Chapel Oaks Volunteer Fire Department


Friday, February 12, 2016  At 14:56 The Milton Fire Department was dispatched to the 800 block of Mahoning Street in Turbot Township for a fuel spill at a fuel pump. UC 911 advised that the caller stated the fuel leaked from a passenger car that has hole in the fuel tank. Chief 1502 arrived to find a several gallons of gasoline on the pavement and that the vehicle leaking had left. Rescue 15-1 arrived and put down absorbent to contain the spill. Units on scene: Chief 1502, Rescue 15-1, Captain 1561, and MICU 15. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Friday, February 12, 2016  At approximately 15:30 MICU 15 received a call at the station from a resident from the 700 block of Packer Street stating her house was on fire, filling with smoke, and that she was bed ridden. MICU 15 alerted Union County 911 to dispatch Company 15 for a working fire with entrapment. Crews at the station heard the radio traffic from the MICU and responded before the call was dispatched. Chiefs 1502 and 1503 along with Engine 15-2 and MICU 15 responded immediately and arrived on scene within minutes to find normal conditions from the exterior. The crew from MICU 15 and Chief 1503 forced the front door to gain entry finding a smoke condition from burnt food on the stove. Engine 15-2 laid 400 feet of 5 inch supply line from Wood Street and utilized positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke condition. Chief 1502 cancelled all second alarm units that were dispatched. Units on scene: Chiefs 1501, 1502, 1503, Engine 15-2, Rescue 15-1, Traffic 15, CO 15 fire police, MICU 15, and the Milton Police Department. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Thursday, February 11, 2016  At 21:42 units were dispatched to the intersection of Poplar Ave. and Broadway Street for a odor of natural gas. The Milton Police Department was on the scene of a single vehicle MVA as a result of a high speed pursuit. While investigating they discovered an odor of natural gas in the area. Chiefs 1501 (Stump), 1502 (Lupo), and 1503 (Derr), all responded along with 1561 (Mabus), Engine 15-2, and Micu 15. Once on scene, units could smell a faint odor of natural gas but could not determine the source. Union County 911 was advised to notify UGI to have them check the area. Units on scene: Chiefs 1501, 1502, and 1503, Engine 15-2, Captain 1561, MICU 15, and Milton Police Department. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Tuesday, February 9, 2016  At 01:16 The Milton Fire Dept. was dispatched to Interstate 80 at the 213 west bound for and auto accident involving a tractor trailer and passenger car. While Company 15 Chiefs were responding, Union County 911 advised that the truck tractor was on fire and that there might be possible entrapment. Chief 1501 arrived and found everyone out of the vehicles with the truck tractor well involved. Chief 1501 requested the next due tanker to respond. Chief 1502 arrived on the scene and assumed command while Chief 1503 assisted 1501 with operations. Engine 15-2 arrived with a full crew and pulled the front bumper line to attack the fire. Engine 17-1 was next to arrive on the scene and supplied Engine 15-2 with their tank water. The fire was knocked down in about five minutes and was kept out of the trailer. Tanker 9-1 arrived and assisted the engine crews with overhaul and did not use any of their water. Both occupants were transported with minor injuries. Chief 1502 transported the driver of the tractor trailer to the Holiday Inn Express in New Columbia. Company 15 Fire Police remained on the scene and assisted the wrecker and Penndot. PennDot had the Interstate closed at the 215 exit. Units were available at 02:45.




Tuesday, January 26, 2016  At 09:08 Company 15 was dispatched to Interstate 80 east bound at the 212 mile marker for a vehicle fire. Chief 1502 and FP Captain 1561 arrived to find a fully involved station wagon. Engine 15-2 arrived and pulled the bumper line for fire attack. Due to the gas tank burning, all of the Engines onboard foam was used along with half of the water from Tanker 15-1. Units were available at 10:13.




Saturday, January 23, 2016  At 11:39 Milton Fire Police were dispatched to assist Milton PD at Shakespeare and Mahoning for a tractor trailer that was stuck on the railroad tracks. Captain 1561 arrived and requested additional help to do the volume of traffic. Units went available at 12:55 once a heavy wrecker removed the rig.




Saturday, January 23, 2016  At 17:08 The 15 House was dispatched to Astro Village for a stove fire in a mobile home. Chief 1503 arrived to find normal conditions. It was found to be burnt food. The Chief placed all mutual aid companies in service. Engine 15-2 arrived and ventilated the structure. Engine and Rescue 15-1 were also on the scene.




Saturday, January 23, 2016  At 10:01 Company 15 was dispatched to Broadway News for a working pickup truck fire. Chief 1502 arrived to find a well involved engine compartment fire spreading into the passenger area and about 10 feet from a building. Engine 15-2 arrived and pulled the bumper line for fire attack. The fire was knocked down in about 5 minutes. Truck 15-1 assisted the Engine crew. Units cleared at 10:32.




Tuesday, January 19, 2016  Just a friendly reminder with the impending snow to come this weekend....




Tuesday, January 12, 2016  At 17:59 Company 15 Fire Police were dispatched to SR 405 and Housels Run Road to assist with traffic due to a crash that had the roadway blocked. This was the fourth Fire Police call for the evening due to very icy roadways. Traffic 15 and Captain 1561 were available at 19:19.



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