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2016
403 calls- 72 drills
 
2015
403 calls- 83 drills
 
2014
390 calls- 76 drills
 
2013
410 calls- 94 drills
 
2012
498 calls- 90 drills
 
2011
563 calls- 98 drills
 
2010
518 calls- 84 drills
 
 
Fire Prevention for LIttle Bucs
Thursday, May 11, 2017 
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Today three of our members performed a fire prevention talk with the Little Bucs Pre-K class at Interboro High School. Students got to see a firefighter put on his gear, check out the fire truck and see the hose.


 
   
   
RIT Run to Colwyn
   
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 
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Tonight RIT 8 was dispatched to Colwyn for the working fire. RIT 8 teamed up with RIT 19 and performed RIT duties on the fire ground.


 
Auxillary Drill
Sunday, May 7, 2017 
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Today for Auxiliary drill the team headed out for some engine company operations training. The crew of 10 members in the TAC, Snozzle & Utility 8 hit the engine work hard and worked on Driver operator skills, supply lines/lays, hand lines, master streams and the snozzle boom. The crew also loaded 500 feet of new supply line on the snozzle and 1 cheater section. A hard mornings work but very rewarding and a good time had by all-!
*also one fire hat given out to a young fan-


 
   
   
Annual Hose testing
Friday, May 5, 2017 
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Annual Hose and Ladder testing done yesterday by Fail Safe of NJ. Everything passed


 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, May 4, 2017 
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This week for drill we worked on Engine Company Operations as well as getting some of our many drivers going through the process of getting qualified some pump time.


 
   
   
MVA into a building
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 
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This morning 5-2-2017 at approx 0311 hours the company was dispatched, to the 1000 block of Chester pike in town to assist the police with a vehicle crash into a structure. Engine 8 responded and arrived with smaller sized suv partially inside of the first floor of the residence, upon further investigation it was determined there were no injuries. Prospect Park Borough code enforcement and fire marshall were notified. Once they arrived the scene was turned over to them, to check the integrity of the building. The company returned just before 0500 hours.


 
   
   
New 5" supply hose
Monday, May 1, 2017 
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1,550 feet of new 5inch supply line + 20 feet of steamer 5inch. on Engine 8. More to come for Snozzle 8 stay tuned. Also more hose coming by mid summer to finish the Snozzle and Tac. Mercedes Textiles Mega-flow breather.

 
   
   
FDIC
Saturday, April 29, 2017 
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The past few days Deputy Chief Rossney, of RJ Machine Company, and Chief Signora spent a few days in Indianapolis at FDIC. RJ Machine is the maker of the 8 Wedge.

 
8 wedge website
   
   
Truck Fire on the Blue Route
Saturday, April 29, 2017 
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Last night, at approximately 2330hrs, Snozzle 8 was special called to assist crews operating at a tractor trailer fire on I-476, Squrt 23 also made the response. Upon arrival, both units set up their aerial devices to completely extinguish the trailer. The crew from Snozzle 8 also assisted with overhaul of the trailer. The crew from Snozzle 8 was in service for approximately 2 hrs before returning home.

 
   
   
Cover Assignment in Chester
   
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 
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Tonight around 9:30 the company was dispatched to cover Station 82 in Chester while they operated on a 2 alarm warehouse fire. Engine 8 responded with 8 and stood by for two and a half hours with no calls. A crew of 3 staffed the Snozzle in town for the duration of the cover.

 
RIT on the Second Alarm in Chichester
Monday, April 17, 2017 
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Shortly before 9 am RIT 8 was dispatched to assist with RIT duties on a 2 alarm church fire in Chichester. RIT 8 responded with 7. The crew staged our RIT equipment direclty outside the front door, did multiple 360's of the building, removed a fence to give better access to the building and chased some kinks in some of the lines.

 
   
   
MVA with injuries
Friday, April 14, 2017 
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Today the company responded to a Motor Vehicle Accident with injuries at 4th and Lincoln

 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, April 13, 2017 
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This week for drill a crew of 9 went out on the Snozzle and Tac for Driver Training and Engine Company Operations

 
   
   
New Flags for the Apparatus
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 
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The Apparatus got an upgrade with some new flags for their rear.

 
   
   
Welcome Home
Sunday, April 9, 2017 
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Welcome Home Private First Class Justin Mojica USMC.

 
   
   
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