Friday, May 31, 2013

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, PA CHEMICAL EXPLOSION

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Northeast Bravest
Hanover, Township, Pa--110 Commerce Way Ungerer and Co. 1st alarm for a chemical explosion and fire in the building. Companies arrived and reported small fire after the explosion and one male with severe chemical burns. Engine 1511 extinguished the fire, remaining companies were utilized for ventilation and hazmat control.
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Sunday, May 26, 2013

BRANCHBURG TWP, NJ MVA W/ FIRE & AIR MEDICAL 5-26-13

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Branchburg Township, NJ-- Intersection of Chubb Way and South Branch Rd single vehicle into a pole with fire one unresponsive and rescue breathing in progress, second patient with altered mental status. Air Medical was requested for both patients at first but one was recalled second PT went by ground. Somerset County CART team was requested to reconstruct the scene.

Companies On-Scene: 24-105, 48-105, 48-104, Branchburg EMS & Police, Somerset County MICU
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ALLENTOWN, PA 3RD ALARM ROW HOME FIRE

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Allentown, Pa--1108 Catasauqua Ave.Companies arrived to a working fire in a 3 story row home with extension into exposures and 3 floors of the main fire building. Companies placed multiple lines and ladder pipes into operation with the fire spreading to a total of 6 homes . Red Cross assisted 15-20 residents who were displaced by the fire, one firefighter was transported with injuries unknown at this time.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

NEWARK, NJ LITTLETON AVE WORKING FIRE

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Newark, NJ-- 59 Littleton Ave. DC-1 had a fully involved 3 story private dwelling on arrival with exposures taken off. Companies placed 3 lines in service ladder companies opened up with fire extending into the cockloft DC-1 requested additional 2&1 and Battalion 4 to the scene.
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Monday, May 13, 2013

FREEMANSBURG, PA 2ND ALARM ROW HOME FIRE

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Freemansburg, Pa--204 Juniata Street fire on the 2nd floor of a 3 story row home.

Freemansburg Engine 1212 arrived to find a 3 story row home with heavy fire blowing out of the 2nd floor windows. Two firefighters from Engine 1212 stretched a 1 3/4 line to the fire floor knocking the fire down within moments of arrival. Engine 6341 arrived along with Bethlehem Township fire Companies and assisted with throwing ladders and checking secondary occupancies for extension. All companies made quick work on this fire holding it to the fire floor with minor extension to the third floor.

Companies On-Scene: Freemansburg, Steel City, Dewy, Se-Wy-Co, Leithsville, Nancy Run, Bethlehem Township Fire & EMS, Palmer Municipal Fire.

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Friday, May 10, 2013

CITY OF EASTON HOUSE FIRE WITH CLOSE CALL

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Easton, Pa-- Working house fire at 1074 W. Wilkes-Barre Street.

On arrival the first due engine had heavy fire blowing out of the 2nd floor of a 2.5-story duplex.
Attack lines went to work on the 2nd floor with heavy fire extending into the attic. Two minutes into the video a Easton Firefighter fell off the main roof onto onto a 2nd roof after missing the ladder rungs. The firefighter appeared to be uninjured and continued to work. Firefighters were eventually forced to evacuate the building due to conditions quickly deteriorating a loss of water pressure and dead hydrants. Companies used all hands with multiple large lines, ladder pipes and ground monitors.

Companies On-Scene: Easton Fire/EMS, Wilson Boro Fire, City of Bethlehem Fire.
Cover Assignments: Palmer Municipal Fire,West Easton Fire
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