Apr
17
2014

Vehicle Stabilization Training

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  On this night, several members went to the property of Weaver’s Towing where there were some cars put to the side for us to practice with. We took this time to train our newer members and refresh the older ones with some proper stabilization scenarios. Crews did some box cribbing, use of the step
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Apr
14
2014

MVA w/ Injuries & Entrapment

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Dispatched @ 1708 hours w/ Company 10 and 560 for a reported MVA w/ confinement in the area of North 5th Street Hwy & George Street. (2) vehicles, multiple injuries. Arrived on location, assisted w/ stabilizing vehicles and assisting EMS w/ patient care and packaging. (6) patients total. E11-1 was requested to stretch a line and
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Apr
14
2014

AFA @ Rittenhouse Senior Living Center

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At 1541 hours, Companies 10, 11 and 13 were dispatched to the above for a fire alarm. Crews inside found water leaking into the alarm panel. Engine 11-1 was due to the scene from its staging point for man power. As crews were investigating the cause of the water leak, there were some mandatory evacuations
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Apr
10
2014

BUSY DAY

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From the hours of 1211 till 2005 we were busy running a total of 6 assignments ranging from: 2 MVA’s w/ injuries 2 Brush Fires 1 Relocate Rescue 11 to Station 61 1 OIC Detail      
Apr
9
2014

Maidencreek Twp MVA w/ Fire

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At 0810 hours, Companies 12, 11, 32, 520 and 535 were dispatched to the area of Business Rt 222 (Allentown Pike) & Snyder Rd for a MVA with reports of entrapment. Crews responding were advised there was no entrapment however there were injuries and a working car fire. Crews on scene found a three car
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Apr
7
2014

Helping Brother’s Out

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We would like to express our gratitude and thanks to the Officer and Members of the Goodwill Fire Company (10) for allowing us to use Foam 10 for about 1 month as we dealt with repairs made to both of our Engines one at a time.
Apr
7
2014

Small Fire In Pickup Truck @ Wal-Mart

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  At 1038 hours, Companies 11 & 10 were dispatched to the parking lot of the Wal-Mart for a report of a vehicle fire. Deputy 11-1 arrived and confirmed smoke from the rear bed of the truck. Upon investigation, it was found that there was a over turned fire pit with a large pile of
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Mar
22
2014

Another AFA / Smoke Condition @ The Farmer’s Market

At 1450 hours, Companies 10 & 11 were dispatched to the Fairground’s Farmer’s Market for a fire alarm. Chief 10 (command) arrived with audible alarms sounding and the building partially evacuated. Crews entered and completed the evac process and found the smoke to be from a dirty deep fryer. There was no fire extension and the
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Mar
21
2014

Engine 11-1 Added to Structure Fire Assignment in Bern Twp

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At 1322 hours, Engine 11-1 was dispatched on the initial assignment to relocate to station 55 while crews respond and operate at a structure fire on Van Reed Rd in Bern Twp. As we were traveling across Rt 222, we were advised to respond to the scene and assist w/ manpower. We arrived with a
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Mar
19
2014

Gas Leak In 11′s 1st Due

At 1100 hours, Companies 11 & 10 were dispatched to the Savage RT 61 Dodge for a gas leak. Deputy 11-1 on scene with no evacuations in progress. Deputy 11-1 took Savage Command. Chief 10 began a mandatory evac of the structure. Rescue 37 was placed on stand by at their station per Command. Crews arrived
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Mar
17
2014

Major Gas Leak AT Local Commercial Building

At 1958 hours, Companies 10 & 11 were dispatched to 3225 North 5th Street Hwy in Muhlenberg Twp for an odor of natural gas. Chief 10 arrived and already had a strong odor from the parking lot. Chief 10 took command adding to the assignment Co 13, 85 and EMS from 560. Crews on scene
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Mar
17
2014

Crews Investigate Smoke @ Frymoyer’s

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At 1210 hours, Companies 10, 11, 13, 85 and 560 were dispatched to the 2700 Kutztown Road Frymoyer’s Hotel to investigate heavy black smoke from the chimney. Chief 11 was in the area and called it in requesting the structure assignment be sent to investigate. Crews on scene investigated and isolated the problem to the
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