Tuesday, February 28, 2012

PALMER TOWNSHIP 2ND ALARM TOWNHOUSE FIRE

PALMER TOWNSHIP 2ND ALARM WILLOW DRIVE
Palmer Township,PA-- The alarm was struck over night for a 2nd alarm fire that destroyed a townhouse. Companies arrived a little after 3:30 a.m. to the home at 143 Willow Drive to find it well off.
First in engine and ladder crews from Palmer went to work on the fire building and protecting the delta side exposure. Ladder 27-21 went to work with ladder pipe operations as ground crews went to exterior operations.
The firewall did it's job leaving the bravo side home with only minor smoke and water damage. The delta side townhouse suffered damage to the siding and blew out the windows from the heat.
Departments worked for an hour to bring the fire under control and remained on-scene through the morning hours, negative injuries were reported.
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Units on Scene: 27, 14-12, EMS 27, Palmer PD | 1st Alarm 25-21, 53-11 | 2nd Alarm 22-12, 50-11, 54-12 | Standby to Cover 18-41, 28-11 | EMA, Goodwill
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Sunday, February 26, 2012

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP GARAGE FIRE

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP GARAGE FIRE
Plainfield Township,Pa-- Departments working at at 1508 Church Rd on the garage fire.
Arriving units found a large multi car garage well off with vehicles inside and additional exposure issues. Arriving tender and engine from Plainfield went to work with defensive operations pulling multiple lines and ground monitors. Additional tenders were requested to the scene as well as manpower.
Companies brought the fire under control within the hour and requested a backhoe to the scene to assist with overhaul.
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Units on Scene: 36,35,54,52,32 EMS 36 Plainfield Towship PD

Saturday, February 25, 2012

CITY OF BETHLEHEM APARTMENT FIRE

CITY OF BETHLEHEM APARTMENT FIRE
Bethlehem, Pa-- City firefighters working at 1225 Livingston Street for a small fire in apartment C. Radio reports companies arrived to find a hole burning in the floor with extension into the walls, Crews opened up and had the fire knocked down within a couple minutes of arrival.
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Sunday, February 19, 2012

HOBOKEN WASHINGTON STREET 4TH ALARM

HOBOKEN 5TH ALARM
HOBOKEN, NJ-- A 4-alarm fire damaged all five floors at 300 Washington Street Sunday night, the call came in around 7pm which housed a convenience store with apartments above.
On our arrival crews from Hoboken, Newark and Elizabeth were working the fire from 3rd and 4th floors but eventually pulled out when the fire jumped to the 5th. Flames could be seen running up to the roof where it broke through causing a partial collapse of the fourth and fifth floors.
Companies were still extinguishing fire on the roof and 5th floor when we departed around 10:30pm.
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Saturday, February 18, 2012

READINGTON TOWNSHIP DWELLING FIRE

READINGTON TOWNSHIP DWELLING FIRE
Three Bridges, NJ-- Hunterdon County dispatched Box 22-26 550 Old York Road for the working structure fire. First companies in 33, 32, 18 Fast, Engine 48-105 and EMS 22-26 found a 1.5 story S/F/D well involved.
Three Bridges chief arrived set up command and requested the tender task force. Arriving Engine 48-105 set up drafting operations, Engine 33-64 went to work with it's crew and Readingtons tower took the A/B corner setting up ventilation and ladder pipe operations.
Command eventually pulled out the attack team and went to ladder pipe and defensive operations as conditions started to deteriorate. Crews operated over an hour to bring the fire under control and remained on-scene for extensive overhaul.
Units on Scene: 33,32,48,16,21,23,46,47,91 EMS 22,49,74 
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Friday, February 10, 2012

LOWER SAUCON 3RD ALARM DWELLING FIRE

LOWER SAUCON DWELLING FIRE
Lower Saucon, Pa-- Multiple agency's working at a dwelling fire on Saucon Meadow Court in the township. Firefighters arrived to find a garage fully involved and working into the dwelling. Crews went to work on the garage and made entry but were forced out with a partial roof collapse and faulty hydrants.
Multiple tankers and additional engines were called in from Northampton, Lehigh and Bucks County to assist with water supply and operations. Firefighters re-established water supply and went to work with multiple lines, ground monitors and ladder pipe operations.
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Units on Scene: Northampton County 18,61,62,63,13,14,15,27,28 Lehigh County 20,27,34 Bucks County 40,56

FORKS TOWNSHIP FATAL MVA

FORKS TOWNSHIP FATAL MVA
Forks Township, Pa-- Departments on-scene of a fatal mva that was discovered by police this morning. Reports were the accident had happened earlier that morning but wasn't noticed due to it's possible location.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

PALMER TOWNSHIP ELECTRICAL FIRE

PALMER TOWNSHIP ELECTROCUTION
Palmer Township, PA-- Firefighters were called to Palmer Plastics at 2906 William Penn Highway for the reported structure fire. While en-route dispatch advised units of an electrocution and a fire in the building. Arriving units made entry to find the fire out but heavy smoke throughout the building, crews remained on scene for ventilation. One patient was transported with reported burns to the hands from being shocked. 
Units on Scene: Palmer Fire/PD, Suburban EMS Staging: Hecktown Fire
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LOWER NAZARETH DWELLING FIRE

LOWER NAZARETH DWELLING FIRE
Lower Nazareth, PA--Departments working on the 1st alarm fire which gutted the 2nd floor at this residence on Vista Drive. 1st arriving firefighters from Hecktown and Nancy Run went to work on the 2nd floor with 2 1 3/4 hand lines and had the fire knock downed within 15 minutes of arrival, crews remained on-scene for extensive overhaul
Units on Scene: Hecktown, Nancy Run, Nazareth, Bethlehem Township, Hecktown EMS, Bethlehem Township EMS
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