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Saturday Crash on 741
Saturday, January 24, 2015 15:08
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Rescue/ Engine 55-1 was dispatched on the vehicle accident at Rt. 741 / Millwood Rd, assisting Company 60 (West Willow). Rescue 50 (Willow Street) was also on the initial dispatch. First arriving responders found an SUV into a brick wall, with three patients in the vehicle. RE 55-1 was advised to assist with extrication. All patients were extricated and in the care of EMS in about 20 minutes.

 
   
   
Tanker assist to Conestoga
   
Sunday, January 18, 2015 15:41
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Tanker was requested on the reported gas leak on Dogwood Drive in Conestoga Township, assisting Company 53.

 
Assist 60 on gas leak
   
Monday, January 12, 2015 15:17
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Engine 55-2 assisted company 60 (West Willow) on a gas leak on Wyndmere Way in Pequea Township. Company 50 (Willow Street) and Company 59 (Refton) also assisted. Units arrived to find a leak on a gas connection to a residence. Problem was quickly handled with units going available shortly.

 
Manor Twp Barn Fire
Friday, January 9, 2015 15:34
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Tanker 55 was requested to assist Company 90 (Blue Rock Fire) on a barn fire on Indian Run Rd. Volunteers responding to the firehouse could see a large column of dark smoke to the west. Engine 55-2 was requested to respond several minutes later. Tanker shuttled eight loads of water to the scene, while the engine crew was sent to manpower staging. The engine crew was released within a short time, after it was determined that the majority of the extinguishment would take place by use of master streams from aerial devices. Tanker was on scene until around 2200.

 
What's This?
   
Thursday, January 1, 2015
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Smoke in the structure
Saturday, May 24, 2014 12:50
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Engine 55-2 and Engine 905 (Blue Rock- Millersville station) were detailed to a large campground for an odor investigation. Facility staff on scene reporting an odor of a possible electrical fire in a small mobile home. Units arrived and used thermal imagers to locate hot wiring within a wall. With no immediate danger being obvious, we allowed maintenance staff to disassemble the paneling, rather than tear into it ourselves and cause further damage. Upon opening up the walls, it was found that some wiring had melted and was starting to burn. After finding no immediate hazards, the structure was turned back over to staff for further repairs. Luckily this situation was detected early. Had staff not secured power to the unit when they did, this could have resulted in a working fire in a short time.

 
   
   
Tanker covers west side
   
Monday, April 21, 2014 17:05
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Tanker 55 was alerted to stand by in Station 7 (Mountville) while units from multiple companies were out extinguishing multiple brush fires in that area. Tanker stood by for several hours, and was not sent on any runs.

 
First Due crash
Monday, April 14, 2014 20:57
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The monthly business meeting was interrupted when 55 volunteers, along with mutual aid from Engine 53-1 (Conestoga) and Rescue 905 (BRFR), were dispatched to Long Lane and New Danville Pike for a vehicle accident. Engine 55-2 and the squad arrived quickly, finding one passenger confined. 55 crews stabilized the vehicle and set up for a door removal. Rescue 905, responding in place of out of service Rescue / Engine 55-1, arrived and assisted on the operation, while the crew from 53 controlled hazards on the second vehicle.

 
   
   
Late night crash
   
Saturday, April 5, 2014 01:57
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Volunteers were awakened to assist 60 (West Willow) on a single vehicle crash on the 400 block of Baumgardner Road in Pequea Township. Units arrived to find a pickup truck that had crashed into the bridge abutment, and came to rest partially in a small stream. Fire and EMS crews removed the driver from the vehicle and checked for hazards before clearing.

 
Saturday evening brush fire
Saturday, March 22, 2014 17:57
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Engine 1 and the tanker were requested to assist on a brush fire in the area of Wildflower Lane. 55 units were first arriving, finding a working fire in a grove of bamboo and other brush. Crews worked quickly to darken the bulk of the fire, and remained on scene for mop up.

 
   
   
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