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2012 Archives

 

New Tower 4621

 

Members of EAFD recently returned from Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton, WI.  The trip was for a final inspection of a replacement vehicle. The new Tower 4621 has been completed.  It will replace a 1993 Pierce Arrow Ladder Truck which was recently sold.  The new Tower is a 2012 - 95' mid-mount platform on an Arrown XT Chassis with a 2000 gallon per minute pump. It has a 300 gallon water tank.

 

 

MVA on Beth-Bath Pike

 

On Friday, October 19, 2012, -  At 15:49 hours, EAFD was dispatched to an MVA with one driver entrapped. Two vehicles involved including one tractor trailer. Upon arrival crews from Fire 15 (Hanover Twp. NC) had started the extrication on the car. Crews from Rescue 4641 assisted with extration. Crews provided debris clean up and traffic control. The units cleared the scene within 2 hours.

 

 

Command: Deputy Chief 4653

Units: Rescue 4641 and QRV 4642

Mutual Aid: Fire 15 (Hanover Twp NC), Fire 40 (Bath), Fire 33 (Han-Le-Co), EMS 46, Medic 49 and PSP

 

 

Aircraft down on Willowbrook Road

 

On Friday, October 12, 2012, -  At 18:50 hours, EAFD was dispatched with Fire 45 (Allen Twp) for report of aircraft down in field along Willowbrook Rd. Assisted with searching the area for the downed aircraft, finally locating it in standing corn. There was no fire and the occupants of the small plane we uninjured. The units cleared the scene within 2 hours.

 

Command: Chief 4551 (Allen Twp)

Units: Brush 4647, QVR 4642, ATV 4645, Rescue 4641 and Tanker 4631

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MVA on Seemsville Road and Hillside Road

 

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012, -  At 19:17 hours, EAFD was dispatched to a MVA with injuries.   Chief 4651 arrived on scene and took Command. Two vehicles involved. Crews from Rescue 4641 and QVR 4642 provided debris clean up and traffic control. The units cleared the scene within 30 minutes.

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651

Units: Rescue 4641 and Engine 4611

Mutual Aid: Fire 45 (Allen Twp), EMS 46, Medic 49 and PSP

 

 

MVA on Rt. 512

 

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, -  At 19:23 hours, EAFD was dispatched to a MVA with entrapment and fire.  Chief 4651 requested Fire 15 (Hanover NC) for a full response. Fire Marshal 4660 arrived on scene and took Command. Command updated that there was no fire and no entrapment. Two vehicle MVA invoving a tractor trailer and a passenger car. Crews from Rescue 4641, Engine 4611 and an engine from Fire 15 assisted with spill control and debris clean up. The units cleared the scene within 1 hour 32 minutes.

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651 and Fire Marshal 4660

Units: Rescue 4641 and Engine 4611

Mutual Aid: Fire 15, EMS 46, Medic 49 and PSP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MVA on Rt. 329

 

On Tuesday, August 28, 2012, -  At 21:30 hours, EAFD was dispatched to a MVA, vehicle into a pole.  Rescue 4641 and QRV 4642 responded.  Upon arrival found two patience out of vehicle.  Firefighters did a battery disconnect and spill cleanup.  The units cleared the scene within 1 hour.

 

    

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651

Units: Rescue 4641 and QRV 4642

Mutual Aid: EMS 46 and PSP

 

 

Farewell to Ladder 4621

 

On Saturday, August 25, 2012, members of EAFD said good-bye to Ladder 4621, a 1993 Pierce Arrow 75ft. aerial ladder after 19 years of faithful service.  Shortly we will be taking delivery of a replacement unit.  See more Photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assisted Han-Le-Co Station 33 on Catasaqua Road

 

On Tuesday, July 30, 2012, - at 12:05 hours, dispatched for Ladder 4621 to assisted Han-Le-Co Station 33 for a structure fire at Denny's Restaurant.  Crews from Ladder 4621 assisted with ventlation and cleared within 1 hour.

 

Command: Fire Chief 3301

Unit: Ladder 4621

Mutual Aid:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wires with fire on Locust Road

 

On Wednesday, July 18, 2012, - at 15:30 hours, dispatched for a wires with fire on Locust Road.  Crews from QRV 4642 controlled traffic. The units cleared the scene after 7 hours.

Nothe the unusual cloud formation seen at the time.

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651

Unit: Engine 4611, Tanker 4631, QRV 4642

Mutual Aid: PPL

 

 

 

 

 

Bomb Scare on Airport Road

 

On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, - at 09:17 hours, we were dispatched for a suspicious device.  The device was real but had already been deactivated and an X-ray by the bomb squad showed the device to be harmless.  The units cleared the scene within 2 hours.

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651

Unit: Engine 4611, Rescue 4641

Mutual Aid: Bath 40, Hanover NC 15,  Han-Le-Co 33, Northampton EMS 49, EMS 46, PSP, Bethlehem Bomb Squad

 

 

 

 

 

Storm Damage on Jacksonville Road

 

On Friday, June 22, 2012, - at 16:24 hours, we were dispatched for storm damage.  A thunderstorm went thru the area with a strong gust front causing wind damage to certain areas.  As a result a Disaster / Emergency was declared on Friday, June 22, 2012.  There was major damage done to the village of Jacksonville.  Many trees, wires, poles, roofs and motor vehicles were damaged. The emergency units cleared the scene within 4 hours; however, clean up efforts continued for several days.

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651

Unit: Engine 4611, QRV 4642, Rescue 4641

Mutual Aid: Hanover NC 15, EMS 46, Public Works 46

 

 

Pole fire on Rt. 512

 

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, - at 20:09 hours, we were dispatched for a pole fire.  Chief 4651 arrived on scene and took command.  Crews from Engine 4611 and QRV 4642 were arrived on scene.  Before MedEd arrived on scene, the pole burned the wire support and caused an arc flash. Then, power went off in the area.  MedEd arrived on location and extinguished the remaining fire.  The units cleared the scene within 1 hour.

 

Command: Fire Chief 4651

Unit: Engine 4611, QRV 4642, Rescue 4641, Ladder 4621

Mutual Aid: EMS 46, MetEd and PennDOT

 

 

 

 

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