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|April 10, 2012|
Box Area 1-5
|The box alarm was dropped at 2100 hrs for the report of a house on fire at 23 Vista Larga Drive in Company 1's first due, alerting Tanker 4 as the second due tanker. T4 (D/C Six) was on the air immediately following dispatch. While en route, Adams County advised they received multiple calls indicating a working fire with possible people trapped. First arriving units found a well involved fire in the attached garage of a two story residence. The second alarm assignment was struck at 2106 hrs alerting Engine 4-1 to the call. E4-1 (Chief Bowling) also responded immediately after dispatch with a crew of 5.
T4 arrived immediately behind TK1 and was assigned to supply the first arriving engine (E1-2). Meanwhile, a supply line was laid to a nearby pond and the water supply was completed by E6-2 and E5-1. E4-1's crew reported to staging upon arrival and was assigned to assist with various extinguishment and overhaul operations during the incident.
There was negative entrapment and damage was contained primarily to the garage. E4-1 was released as the incident was scaled back with T4 remaining to supply E1-2 for remaining overhaul. T4 was available at 0044 hrs.
First Alarm Units: E1-1, E1-2, TK1, T4, E5-1, E6-2, T6, AMB 1A
|April 20, 2012|
Box Area 5-13
|At 0135 hrs, the box alarm assignment was sent
to Mountain Valley Farms and Lumber Products at 1240 Nawakwa Rd for a reported
vehicle fire next to a structure alerting Tanker 4 and Rescue 4 to the call. T4
(A/C Strasbaugh) responded quickly after dispatch followed shortly by R4 (Chief Bowling w/7). While en route, first due Engine 5-1 (D/C 5 - Fulton) arrived to find a working
commercial building fire with multiple exposures. Additional units were quickly requested adding Engine 4-1 (FF Keefer) to the call.
T4 arrived and immediately dropped its portatank at the entrance to the facility on Side A, supplied ET27 with its tank water to support the initial attack, and then entered the tanker shuttle. R4 arrived and positioned in an open lot across the street and sent its crew to assist with fire attack. E4-1 arrived shortly thereafter and was assigned to a position on Side B of the incident where it deployed several attack lines.
A total of three fill sites at different ponds several miles from the scene and three dump sites at the scene were established and utilized throughout the incident to support the operations which included three aerial master streams.
This was the first working incident where T4 used its portatank and dump valves. T4 hauled 23 loads (50,600 gallons) of water. R4 was used as the incident command post for the entire duration the incident and was one of the last units to clear the scene at 1252 hrs.
Thanks to York County Engine 6-2 (Union Fire & Hose - Dover) for transferring in while the crews and apparatus were committed.
Adams County Units: E5-1, TWR5, B5, U5, E1-1, E1-2, R1, S1, E2-1, ET3, E4-1, T4, R4, E6-2, T6, R6, S6, E7-1, E7-2, SU7, E9-1, T9, E10-2, ET14, ET19, ET20, E22-2, E25-2, T25, T26, ET27, ET29, T29, AMB 1A, AMB 6A
|April 26, 2012|
Box Area 4-2
|Company 4, Engine 5-1, Ambulance 2A, and Medic 28 were dispatched at 1404 hrs to the 3500 block of Chambersburg Rd for a vehicle accident with entrapment. Chief 5 (Schlosser) was the area and arrived shortly after dispatch to find two vehicles with one on its side and no entrapment. Amazingly, there were no injuries and after handling a small fluid spill units were in service at 1441 hrs.
Units: R4, E4-1, E5-1, AMB 2A, M28-1