Tuesday, July 19, 2016
At 15:34 The Milton Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Housel’s Run Road and State Route 405 for a one vehicle MVA. Chief 1501 arrived to find a pickup truck off the roadway on its roof with the occupant self-extricated. The crew from Rescue 15-1 arrived and controlled vehicle hazards. Engine 15-2 was placed in service prior to arriving on scene. Units on scene: Chiefs 1501 Stump, 1502 Lupo and 1503 Derr, Rescue 15-1, Micu 15, Traffic 15 and PSP. Photos by Jay Mabus.
Sunday, July 17, 2016
At 15:01 The 15 House was dispatched to the 5000 block of state route 405 for a corn field fire. Chief 1503 arrived and found approximately 1 acre of corn field on fire spreading rapidly. A second brush truck was requested to the scene to assist Brush 15-1. Units on scene Chiefs 1502 Lupo, 1503 Derr and 501 Koch, Engines 15-1, 15-2 and 5-1, Brushes 15-1 and 5-1, Tanker 15-1, MICU 15, CO 15 Fire Police and PSP. Photos by 1503.
Friday, July 15, 2016
At 11:15 The Milton Fire Department was dispatched to the Flying J truck stop in the area of the fuel island for a fuel spill. Capt. 1561 arrived on scene and discovered the spill to be in the lot of the restaurant. It was estimated that 25 gallons of diesel fuel had leaked from a refer unit. Crews from Rescue and Brush 15-1 applied absorbent to the fuels on the ground. NCEMA responded to the scene and took care of the cleanup efforts.
Monday, July 11, 2016
At 19:27 The Milton Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 80 at mile marker 213 eastbound for a motor vehicle accident. Chief 1502 arrived on scene to find one vehicle on its roof in the driving lane with the driver self-extricated. Chief 1501 arrived and assumed command. Rescue 15-1 arrived and controlled vehicle hazards while Traffic 15 and Engine 17-1 provided scene safety and traffic control. Units were available at 20:07.
Friday, July 8, 2016
At 12:16 Company 15 was dispatched to the Flying J Truck Stop for a pole down with fire. Units arrived on the scene to find a tractor trailer that had taken down a utility pole breaking open the transformers and catching on fire. Crews contained the oil from the transformers and awaited PPL to arrive to kill the power. Units were available at 13:59.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
At 07:57 units were dispatched to the 1000 block of Hepburn Street for a reported bush fire. Chief 1502 arrived to find a small bush burning next to the building. Brush 15-1 arrived and extinguished the bush.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
At 23:41 Company 15 was dispatched to Interstate 80 west bound at the Interstate 180 north off ramp for a tractor trailer fire. Chiefs 1501 and 1502 arrived to find a well involved tractor with fire extending into the trailer. Engine 15-2 arrived and pulled the front bumper for fire attack. Tanker 17-1 supplied Engine 15-2. The crew from Rescue 15-1 assisted the engine crew with overhaul. Units on scene: Chiefs 1501 Stump, 1502 Lupo, 1503 Derr, Engines 15-2 , 17-1, Tankers 15-1 , 17-2, Rescue 15-1, MICU 15, 1561, PSP, and Northumberland County EMA. Photos by Jay Mabus.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
At 16:48 Rescue 15-1 was dispatched to State Route 642 in Pottsgrove for a car fire. Chiefs 1502 and 1503 arrived on scene to find a well involved passenger car. Chief 1503 and the Rescue crew pulled a line off Tanker 12-1 for fire suppression. Units on scene Chiefs 1502 Lupo, 1503 Derr, and 1201, Rescue 15-1, Tanker 12-1, Traffic 15, Company 15 Fire Police, MICU 15 and PSP. Photos by Jay Mabus.
Friday, June 17, 2016
At 06:19 The Milton Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 80 mile marker 215-216 east bound in Turbot Township for an auto accident. UC 911 advised a car had rear ended a tractor trailer in the west bound lanes and then traveled over an embankment and landed in the east bound lanes and came to rest on the berm. Chief 1501 arrived on scene to find one patient out of the vehicle with minor injuries. Rescue 15-1 arrived and controlled hazards on the passenger car while engine 17-1 checked the tractor trailer for hazards. Engine 15-2 was held in quarters.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Tanker 15-1 was dispatched at 04:48 to Kuhn’s Brothers Lumber for a well involved building fire. Tanker 15-1 arrived and put their dump tank in service to supply Engine 3-2. The Tanker was available at 06:34.
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