Today at 11AM Tower 331 w/3 and Chief 301 responded as part of the initial box to the Taco Bell on Lehigh St in Salisbury Township (Station 31) for a structure fire.
Companies found fire in the walls extending up into the soffit. 331's crew laddered the building and began opening up the roof. The fire was quickly extinguished and extensive overhaul was completed. Crews cleared 1 1/2 hours later.
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This morning around 0830, Cetronia and mutual aid were dispatched to the 4000 blk of Chew Steet in Cetronia for a chimney fire. Chief 303 immediately arrived and reported normal conditions from the outside. Engine 311 arrived with a water supply and stretched a 200' crosslay. After investigating it appeared there was a oil burner malfunction. Fire department services were not needed. Tower 331 and Engine 3212 (Woodlawn) also arrived onscene, but 3 Command held the assignment to Station 3.
Engine and Tower positioned at a early morning high rise fire alarm. Crews discovered a fire that was already extinguished in a bathroom.
Engine 311 is currently transferred to Station 31 (Western Salisbury) while they operate at a 2nd alarm house fire in Eastern Salisbury.
Today at 11AM Tower 331 w/3 and Chief 301 responded as part of the initial box to the Taco Bell on Lehigh St in Salisbury Township (Station 31) for a structure fire.Companies found fire in the walls extending up into the soffit. 331's crew laddered the building and began opening up the roof. The fire was quickly extinguished and extensive overhaul was completed. Crews cleared 1 1/2 hours later.
Around 2PM Station 3 and mutual aid were dispatched to the area of Broadway and Parkway Rd for a shed fire. Engine 311 responded w/3 and was advised by Lehigh County that they are receiving multiple calls and it is possibly an attached garage.Engine 311 arrived with smoke showing from the rear of a 1 story home on the 500 blk of Parkway Rd. As the line was being stretched, 311 Officer (Lt. Paine) confirmed a fire on the exterior of an attached shed.The fire was knocked down quickly and crews cle...
Yesterday began at 0530 when Tower 331 responded with 5 to the 1500 blk of Ruth st in Station 11's district (Greenawalds) for a smoke odor inside. Crews positioned on Side A and stood by.At 0800 7 members went to the Whitehall Township Fire Training Grounds to participate in a live fire training burn. Along was Whitehall Fire 36, 37, 39, 40, and Coplay 5. We were able to conduct multiple evolutions where the Engine Companies and Truck Companies worked together. At 1830 Tower 331 respond...
Around 9PM a box alarm was dispatched to the AMC Theater in Tilghman Square. Lehigh County Radio was reporting a fire in the electrical room with an activated fire alarm. Engine 311 arrived, securing a water supply and advanced a hand line to find an electrical fire. Crews opened up and ventilated. Tower 331 laddered the building and went to the roof with the crew from Rescue 1141 (Greenawalds). Chief 301 and Asst. Chief 303 had Command. Utility 391 responded as well.
Today just before 2PM, Engine 312 and Chief 301 responded to a diesel fuel spill beginning at the Rt309 north exit ramp to Tilghman Street west, ending at the entrance to Dunkin Donuts. After determining the size of the spill, Hazmat 3291 was dispatched to assist. Crews were handling the incident for approximately 3 hours
Tonight around 6PM Tower 331 was dispatched to the 2000blk of Huckleberry Rd in Station 32's district (Woodlawn) for a dwelling fire. When the Tower arrived the inside team assisted with searches and the outside team began laddering the building. Hoarding conditions were found making the operation more extensive. The ladder pipe was later put into operation as fire was found in the attic and the attic was not accessible. A hole was also cut in the roof to assist with knocking the fire down i...
Monday night members were enroute to Station 31 (Western Salisbury) to begin the first night of Aerial Operator practices when they came up on this MVA. As Engine 311 approached the scene it appeared the accident had happened seconds before hand and there was an engine compartment fire. The fire was quickly extinguished with the red line and no injuries were reported.
The morning began with 13 members standing by at the 9th annual Emergency Preparedness Day hosted by Upper Macungie, North Whitehall, and South Whitehall Townships. With multiple fire units from the three townships committed a joint response was set up, which included Engine 311 staffed with six. Around 11AM a reported structure fire was dispatched to the Speedway gas station in North Whitehall Township. Engine 311 arrived stretching a 1 3/4" line requesting tankers begin establishing ...
This morning around 10AM a box alarm was dispatched to the 3500blk of Union Street in the Dorneyville section of South Whitehall (first due) for a basement fire. Engine 311 (staffed with 6 firefighters, 4 of which were interior qualified) arrived 3 minutes after dispatch, split laid 650' of 4" and arrived to find normal conditions from the exterior. After an attack line was stretched, crews found a small fire in the basement which was quickly extinguished by the hose line. Tower 331 (St...
Around 6PM this evening Station 62 (Cetronia EMS) and Engine 312 were dispatched to Hamilton Blvd and Cedar Crest Blvd for a motorcycle accident. 4 members were enroute to a driver training course in Utility 391 and arrived first beginning patient care. Engine 312 arrived shortly after with 4 members assisting. Chief 301 was also on scene.
Today around 11AM Tower 331 was dispatched as the first due special service to the 2400blk of Lisa Ln in Station 11 (Greenawalds)'s first due for a basement fire. 331 arrived placing ground ladders and assisted with opening up the outside of the house. After providing ventilation Station 3 went available
Today around 2 PM Tower 331 was dispatched as the first due special service to 1201 N 35th street in Station 32 (Woodlawn)'s district for a dwelling fire. 3201 arrived and reported smoke showing. Shortly after that 331 arrived first, split crews, forced entry, threw ladders, conducted searches, and went to the roof while Engine 3212 arrived and stretched a hand line. Station 3 was available approximately an hour and a half later.
Tower 331 just cleared from the Cedar Crest Professional Park in Station 31 (Western Salisbury)'s district for the original report of smoke coming from the basement. After investigation crews determined the source to be an elevator motor. Station 3 members assisted with ventilation and cleared shortly after.
At night members stood by at Dorney Park while they held their annual July 4th fireworks. Around 1130 PM the 9 members still in station were approached by a passing motorists reporting a serious traffic accident a few blocks from the firehouse. Chief 301, Engine 312, and Squad 351 immediately responded to find one female confined in her car after being t-boned. Engine 312's crew put the spreaders in service quickly extricating the female from the vehicle. Crews cleared about 45 minutes later
This evening around 5PM Cetronia and mutual aid were dispatched to the Friendly's in box 0301 for a report of smoke coming from the air vents. Engine 311 arrived, laid 500' of supply line and stretched an attack line inside to find a haze with a strong odor. Engine 312 arrived and picked up Engine 311's supply line when simultaneously Tower 331 made roof access. Crews traced it back to a faulty HVAC unit and picked up shortly after. Chief 3 (J. Heicklen) had command.
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