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No Caption Engine & Ladder Operate in the 45-7

February 12

This evening, around 1815, Box 45-7 was sent to the 5000 Block of Lancaster Street for a reported Chimney Fire. Engine 91-5 arrived first due confirming fire from the chimney and assuming first due responsibilities. Engine 91 (FF Furlong) arrived second due. Truck 91 (LT Oliver) arrived as the first due Truck and set up to the chimney. Interior crews confirmed negative extension to the interior and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Truck Runs 1st Alarm in 456

February 01

This afternoon, Box 456-3 was dispatched to the 7000 Block of Chambers Hill Road for a reported Garage on Fire. Chief 91-3 (Orth) advised of a column visible from Station 91-3 and arrived shortly after confirming a Working Fire in a detached garage. Truck 91 arrived as the first due Truck Company. Upon arrival, defensive operations began with lines deploying off of Engine 91-3 and Engine 91-2 (Side ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Basement Fire Box 40-01

January 30

This evening, as crews were staffing, Box 40-01 (Paxtang) was sent to the 3200 Block of Derry Street for a possible basement fire. Captain 32 arrived with smoke showing from Side A. Engine 91 arrived as the 3rd Due Engine Company, laying line to Side C and stretching. The crew from Tower 32, Engine 40 & Engine 91 confirmed a fire in the basement between the floors. Crews extinguished the fire and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1 TRAPPED on 322

January 30

Late this evening, upon clearing an AFA in the 49-5 Box, Box 45-6 was sent to 322 Westbound prior to Kunkel Rd for an MVA with Entrapment. Truck (BC Bradnick) and Engine (LT Oliver) were on the street and responded. The Engine & Truck arrived first and confirmed a head on crash with 1 Trapped and 1 on the ground. Crews utilized portable tools off the Engine and Truck until the arrival of Rescue 91-5 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Laundry Room Fire Box 49-6

January 26

This evening, Units were sent to the 200 Block of Francis Cadden Parkway in the 49-6 Box Area for a reported "Fire in the Laundry Room". Chief 91-1 arrived with smoke showing from a 3 story garden style, requesting the Working Fire Dispatch. Engine 91 arrived assuming 1st due responsibilities and located a fire in an apartment on the first division. Truck 91 arrived as the first due Truck followed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1 Confined on 83N

January 20

Late this evening, units were dispatched to Interstate 83 North just prior to the 32nd Street offramp for an MVA w/ Confinement. Rescue 91 (Lt Oliver) & Engine 91 arrived confirming one on its roof with one confined. Crews began stabilization and patient assessment. Rescue crews removed the drivers' door to free the trapped occupant. With the incident under control the 2nd Rescue Company was cancelled. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2 Auto Fires in 12 Hours

January 12

Engine 91 has stayed busy during the weekend. Friday afternoon, Engine 91 along with Engine 91-5 were sent to the 4200 Block of Derry Street for a reported Auto Fire. Chief 91 (Ibberson) arrived with a fully involved vehicle. Engine 91 (Lt Oliver) arrived and stretched the bumper line to extinguish the fire.

Saturday morning, Engine 91 was dispatched again to the 3500 Block of Paxton Street, for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WORKING FIRE BOX 49-2

January 08

This afternoon shortly after 1300, Box 49-2 was dispatched for a reported fire in a hotel in the 400 Block of Friendship Road. Chief 91-3 (Orth) arrived and was advised of a fire in the laundry room. E91-2 arrived as the first due Engine Company and Truck 91(Reinhart) arrived as the first due Truck Company. E91 (Oliver) arrived picking up 91-2's lay. As units were arriving, a victim was reported on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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