Chapel Oaks Volunteer Fire Department
 
 

ENGINE, RESCUE AND TANKER RUNS MUTUAL AID JOB

Sunday, April 26, 2015  At 17:34 Company 15 was dispatched to assist White Deer Township (CO5) with a working house fire. Engine 15-1 arrived and dropped half of its crew off at the end of the driveway before heading to establish a fill site. The Engine crew assisted Warrior Run's Engine crew (CO9) with fire attack and checking for extension. Rescue 15-1 arrived and sent its crew up the long driveway to assist with salvage and overhaul. Tanker 15-1 dumped on load of water. Company 15 units were available at 19:18.

     



 

BLOOD DRIVE

Friday, April 17, 2015  Thank you to everyone who came out and gave blood Saturday. There were 33 units of blood that were collected with a total of 38 presenting donors. THANK YOU for all your support!!!!!!

   


 

EARLY MORNING HOUSE FIRE

Monday, April 13, 2015  At 04:22 The 15 House was dispatched to the 500 block of Lincoln Street for a reported house fire. Chief 1503 arrived and had flames visible inside the living room window. Truck 15-1 arrived and prepared to ventilate once the Engine arrived. Engine 15-1 arrived just behind the Truck and hit the hydrant in front of the house. The crew from Engine 15-1 pulled one line and made entry as the Truck was ventilating horizontally. The fire was knocked down quickly with minor damage to the structure. The crew from Rescue 2-1 (Lewisburg) pulled a second line and checked for extension. Units from White Deer Township, and Watsontown were also due on the box. Company 15 was available at 0608.

     



 

TRAFFIC UNIT ASSISTS AT FILL SITE

Saturday, April 11, 2015  At 16:15 Traffic 15 was dispatched to assist with traffic at Shakespeare Road and Route 45 at a fill site due to a house fire in Montour County just outside of Pottsgrove. The Traffic unit and Fire Police Captain (Mabus) was on the scene for about two hours.

     



 

CAR INTO POLE

Wednesday, April 8, 2015  Company 15 was dispatched at 00:23 to South Front Street in front of the bowling alley for a vehicle into a pole. Chiefs 1501 and 1503 arrived to find one vehicle that had struck a power pole. The driver was uninjured and did not remember what happened. Rescue 15-1 handled a small oil leak and provided lighting for PD.

     



 

PICKUP INTO POLE

Sunday, April 5, 2015  At 18:42 Company 15 was sent to the 4300 block of Route 254 for a truck into a utility pole. Chiefs 1501 and 1503 arrived to find a Dodge Dakota that had sheared off a utility pole and ended up hundreds of feet out in a corn field. The driver was uninjured and refused medical treatment. Rescue 15-1 took care of vehicle hazards while Engine 15-1 assisted Traffic 15 with traffic control and with getting the pole off the roadway.

     



 

DUMP TRUCK FIRE

Monday, March 23, 2015  Engine 15-1 was dispatched at 14:06 to the Intersection of Ferry Lane and Cherry Street for a reported truck fire. Chief 1501 arrived to find some fire burning under the dash of the truck. Engine 15-1 took care of any remaining fire with the trash line. Engine 15-1 was available at 14:31.

     



 

FATAL CRASH ON THE I

Friday, March 20, 2015  At 08:15 Company 15 was dispatched to Interstate 80 at the 213 East bound mile marker for a crash with entrapment. Chief 1501 arrived to find a single occupant entrapped and in trauma arrest. Rescue 15-1 arrived and took the roof and passenger side door to remove the driver. Apparently the car spun out, struck the guide rail, and then ended up back in traffic. Company 15 was available at 09:23.

     



 

TRUCK AND ENGINE RUNS MUTUAL AID APARTMENT JOB

Thursday, March 19, 2015  At 08:45 Truck 15-1 and Engine 15-2 were dispatched to East 4th Street in the Borough of Watsontown for an apartment building fire. The Truck arrived and set up for ladder pipe operations. Engine 5-1 (White Deer Township) supplied the Tower. Engine 15-2 arrived and sent its crew to an exposure building to assist with fire attack and then overhaul. Company 15 units were available at 11:27.

     



 

GARAGE FIRE

Thursday, March 19, 2015  After units returned from the multi alarm fire in the morning The 15 House was dispatched to the 1100 Block of North Front Street for a reported garage fire. Milton PD and Chief 1501 arrived to find a well involved car in one of the service bays. Engine 15-1 arrived with 3 and put a 2 1/2" line in service getting a good knock on the fire until additional personnel arrived. Truck 15-1 arrived and set up to go to the roof. Once on the roof crews found fire running throughout the void space. Unable to easily access the ceiling area the Tower was swung around and used its ladder pipe to knock down the fire in the attic voids through the front bay doors. Crews from Watsontown, Lewisburg, and White Deer Township assisted on the scene.

     



 
 
 

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