Thursday, July 18, 2013
RECENT INCIDENTS 7/8 5:48 pm Vehicle Accident; Meadow Valley and Royer Rds., Ephrata Twp.With injuries7/9 9:37 am Vehicle Accident; Meadow Valley and Royer Rds., Ephrata Twp.Spill Control7/9 11:14 pm Brush Fire; 977 Rettew Mill Rd., Ephrata Twp.Trash fire burning after dark7/9 11:34 pm Cardiac Arrest; 366 Royer Rd., Ephrata Twp. – Assist EMS7/10 9:57 pm Vehicle Accident; Sharp Ave. and W. Main St., Clay Twp. Oil leak in storm drain7/15 3:07 am Bicyclist Struck; 2000 block of W. Main St., Clay Twp.Assist with traffic control7/15 10:47 am Dwelling Fire; 145 W. Sunset Ave., Boro – Assist Pioneer Fire Co.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
RECENT INCIDENTS 7/1 12:35 pm Vehicle Fire; 1200 block of W. Main St., Boro - Damage $2,000.00 Cause: gas leak7/1 2:27 pm Vehicle Accident; S. Reading Rd. Vehicle on its side – Window removal 7/2 12:32 pm Fire Police; 100 block of Wissler Rd., Clay Twp. – Wires pulled down by truck7/2 2:18 pm Automatic alarm; 25 Wissler Rd., Clay Twp. – Power outage7/3 9:30 am Automatic Alarm; 25 Wissler Rd., Clay Twp. – Accidental False7/3 10:04 am Public Service; Hackman Rd. near Hoover Dr., Clay Twp. – ducklings in storm Drain7/4 12:55 pm Investigation; 4 Weaver Ave., Ephrata Twp. – Malfunctioning detectors7/4 5:14 pm Building Fire; 527 S. State St., Boro – Assist Pioneer Fire Co.7/4 8 pm Fireworks Standby; Lincoln Heights Park, BoroThanks also to the Mt. Airy, Pioneer Fire companies for their assistance, as wellas Ephrata Ambulance and Ephrata Police for making this a fun and safe community night
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
RECENT INCIDENTS End of June6/11 10:27 am Vehicle Accident; 1700 block of W. Main St., Ephrata Twp.Pole Damaged6/16 3:37 pm Barn Fire; 186 W. Metzler Rd.Assist West Earl Fire Co.6/25 2:32 pm Automatic Alarm; 295 Wood Corner Rd., Clay Twp. Accidental – False6/28 8:41 pm Dumpster Fire; 1 Dutchland Ave., Ephrata Twp. Undetermined Cause$500.00 damage to repair and repaintAt the mid-year point we have had 112 incidents which is 3 calls behind the same time last year.We want to acknowledge and congratulate 4 of our teenage firefighters who graduated from High School this month:Josiah Fegley, Matt Shirker, Eric Showalter and Emma WitenskiAlso, Eric Showalter received a $1,000.00 Scholarship from the Lancaster County Fire Chief’s Assn. and Compleat Restoration Company. Eric will be entering Millersville University this fall majoring in History. The Fire Chief’s Assn. and Compleat awarded (5) $1,000.00 scholarships to children of firefighters in the County. Thank you Fire Chiefs and Compleat Restoration for providing this program for those furthering their education.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
RECENT INCIDENTS6/3 9:33 am Vehicle Accident, Reported entrapment, E. Sunset Ave., BoroAssist Pioneer6/7 3:38 am Automatic Alarm; Ephrata Hospital, Boro Assist Pioneer6/8 8:29 am Investigation, 200 block of Meadow Valley Rd., Ephrata Twp.Control Burn called in by passerby6/8 6:51 pm Motorcycle Accident; 1600 block of W. Main St., Boro1 injury6/10 12:31 am Dwelling Fire; 202 Akron Rd., Ephrata Twp.Assist Pioneer-canceled after response
Saturday, June 1, 2013
RECENT INCIDENTS AND TRAINING5/21 3:38 pm Automatic Alarm; 99 Bethany Rd., Ephrata Twp.Assist Pioneer5/22 7:48 pm Motorcycle Accident; 1600 block of Lincoln Rd., Ephrata Twp.1 injury5/25 7:13 am Dwelling Fire; 324 Pool Rd., Assist West Earl Fire Co.Recalled prior to arrival5/29 11:30 am Public Service; 904 Dawn Ave., Boro2 year old locked in car5/29 9:54 pm Investigation; 411 Flaxen Lane, Clay Twp. Gasoline odor inside – Cap off of gas can5/30 1:29 pm Public Service; 108 Forry Dr., Clay Twp. Resident locked out with food on the stove5/30 1:32 pm Fire Police; 800 block of W. Main St., Boro Shut down traffic due to police incident – In service 4 hours5/31 4:07 pm Automatic Alarm; 295 Wood Corner Rd., Clay Twp.FalseDuring the month – 30 firefighters completed a 4 night, 16 hour State Fire Academy Class on Building Construction:J. Behm, B. Carpenter, E. Carpenter, J. Coleman, Jr., S. Conner, R. Croft, J. Fegley, J. Gehman, R. Gehman, G. Hursh, C. Jaquay, D. Jaquay, A.Leisey, A. Martin, C.K. Martin, D. G. Martin, L. Martin, L. Martzall, B. Miller, R. Ritter, K. Rountree, E. Showalter, L. Showalter, M. Showalter, A. Zimmerman, B. Zimmerman, G.M. Zimmerman, J. Swiney, A. Carpenter, R. Pomeroy (Tot al of 30)Total of 480 manhoursAlso, 6 firefighters completed a 3 day Hazardous Materials 24 hour Operations Class:J. Behm, J. Fegley, K. Gockley, A. Leisey, B. Miller, M. shirkerTotal of 144 manhours
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
INCIDENTS FOR THIS WEEK:5/10 Vehicle Accident; 2000 block of W. Main St., Clay Twp. With injury5/13 9:49 pm Dwelling Fire; 27 W. Fulton St., Boro Assist Pioneer5/14 2:47 pm Investigation; 370 N. Reading Rd., Ephrata Twp.Smell of something burning in the building5/16 10:20 pm Tractor Trailer Fire; Rt. 222, Warwick Twp.Assist W. Earl Fire Co.5/18 7:29 am Medical Assist; 845 Dawn Ave., BoroPerson fell, Apartment locked5/20 3:58 pm Investigation; 345 Woodchuck Dr., Clay Twp. Detector Malfunction
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
INCIDENTS FOR THIS WEEK:4/24 5:41 pmVehicle Accident w/ confinement; Wood Corner & E. Woodcorner Rd., Clay TwpDriver front Door removal4/25 4:49 pmBarn Fire; 1917 Locust Grove Rd., Penn Twp.Assist Penryn-Recalled4/26 11:43 amInvestigation; 851 Clearview Ave., BoroOdor of natural gas5/2 6:48 amVehicle Accident; 800 block of W. Main St., BoroPole down-1 vehicle5/2 11:55 amCardiac Arrest; 111 Meadow Valley Rd., Ephrata Twp.Assist EMS5/3 2:32 pmGas Leak; Cloister Shopping Center, Boro – Ruptured lineMinor leak - Standby for UGI5/5 6:27 amInvestigation; 1320 Martin Ave., Ephrata Twp.Detector Malfunction5/6 1:14 pmVehicle Accident with entrapment; W. Main and Oak St., BoroVehicle on the side – Roof removal
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
4/9 9:36 pmVehicle Accident; 1100 block of W. Main St., BoroFluids leaking-no injury 4/14 10:32 amCardiac Arrest; 230 N. Reading Rd., Ephrata Twp.-Scottish InnAssist with CPR4/16 1:09 pmVehicle Accident; Royer and Meadow Valley Rds., Ephrata Twp.Patient confined in vehicle-Door removal4/16Standby; Brickerville Fire Station, Elizabeth Twp.4/19 7:41 amAutomatic Alarm; 225 Phillip Lane, Clay Twp.False Accidental4/19 8:32 amBus Accident; W. Main St. and Reagan Dr., Ephrata Twp. 1 injury4/22 12:36 pmBarn Fire; 185 W. Burkholder Dr., Clay Twp.Open burning of trash ignited barn – Damage $100,000.00Size of building-38 ft. by 520 ft.Wind carried fire from end to end within 12 minutesUnder control in 45 minutes and firefighters were on scene for 4 hrs.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
INCIDENTS FOR THIS WEEK:4/2 9:36 amGas leak; 100 block of N. Reading Rd., BoroAssist Pioneer – Gas odor at Hospital Construction site4/5 2:49 pmVehicle Accident; 800 block of W. Main St., Borowith injury4/5 2:57 pmAutomatic Alarm; 1755 W. main St., Clay Twp.False-Malfunction4/6 2:42 amAutomatic Alarm; 1755 W. Main St., Clay Twp.False – Malfunction4/7 3:51 pmMulch Fire; 1634 W. Main St., Boro-Discarded smoking material4/8 6:19 amVehicle Accident; 100 block of Meadow Valley Rd., Ephrata Twp.Pole down – no injury4/8 3:35 pmPublic Service; 36 Coolidge Dr., Ephrata Twp.Baby accidentally locked in vehicle4/8 3:52 pmBarn Fire; 128 Cabin Rd., Earl Twp.Assist Pioneer Fire Co.Other Activities:3/311 member completed a 16 hr. class on specialized Rope Rescue4/223 Members participated in a 3 hour class on Trench Rescue Awareness4/62 Members attended Class A Burn Building Training with the Pioneer Fire Co.
Monday, April 1, 2013
INCIDENTS FOR THIS WEEK:3/25 9:45 pmAutomatic Alarm; Ephrata Rec Center, BoroFalse Malfunction3/25 11:32 pmCardiac Arrest; 36 Hilldale Dr.,Ephrata Twp.Recalled by Police on scene3/26 8:33 pmVehicle Accident-Entrapment; 400 block S. 7th St., W. Earl Twp.Vehicle on side-Assist in removing patient3/30 8:48 pmStructure Fire; 200 Plesant Valley Rd., W. Earl Twp.Cancelled enrouteOther Activities:3/2632 firefighters attended the 4 hour Structural Collapse 1 ClassInstructor was Todd Kirkpatrick3/282 members provided 1 hour of safety training to 34 employees and guests at theLincoln Christian Home3/305 members gave out fire safety materials at the Lincoln Community Egg Hunt
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