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3 Fires in 12 Hours

April 22

Beginning early in the morning, Monday proved to be a busy day for the 91 House.

At approximately 0230, the Engine & Truck handled a Commercial AFA in the 45-7 Box. Units went available quickly after arrival.

Just after 0400, Box 49-2 was sent to the 2100 Block of Paxton Street for an Automatic Fire Alarm in a multistory senior living facility, as dispatch was being sent, the Box was upgraded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire - Box 45-7

April 19

Yesterday evening at 2139, Box 45-7 was sent to the area of 50th & Linda Lane for a reported Chimney Fire. Chief 91-5 arrived with a well involved 2nd floor of a Cape Cod dwelling. Truck 91 & Engine 91-5 arrived simultaneously and assumed 1st due responsibilities. Engine 91 arrived as the 3rd due Engine Company. Crews from the Truck and Engine split for fire attack and vertical ventilation. Numerous ... (Full Story & Photos)

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March 30

This afternoon, Truck 91 was dispatched to the 55-1 Box for a Commercial Fire Alarm. Engine 55 arrived with smoke in the building and upgraded the assignment to the 1st Alarm. Truck 91 arrived as the 2nd Due Truck Company. Crews from the Engine Companies located the fire on the charlie side in the ceiling and had the Truck Companies opening above the fire. Upon marking control, the box was scaled ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Truck Company to Highspire

March 28

This evening, Truck 91 was dispatched to the 200 Block of Penn St in the 55-1 Box Area (Highspire). Chief 55-2 arrived with a 2.5 Story SFD with fire showing from division 2 and the roof. The Truck (LT Oliver) arrived as the first due and positioned on Side A. Crews split to perform inside and outside work. Interior crews completed searches and assisted with fire attack. The outside team coordinated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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March 25

Just after midnight, crews were returning to quarters following a Fire Alarm in the Rutherford Box Area, Box 49-1 was sent to the 400 Block of State Street for a Reported House Fire. Chief 91-6 (BC Bradnick) arrived with a Multi-Family dwelling with fire showing from the Charlie Side. Engine (LT Oliver) & Truck (LT Reinhart) 91 arrived first due and stretched to the rear. Crews had fire in two units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Fire on the Interstate

March 23

Late this evening, Engine 91 was sent to the Capital Beltway for a reported Vehicle Fire. E91 (FF Furlong) arrived and confirmed a fully involved vehicle and stretched the bumper line. Rescue & Engine 91-5 also assisted due to a large fuel fed fire. During the incident, an MVA w/ Confinement occurred in the backlog. Mutual Aid units along with Utility 91-5 handled the crash. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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March 14

Just before 10am, Box 49-3 was dispatched for the MVA w/ Entrapment in the 1000 Blk of Eisenhower Blvd. Rescue 91 was just clearing a 91 Box on the Interstate, and was enroute immediately. Additional info reported the vehicle to be up an embankment w/ entrapment, and on fire. R91 AOS just after CH91, finding negative entrapment/fire. Crews from Rescue 91 stabilized the vehicle, and assisted EMS with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Trapped on Derry Street

February 26

This morning, the Township Rescue assignment was sent to the 6400 Block of Derry Street for an MVA W/ Entrapment. Chief 91-3 (Orth) arrived on scene confirming 1 trapped by the dash in a box truck. Chief 91-6 (Bradnick) arrived and assumed Operations. Rescue 91-5 arrived first due and began patient care and stabilization. Rescue 91 (FF Furlong) arrived and immediately went to work removing the driver's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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