Saturday, March 29, 2014
Companies were dispatched to a reported MVA with injuries on Interstate 80 at the 274 East mile marker just before midnight. Rescue 17 was directed to enter the highway going west bound on the east bound off ramp and set up the light tower. One victim was ejected from the vehicle and was in the middle of the highway. Crews were used to search for a possible missing child that may have been ejected from the vehicle. After the search proved negative, the battery was secured on the vehicle. Units were on scene for over an hour.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Tanker and Ladder 17 were placed on standby for a working basement fire in Towamisning Trails in Penn Forrest Township Wednesday morning. Within a minute, units were dispatched to respond. Penn Forrest requested that we respond with the tanker first. The Ladder was then asked to stay back in lieu of the Engine, which was needed to draft at the fill site. The Tanker went on scene right after Penn Forrest's Engine and Tanker. Porta tanks were set up, while Tanker 17 nursed the Engine. The fire was heavy in the basement and was pushing out throughout the building. A 10' x 10' hole burned through the first floor, which accelerated the spread of fire. Crews made an aggressive attack and saved the dwelling.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Shortly after midnight companies were dispatched to Interstate 80 for a single vehicle crash with four occupants. Ladder 17 arrived on scene first with one car into the guide rail. The vehicle was secured and hazards were mitigated. Units from Kidder and Albrightsville also responded.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Engine 17 was dispatched to establish an LZ at Harmony Beverage for an injured skier from Jack Frost Mountain.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Units were dispatched to a 2 car crash on Route 903 and Route 563. Lake Harmony Rescue 17 arrived on scene and took the driver door. Albrightsville's 1611 was directed to the Penn Kidder School to set up an LZ for Medevac.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Four members of the Delran Fire Company of New Jersey arrived in Lake Harmony early Saturday morning to help replace the rear rotors on Rescue 17. This truck is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear, not a common occurrence on trucks. With all the parts on hand, the crew from Delran along side our engineer and lieutenant started tearing down the rear of the truck. Getting the studs out of the old rotor proved difficult. Getting the new studs in was worse. Using a porta power, hydraulic spreaders, and a punch press did not work. The final solution was to use two sledge hammers and beat them into place. The members of Lake Harmony are extremely thank full to the Delran Fire Company for their true support and brotherhood.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Units were dispatched to a structure fire at the Penn Kidder School on Route 903 Thursday evening. Crews discovered a light ballast burning and secured the fixture.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Companies were dispatched to a structure fire at the Comfort Inn on Rt. 940 Saturday night. En-route, units were advised that it was an electrical fire in one of the guest rooms. Ladder 17 and Engine 17 arrived on scene right after Squad 18 and were instructed to check for extension. Using the TIC and irons, they opened up the wall and removed the electrical box that was burning. Units from district 16, 19 from Carbon County and White Haven Engine 63, Tobyhanna Tanker 41 also responded.
Sunday, December 22, 2013
Rescue 17 responded with district 16 to a two vehicle head on crash on Rt. 903 by the Penn Kidder School. Rescue 17's crew went to work on the first vehicle, while Squad 16 handled the second vehicle. Rescue 17's victim's legs were pinned under the dash board. The door was popped and the legs disentangled.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Companies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash at the 282 mile marker. When units arrived, they found a vehicle off the road and in the woods. Crews secured the vehicle and then needed to cut down 3 trees to remove the vehicle.
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