

Additional Information is posted on the Apparatus Page.

 

48th Annual Awards Banquet

 

Jan 16th

 

The McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company held our 48th annual awards banquet this evening to give recognition to the members. Guests enjoyed a meal catered by the Mountain Gate Restaurant, followed by awards. EMT of the Year was awarded to Ethel Whittington for her dedication to transports and helping where needed received from Ambulance Chief Harris. Ambulance Chiefs Award went to Randy Zeger for all his hard work in running EMS received from Deputy EMS Chief Lynch. Fire Chiefs Award went to Donna Welsh for her grant writing and helping where needed throughout the years received from Chief Lynch. Fireman of the Year was awarded to Howard Fox for all his hard work and dedication to the Company through the years. The Top Fire Responders were given gifts. The Top 10 EMS Responders were given EMS "Wack Packs". Guests enjoyed a 15 min slide show program followed by gag gifts to lighten the evening. A good time was had by all, thanks to FC11(Pleasant Hall FD), CC25 (Monroe FD), and CC47 (Newville FD) for covering 56 Fire & EMS.

 

 

Fireman of the Year Howard Fox - Accepting on Behalf of his Dad, Jason Fox.

 

Fire Chiefs Award - Donna Welsh

EMT of the Year - Ethel Whittington

 

Lighter Side Pictures Added

 

Ice Rescue

 

Jan 16th

 

Ambulance Company 56 was dispatched to 6235 Aughwick Road at Cowans Gap for a fall victim. Ambulance 1-56 responded and while enroute were given conditions of a male patient who had fallen on the ice on Cowans Gap Lake and had laid for quite some time. The Fire Dept was dispatched for medical assist as well as Medic 1-56. Units arrived to find the patient to be approx 200 yards out on the ice. Personnel worked in stabilizing and packaging the patient before bringing him in. The patient was then taken by ground to Altoona Hospital.

 

 

 

Chimney Fire

 

Jan 15th

 

At around 2100 hrs, Engine 1-56, Truck 56, Tanker 56, and EMS responded to the chimney fire on Cito Road. Engine 1-56 arrived with 4 to find fire coming from the flu. Personnel contained the fire to the chimney and checked for extension. The flu was cleared and with no extension found, Co56 returned.

 

 

Mutual Aid House Fire

 

Jan 11th

 

Engine and Tanker 56 were alerted to 609 Path Valley Road a little before midnight for a reported house fire. Engine 2-56 and Tanker 56 responded with 8 and arrived to assist in fire suppression and overhaul. Truck 56 was dispatched a short time later to fill in the box and arrived with 4 to assist in roof venting. 56 returned around 0330 hrs.

 

 

 

Medic 60 Transfers

 

Medic 60 (TLC) transferred to 56 EMS while Medic 1-56 is on an inter-facility transport.

 

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