8/31/2014 – Today the EMS crew from First Aid
and Safety called into LEMA that they had a
Accident. They then advised county that cars
were leaking fluids. The Engine and Rescue went
responding minutes later with 9 volunteers. We
arrived and assisted with traffic control and
basic vehicle operations.
Busy Day for the Engine
8/18/2014 – Lebanon City had a 2 Alarm Fire
today on North 10th Street, Later
brining E10 to Lebanon Station 2 for the
Transfer Assignment. During which the crew of 5,
handled an Fire alarm and a wires down call.
Later at around 19:00, the Engine was dispatched
to assist Co. 41 with a Motor Vehicle Accident.
Chief 41, placed us in-service shortly after.
Vehicle Rescue Training
7/31/2014 -Tonight crews
trained on stabilization techniques and the use
of various hand tools and other tools not used
as much during vehicle rescue.
Odor of Smoke and Pole
7/28/2014 -The first call
of the day was at the Jonestown Health Center
for a Odor Investigation around 15:00. Engine 10
arrived and positioned itself on Side D at the
Hydrant while crews investigated. Cause of the
odor was found to be faulty wiring on a water
cooler. The second call came in at 21:00, to
assist Companies 11 & 41 with a Pole Fire. Crews
arrived and stood by with other companies till
met-ed arrived and were released shortly after.
7/24/2014 - Tonight crews
from companies 10, 11, 12, 41,and 46 met at Dale
Richards Junkyard for Training. Crews split up
and practiced on various stabilization
techniques and then worked with hydraulic tools
and how to safely operate them.
Garage Fire in the
7/23/2014 - Around 21:0,
The Engine and Rescue were dispatched to West
Main Street in Bethel Twp. to assist company 41
with a working van fire. Engine and Rescue
companies arrived and assisted with
extinguishment and overhaul. Personnel wrapped
up hose and equipment and were released.
Garage Fire in the
7/14/2014 - Around 20:30,
Station 10 was dispatched to Swatara Twp. for a
Garage Fire. Asst. 10 and Chief 47 arrived
almost simultaneously and confirmed there was a
heavy smoke condition in the structure. Engine
10 layed in and crews pulled a line. Crew was
thenn split, they extinguished the fire and
ventilated the garage. Fire was quickly put out
and under control.
Fire in Swatara Twp.
7/9/2014 - Around 21:00,
The Engine and Rescue were dispatched for a
structure fire on Route 72. Engine 10 arrived
and reverse layed from Engine 9 and setup draft
site out of a portable tank on 72. Crews
assisted with attack and overhaul. The Rescue
filled cylinders. Units returned approximately 3
6/21/2014- Today 5 members
took part in a 16 Hr. Emergency vehicle driver
training course. After completing a test, crews
departed for the Northern Lebanon High School to
complete a comprehensive array of tasks and
obstacles to finish the class. Special thanks to
the two instructors who made this class
possible, Michael Leonard and Dev Kannan.
Pictures: Kenna Wolferd
Abandoned Mansion Fire
6/10/2014- Around 04:30,
this morning Station 10 was dispatched along
with Station 41 for a reported house fire on
South Center Street in Fredericksburg. County
advised responding units that it was a mansion
and they had reports confirming a working fire.
E41-1 arrived and confirmed a working fire and
layed in from the creek. Engine 10 was second
arriving establishing a water supply for the
defensive operation. Crews worked for approx.
ARFF Burn at FITG
5/14/2014- Crews loaded up
tonight in Engine 10 to participate in a live
ARFF burn at Fort Indiantown Gap. Class was
conducted by West Virginia University. Crew
trained on putting fuel spill, engine, tire, and
compartment fires. This is important to learn
because of the airport in our first due and the
mutual aid we run to the Military base. Other
companies that participated: 75, 41, 46, Dauphin
39 & 36.
Pictures: Lisa Rudy
Boat Dispatched for
Search and Rescue Operation
5/04/2014- Saturday the
boat was dispatched to assist the Pennsylvania
State Police with a missing person. Search was
unsuccessful due to murky waters. A joint
coordinated search was conducted on Sunday
morning with Boats 10 & 75. Crews thoroughly searched the creek for the
missing person. Additional crews were later
dispatched near the recovery site to assist,
including Stations 11 & 12, FASP and PSP.
Pictures: Barbra West -
RIP Skip. You will be
3 Alarm Fire in Lebanon
Crews from Lebanon City
Fire Department were dispatched to 133 South
10th Street for a stove fire. Commissioner 15
arrived with heavy fire conditions to the rear
of 133 and 135. Then transmitting the 2nd Alarm
and the RIT assignment. Due to a lack of
manpower the 3rd alarm was transmitted bringing
the rescue. We assisted packing hose and filling
cylinders. The Rescue returned approximately 2
Motor Vehicle Accident
in the Borough
3/30/2014 - At 14:10.
Station 10 was dispatched for a motor vehicle
accident at 10 South Lancaster Street in the
Borough. Chief 10 arrived to find a 2 vehicle
accident with minor injuries. The rescue and
engine arrived assisted with patient care and
cleaning up debris. Box was in-service within 30
Acquired Structure -
3/20/2014 - Crews from
Stations 10, 11, 12, 41, 46, and 75 had the
opportunity to do training on a structure that
was deemed to be demolished. Crews did various
drills, like breaching walls and vertical roof
Truck Fire in Bethel
3/18/2014 - Around 18:00,
The Rescue was dispatched to assist station 41
with a truck fire. The Rescue arrived and filled
cylinders and assisted repacking hose, rescue
cleared the scene shortly after.
Pump I Class and a
3/15/2014 - 8 members of
the fire crew took part of a pump operators
class hosted by the Mount Joy Fire Department.
Members finished off the class with a verity of
different scenarios and operations. On the way
back the engine crew took in a motor vehicle
accident with confinement on Interstate 81 along
with the Rescue. Engine arrived and assisted
crews from 12, 75, and Dauphin 36. The Rescue
was recalled while enroute. We would like to
thank the two instructors, Samuel Clark and Dave
Gribble for conducting the class!