Clarks Summit Fire Co.
Stove Fire at Hayes McDade Apartments PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 October 2007 15:40

At approximately 1540hrs Station 4 was dispatched to 400 Bedford St., 2nd floor, for the heavy smoke condition, reported stove fire, possible structure fire.  Chief 4A arrived on-scene and established command.  Ladder 4 arrived on-scene and proceeded to the 2nd division.  Ladder 4 crew met with maintenance outside the apartment, where they were advised that the fire was controlled by the Hayes McDade staff.  Ladder 4 crew entered the apartment and encountered a light smoke condition which was being ventilated by the staff.  Ladder 4 checked for extension.  With minor extension into the cabinets, which was also controlled, and ventilation complete Chief 4A released the Ladder and terminated command.  All crews were cleared within one hour.

 
Fatal MVA on 6 & 11 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 October 2007 12:26

One man was killed after being struck by a SUV and then another car on 6 & 11 in Glenburn Township. 4-9 was dispatched with ALS for the Pedistrian Vs Motor Vehicle. Crews transported the patient to the hospital with CLS-6 paramedic. For more information click here.

 
Ladder to Find New Home in Clarks Summit PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 21 October 2007 13:03

The Clarks Summit Fire Co. has recently purchased a 1993 E-One 75’ aerial from the Kirkwood Fire Dept. The “new to us” ladder will replace the 1972 50’ Ward LaFrance that has served the borough for over thirty years. The ladder is expected to be delivered in the next two weeks and be in service shortly there after.

 
Return of Live Dispatch PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 October 2007 00:39

The long awaited return of live dispatch is over! Thanks to the guys from the Wilson Fire Co. – Station 20, you can once again listen to Lackawanna County 911 over the web. Just click on the “Live Dispatch” link on the main menu and it will automatically start playing in a new window.

 
Live Dispatch PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 October 2007 00:20
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Lackawanna County Live Fire Dispatch courtesy of Wilson Fire Comapny - Station 20.
 
4-9 assist Station 5 on a MVA Rollover with Entrapment PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 14 October 2007 21:52

At approximately 0052hrs. 4-9 was dispatched to assist station 5 for a rollover with entrapment.  Chief 5A arrived on-scene and confirmed entrapment.  4-9 arrived on-scene to find access made to the patient by the Engine 5 crew.  The vehicle had severe damage throughout the vehicle with 12+ inch intrusion to the front driver and passenger compartment.  The vehicle went off the roadway and rolled through a creek before coming to rest, on it's roof, in another roadway.  The Engine 5 crew and 4-9 crew immobilized the patient and removed the patient from the vehicle.  Once the patient was secured in 4-9, 4-9 transported to the hospital with CLS-6 paramedic.  All units cleared within one hour.

 
Fuse Box Fire on Knapp Rd. PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 October 2007 08:40

Station 4 was dispatched for a fuse box that was on fire and Chief 2B (Grierson) was on scene reporting the fire was out. Ladder 4 and Car 2 from Chinchilla Hose Co. checked the area for extension. No fire was found; however, there was moderate damage to the fuse box from smoke and heat. All units cleared in 20 minutes.

 
Early Morning MVA on Fairview Rd. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 September 2007 10:26

At approximately 0342hrs Rescue 4, Ambulance 4-9 and CLS-6 were dispatched to the 200 block of Fairview Rd. for the one car MVA, one patient unresponsive in the vehicle.  EMS-4 and CLS-6 arrived on-scene to find one vehicle in the roadway with heavy front end damage and moderate damage throughout the rest of the vehicle.  EMS-4 reported one patient, unresponsive, in the vehicle with possible confinement.  Chief 4 arrived on-scene and established command.  Access was made to the patient by EMS-4 and CLS-6.  Patient was transported to the hospital in 4-9 as Rescue 4 arrived on-scene.  Rescue crew stabilized the vehicle, controlled all hazards and searched the area for any additional patients.  With no additional patients found and all hazards controlled, Chief 4 released the Rescue and terminated command.  All units returned to service within one hour.

 
Rollover on Gravel Pond Rd. PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 22 September 2007 08:11

At 0811 hrs. Rescue 4 and Ambulance 4-9 were dispatched to a motor vehicle rollover on Gravel Pond Rd. with possible entrapment. Chief- 4B gave his en route to the scene while crews were being assembled at the station. Chief 4B arrived on scene and reported all patients were out of the vehicle and there was no entrapment. Shortly after, 4-9 and Rescue 4 arrived on scene. 4-9 obtained patient refusals while Rescue 4 crew stabilized the vehicle. After the vehicle had been cleared from the road way all units went back in service and command was terminated.

 
Working Fire at Red Barn Village PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 September 2007 10:45

Station 4 was dispatched to assist station 8 on a stove fire. Chief 8 arrived on scene to confirm a working fire on the 1st division of a 2 story multi-family dwelling. Engine 8 arrived shortly after and advanced a hose line through the rear of the building making a quick attack which knocked the fire down. Ladder 4 arrived on scene and was assigned to check the 2nd division for extension, while Engine 4 stood by at the hydrant. With the fire contained to the stove and no extension to the 2nd division, overhaul tasks were performed and command was terminated shortly after.

 
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