Jun
29
2015

CAR FIRE ON BALTIMORE PIKE

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Just after 1700 hours companies were dispatched to Baltimore PK and Turner Rd for a car fire. 65-2 (Bailey) and 65-1 (Hopkins) made the response with 12. PD arrived on scene and reported a car well off with propane tanks in the trunk of the car. 65-9 (O’Rourke Sr) arrived on scene and reported the
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Jun
21
2015

ACCIDENT ON THE BLUE ROUTE

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This morning township companies were dispatched to the Blue Route for an accident involving a tractor trailer. 65-2 (O’Rourke Sr) made the response with 4. Rescue 67 arrived on scene and reported a single tractor trailer jack knifed into the the median with both saddle tanks ripped off. Units secured the fuel leak and went
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Jun
8
2015

MORE ROPE RESCUE TRAINING

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Tonight members from Garden City, South Media, and Swarthmore came together for a joint drill. The topics covered were; where and how to secure a wrap three pull two anchor point for a hoisting system, securing a victim in a stokes basket using webbing, and a knots refresher.  Unfortunately firefighters were chased by a fast
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Jun
3
2015

ROPE RESCUE DRILL

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Tonight members drilled on our rope rescue and stokes basket operations.  Members refreshed their skills on rigging an ancor point, tying prussic knots,  rigging  a hauling system to our stokes basket, and hauling a victum in the stokes baset. New construction within the township has increased the possibility that these skills may be needed in
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Jun
3
2015

WORKING FIRE IN ASTON TWP

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This morning Ladder 65 was requested to assist station 17 on the commercial building fire. Ladder 65 (O’Rourke Sr.) made the response with 5. Chief 17 was on scene with a large 1 story commercial building with smoke showing. Engine 17 arrived and went in service. Upon arrival of Ladder 65, crews split up to
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Jun
3
2015

BACK TO BICKLEY PL FOR THE 2ND ALARM

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For the 3rd time in 4 days Ladder 65 was dispatched to Bickley Pl to assist Chester on the 2nd alarm. City unts were on scene with a 2 story EOR with fire showing. Ladder 65 (Moore) made the response with 7. Upon arrive, Ladder 65 was again assigned to the roof for vertical ventilation
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Jun
1
2015

3RD ALARM IN CHESTER

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Just after midnight Ladder 65 was dispatched again to the 400 BLK of Bickley Pl to assist Chester City. City units were on scene with a 2 story MOR with heavy fire showing with extension to the bravo exposure. A few nights ago the house next door went up. Ladder 65 (Artingstall) made the response
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