Archives for January 2016

Fully Involved Dwelling 6-16 Box

Company 6 was dispatched for an investigation of fire in the woods in the area of Leppo Road and Old Hanover Road. Shortly after responding, Carroll upgraded the call to now a reported house fire. Units arrived to find a 2 story dwelling fully involved. Engine 33 assisted in fire attack and water supply.

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Company Stays Busy With the Blizzard

Company 3 handled numerous calls throughout the blizzard. Crews were maintained from Friday morning until Monday morning making sure everything was staffed and able to respond to all calls for assistance.

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Small Fire in Pleasant Valley

Box alarm 6-12 dispatched bringing Engine 33, Duty 3, Chief 3, and Tower 3 to Pleasant Valley for a possible house fire. The caller stated she was at an intersection in the neighborhood and could see the side of a house on fire. Duty 3 arrived to find a house with burnt siding and smoke showing from side D. Engine 33 arrived shortly after finding the fire was contained to the outside of the dwelling with no extension inside. Units were clear within the hour.

Some Stats for Company 3

Stats for the year 2015

7,660 total calls

Top ten responders responded on 3,350 of these calls

1,408.5 hours of training

10,332.17 hours of standby

3-22 Rescue

Engine 31 and Ambulance 38 were dispatched for a vehicle collision in a 3-22 box. As units were responding, dispatch advised they were upgrading it to a rescue assignmet with reported 1 trapped. Units from Westminster arrived to find a vehicle well off the road on an embankment with 1 trapped. Units from Westminster and Reese worked quickly to stabilize the vehicle with “Res Q Jacks” and the winch off of Rescue Squad 9. After making sure the vehicle was stabilized, units were able to complete the extrication.

Units on Scene: Engine 31, Medic 38, Medic 99 (Reese), Duty 3, Chief 3, Captain 3, Rescue Squad 9 (Reese)

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Basement Fire


 

Company 3 units assisted Pleasant Valley Fire Department on a house fire. Units arrived finding smoke showing from the basement of the house. Crews made entry and knocked down the fire which was contained to two rooms.

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