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|September is National Preparedness Month! This awareness month is sponsored by the Ready Campaign in partnership with Citizen Corps and the Ad Council. NPM is designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities.
Get a kit.
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|September 22, 2010|
Box Area 1-5
|Brush 4 and Engine 4-1 were alerted at 1713 hrs to the area of 1101
Buford Ave to assist Company 1 with hay bales on fire. B4 (Lt. Kane) responded to the scene with three personnel to assist with extinguishment while E4-1 (Capt. Six) with six personnel was directed to establish a fill site at the hydrant adjacent to the Appalachian Brewing Company at 401 Buford Ave. After establishing the fill site, E4-1 was directed to begin hauling water in the shuttle. Crews worked for several hours to completely extinguish the fire and Company 4 units were available at 1906 hrs.
Units: E1-1, S1, B4, E4-1, B5, E5-1, T6, ET19, AMB 1A
|September 25, 2010|
|Carroll Valley Boro
Box Area 2-9
|Engine 4-1 and Engine 4-3 were alerted at 0056 hrs on the second alarm for the house fire at 24 Deep Powder Trl. The engines responded with 8 personnel. E4-1 was assigned to assist with water supply at a porta-tank on Black Bass Trl and both engines sent manpower to the scene to assist with extinguishment and overhaul operations. Chief 4 (Nagle) had water supply and A/C 4 (Markel) had manpower staging. Company 4 cleared the scene at 0540 hrs.
Units: E4-1, E4-3
|September 25, 2010|
Box Area 4-1
|Company 4 and Ambulance 1A were dispatched at 1523 hrs for a brush fire at 655 Seven Stars Rd. Brush 4 and Engine 4-1 responded with six personnel and arrived to find a vehicle fire involving a car loaded on a trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck along with a small grass fire around the trailer. Units were available at 1600 hrs.
Units: B4, E4-1, AMB 1A