Chapel Oaks Volunteer Fire Department


Monday, November 10, 2014  At 23:57 an Engine was dispatched to the 4000 block of SR 405 for a reported car fire. Chief 1503 arrived to find that the homeowner had the fire out with a garden hose. Engine 15-2 checked the car with the TIC and disconnected the battery. The fire was contained to the front bumper of the vehicle. The Engine went available at 00:25 hours.




Thursday, November 6, 2014  At 16:03 Company 15 was dispatched to assist Warrior Run (CO9) with a working barn fire. Chief 901 arrived to find a large barn fully involved with multiple exposures. Engine 15-2 arrived and was assigned to attack the fire from the rear of the barn. The engine crew pulled a 3" leader line and stretched a 2" line from that. Engine 15-2 assisted with fire attack and then with overhaul operations while an excavator sorted through large amounts of hay. The Wagon was available at 20:34.




Tuesday, November 4, 2014  Monday Nov. 3rd at 09:15 Brush 15-1 was sent downtown for a pile of leafs burning. At 15:21 Brush 15-1 was special called to assist White Deer Township with a woods fire off of Swanger road. The Brush was available at 17:21. Tuesday Nov. 4th at 10:28 Company 15 was dispatched to Church Road in Turbot Township for a wildfire. Chief 1501 arrived to find a field fire spreading into a thick wooded area. The Chief then requested 4 additional brush trucks and a tanker to assist. Units cleared at 12:19. At 13:43 Brush 15-1 was special called to assist Mifflinburg with a woods fire in Buffalo Township. The Brush was available at 15:16 hours.




Tuesday, October 28, 2014  At 15:53 Company 15 was dispatched to North Astro Village for a reported mobile home fire. Chiefs 1501 and 1503 arrived to find smoke showing from the trailer. Engine 15-2 arrived and laid in from Shakespeare and pulled an 1 1/2" to go to work. The fire was knocked down within minutes and contained to the kitchen area. The supply line was not charged and The Wagon was supplied by Tanker 2-1 (Lewisburg). A cat was also rescued and survived after it was given some oxygen. After some minor overhaul units went available at 17:19.




Tuesday, October 21, 2014  At 13:02 Rescue 15-1 was requested by Milton PD to assist with the removal of a man from the creek bed. PD was called to the area behind Marsh Park for a man with some type of issue. PD arrived and made contact with the man who said he was stuck in the mud. The crew from the Rescue utilized the stokes basket to remove man from the creek bed and then to the MICU to be evaluated.




Friday, October 17, 2014  At 17:41 Company 15 was dispatched to I80 west at the 212. Chief 1503 was in the area of the 212 mile marker with nothing found. Chief 1501 proceeded east and saw traffic pulled over at the 213. Chief 1501 arrived to find the crash at miler marker 213 west bound. Units arrived to find a small SUV that had struck a vehicle and rolled off the berm. The driver was self-extricated and laying on the ground next to his vehicle with minor injuries. The driver of the other car was not injured. Rescue 15-1 took care of the usual hazards and assisted with traffic and loading of patient. Units were available at 18:12.




Friday, October 10, 2014  At 00:11 Rescue 15-1 was dispatched to Lewisburg for a tractor trailer into a house with entrapment. Rescue 15-1, Chiefs 1502 and 1503 arrived to find a tractor trailer that had taken out a red light post, drove through a house, and came to rest with a significant diesel fuel leak. The crew from Rescue 2-1 had the cab opened up and the driver ready to be removed when Rescue 15-1 arrived. Crews assisted Company 2 with removing the driver, checking utilities at the house, and confirming the cargo. Traffic 15 assisted with traffic until PennDot arrived. Traffic was restricted for about 13 hours while the site was cleaned up and a new traffic light was installed. When the truck struck the red light it smashed through the basement wall and ruptured a heating oil tank also. Rescue 15-1 was available at 01:11 and Traffic 15 at 02:30.




Wednesday, October 8, 2014  At 05:02 while units were finishing up from a crash, Union County 911 advised of a working car fire in town at ConAgra. The Rescue responded back to the station and responded the Engine. Chiefs 1502 and 1503 arrived to find a passenger car with a well involved engine compartment with multiple exposures. The Engine arrived and had a quick knock down with no major damage to the vehicles on each side. One truck had some plastic and minor paint damage. Company 15 was available at 05:42.




Wednesday, October 8, 2014  At 04:21 Company 15 was dispatched to the 2100 block of Broadway Road in Turbot Township for a reported car rolled over. Chiefs 1502 and 1503 arrived to find a single vehicle that had left the roadway and rolled multiple times. Both occupants in the vehicle were self-extricated and had minor injuries. Rescue 15-1 arrived and took care of debris all over the roadway, vehicle hazards, and assisted EMS. While the Rescue was finishing up Union County 911 called and advised of a working car fire in the Borough at ConAgra with exposures. Units cleared at 05:02 and returned to get the Engine for the car fire.




Saturday, September 27, 2014  At 00:03 The 15 House was dispatched to the west bound on ramp to the Interstate for a car rolled over with injuries. While the Chiefs were responding Union County 911 advised that White Deer Twp. (CO5) was already on the scene. Company 5 was dispatched to a crash in their first due but it was later found to be in Turbot Township. Rescue 15-1 and Engine 15-2 arrived and assisted with trying to locate the driver. A witness then told command that she saw the driver take off on foot to the east. The passenger was transported with minor injuries and the driver was located at his house later that morning due to an ambulance call there. Units went available at 01:37.



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