Tuesday, November 20, 2012

DOYLESTOWN, PA 3RD ALARM BUILDING FIRE

DOYLESTOWN 3RD ALARM
Buckingham Township, Pa.-- The fire was at P&R Industries Inc 3826 Old Easton Rd a 55,000-square-foot chemical factory that makes an industrial protective coating called Arbonite, which is used to line tankers and other types of containers.
Battalion Chief 19 arrived on scene around 5:30 am and reported a 100x200 industrial building with heavy fire though the roof, all hands going to work. Rescue 29 is the fast team and also requests the tender task force.
Command reports the building is filled with multiple 55 gallon drums of various chemicals, requests the hazmat team to the scene. Tower 24 and Ladder 79 go to work setting up ladder pipe operations. Command requests the 2nd alarm and all companies will be operating defensive operations only.
Battalion Chief 19 reports the building is fully involved with heavy fire through the roof and the entire structure involved, flames are reported over 30 feet into the sky. Battalion Chief 19 reports the fire is unlikely to hold with 2nd alarm companies and ads an additional tender task force.
The 3rd alarm is transmitted for a fully involved industrial building fire all companies are operating ladder pipe and defensive operations. Companies had the job under control around 7:30am and were under extensive overhaul operations opening up the roof and interior with hot spots. One firefighter was reported transported to a local hospital with a medical emergency.
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Friday, November 16, 2012

FORKS TOWNSHIP, PA TRAVEL TRAILER FIRE

Forks Travesl Trailer Fire
Forks Township, Pa.-- A fire destroyed two travel trailers and a speed boat parked at a Forks Township self-storage center located in the 3500 block of Glover Road. Arriving Engine 25-13 grabbed the plug and went to work with 3 lines. Palmer Fire Co. was moved up to the scene to assist with extensive overhaul.
Companies On-Scene: Forks Fire, Forks PD, Palmer Municipal Fire, Suburban EMS 
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

BETHLEHEM TWP, PA TRACTOR TRAILER ROLLOVER

bethlehem tt rollover
Bethlehem Township, Pa-- Companies were alerted early this morning for a tractor-trailer rollover on the exit ramp from Route 22 West to Route 191. Safety Officer William Andress from Nancy Run Fire Company established command and confirmed the rollover with negative injuries. Companies stood-by for hazard control and while Fast Lane Towing up-righted the tractor.
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Units On-Scene: Engine 14-11, 17-12 EMS 17, PSP, Fast Lane Towing  

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

LOWER MOUNT BETHEL, PA BARN FIRE

MT BETHEL BARN FIRE
Lower Mount Bethel, Pa-- Multiple calls came just after 6:00pm for a working at a barn fire in the 2300 block of Howell Road. Companies arrived to find a barn well involved with flames through the roof. Assistant Chief 26-53 arrived with their tender and immediately went to deck gun operations, additional tenders and engine companies were called in for manpower and water supply.
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Sunday, November 4, 2012

MOORE TOWNSHIP, PA DWELLING FIRE

MOORE TWP HOUSE FIRE
Moore Township, Pa-- Multiple company's working in the 100 block of Nazareth Drive for a well off dwelling fire. Moore township firefighters arrived with heavy fire blowing out the 2nd floor windows and roof. First arriving companies made entry to the seat of the fire as their lines were seen blowing out of the roof.  
Command eventually pulled all firefighters out after conditions deteriorated and went to a defensive operations. Companies later made entry once again to hit the hot spots and start overhaul. One firefighter was reported transported with injuries unknown at this time.
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Saturday, November 3, 2012

SOUTH WHITEHALL, PA 3RD ALARM HOUSE FIRE

south whitehall job
South Whitehall, Pa-- The 3rd Alarm was struck for this job at 1461 N. 22nd Street. Companies arrived to find fire showing and immediately requested the 2nd. The fire was reportedly in walls of this 2-sty S/F/D and made extension to 2nd floor, with this the 3rd alarm was struck.
All in all it appeared 1st due companies made some quick work opening up a grabbing the seat of the fire. Negative injuries were reported. 
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