Apr
10
2014

Fire Company Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt
On Saturday April 19th, be sure to bring your children to the Temple Fire Co. for it’s annual Egg Hunt at 1:00.  Maximum age for participation is 10 years old.  The Egg Hunt is located to the rear of the Fire Co. in the grass area.  The area’s are broken down into age groups so
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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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Mar
16
2014

MVA @ Lake Ontelaunee Dam Bridge

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At 0845 hours, Companies 37, 11, 520 & 670 were dispatched to the area of the Lake Ontelaunee Dam bridge for a MVA with injuries. Deputy 11-1 arrived to find a one car accident just on the East side of the bridge. 520 was on scene already tending to the involved driver. Crews from the
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Mar
14
2014

AFA / Fire @ Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market

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At 1740 hours, Companies 10 & 11 were dispatched to the Market for an Automatic Fire Alarm. Chief 10 arrived and confirmed the building not to be evacuated. Cheif 10 then advised there was smoke in the building. He began the evac process and added Engine 13 to the detail. Chief 10 assumed command. Engine
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Mar
10
2014

MVA on Rt 12 Involving a PennDot Truck

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At 0312 hours, Companies 10, 11 & 560 were dispatched to the area of Rt 12 EB @ Rt 61 for a MVA involving the PennDot Crash Truck. PennDot crews were doing some late night work on Rt 12. As always they are protected by their crash truck. An SUV came up and rear ended
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