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2013
410 calls- 94 drills
 
2012
498 calls- 90 drills
 
2011
563 calls- 98 drills
 
2010
518 calls- 84 drills
 

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MVA WITH INJURIES
Monday, July 28, 2014 
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Tonight at 2203 companies 7 & 8 were dispatched to I-95 for the clean up after the accident. Engine 8 and Rescue 7 both responded and arrived quickly to be told of an injury and the call was being upgraded for EMS. Crews arrived and began to treat the patient and clean the roadway. The tow was already on location and had the cars secured. The team worked the scene until the patient was transports and the cars removed.


 
   
   
MVA WITH INJURIES
Monday, July 28, 2014 
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Tonight at 0128, companies 8 & 7 were dispatched to 16th an Adams for a MVA vehicle overturned with possible entrapment. Engine 8 and Rescue 8 arrived quick to find PD and EMS on scene treating patient who self extricated out a broken window. The team help package the patient and stabilized the vehicle, pulled fire protection, set up lights and secured the car. The team also cleared the road way of debris and awaited the tow. Once the car was on the tow truck the crews took up and returned.


 
   
   
MVA WITH INJURIES
Saturday, July 26, 2014 
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Today at 1359, companies 7 & 8 along with PD and EMS were dispatched to I-95 for an MVA with injuries. Engine 8 responded and arrived quickly to jump right in assisting EMS, blocking traffic, fire protection, chocked the wheels of the vehicles involved and clearing debris. 07-6, 07-1 and Rescue 8 arrived to assist and the crews remained on scene for clean up and tow. Great job by all on scene.


 
   
   
Dad trains fireman to rescue people with autism
Saturday, July 26, 2014 
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Dad trains fireman to rescue people with autism

Longtime firefighter Bill Canatta is committed to caring for his 21-year-old son Ted, who is living with autism. Bill teaches people across the country how to rescue other people with the condition, and his training helped one first responder save a boy’s life. TODAY’s Amy Robach reports.

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RIT RUN TO LEEDOM FOR BUILDING FIRE
Friday, July 25, 2014 
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At 17:21 the first due box assignment was sent to the 600blk. of Clymer Lane for a house fire. One minute after dispatch Engine 70 laid out from the hydrant and arrived to find a two story twin with nothing showing. The crew stretched the 200' crosslay through the front door and investigated an odor of something burning in the basement. RIT TAC 8 responded and arrived quickly right behind 70. The crew conducted our 360 size up, set up our equipment cache, ran our saws, tossed two ladders and stood by at the ready. Engine 8 arrived quickly also and after some repositioning stood by the hydrant at the intersections of Rodney, Clymer & Braxton. After a few minutes the source was found to be a burning floor joist and was quickly contained with a PW. With the fire out the crews picked up and returned.



 
   
   
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, July 24, 2014 
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Tonight the crew headed out and conducted another Engine Co. Ops drill. The team worked on fire flows, psi=gpm, hook ups, deck gun, blitz fire, and handlines.


 
   
   
AUXILIARY DRILL
Saturday, July 19, 2014 
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Today the crew conducted our bi-weekly auxiliary drill today. The team worked on Engine company ops in the morning and some Truck company ops in afternoon. A good time had by all. The team also took in a building fire run to 7's local with the burnt outlet. Engine 8, Snozzle 8 and 07-1 handled.


 
   
   
BUILDING FIRE
Saturday, July 19, 2014 
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Today at 1206 the box was struck for a building fire in Ridley Park. Engine 8 responded quickly and 07-9B arrived to find a sparking outlet and held the assignment to companies 7 & 8. Engine 8 arrived and sent crews inside to investigate, 07-1 and Snozzle 8 arrived with Snozzle 8 standing by the hydrant. Crews checked the outlet and surrounding wall with no extension found. The home owner had the power secured and could handle the repairs and the crews quickly returned.


 
   
   
Autism and First Responders: Seeing Beyond the Smoke
Friday, July 18, 2014 
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Please click on the link to watch this amazing video. It is absolutely fantastic training, a must see~!




 
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WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, July 17, 2014 
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Crews conducted a metal cutting drill tonight. The team used K-12 saws, Hurst pump combi-tool and Sawzall. The crew utilized an old 24ft ladder from 1987 that was in storage and failed cert. A good time was had by all.

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MVA WITH INJURIES
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 08:39
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This morning at 0839 companies 8 & 7 along with PD and EMS were dispatched to Lincoln & Chester pk for the MVA with injuries. Crews arrived to find a two vehicle accident with two injuries. Engine 8, Rescue 8 and 07-6 arrived quickly and blocked traffic, chocked wheels, hyper-extended one door, and pulled fire protection. EMS transported the injured and the fire crews stood by for the tow and returned after the scene was clear.


 
   
   
SPECIAL DRILL
Sunday, July 13, 2014 
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Today the crew headed out and conducted an Engine ops drill. The team worked on driver and pump training with TAC8 and also worked on laying in and pulling 1 3/4. The team of 6 worked for 4 hours before returning to the station and did a little TAC and equipment TLC~! A good time had by all~!


 
   
   
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, July 10, 2014 
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Crews conducted a forcible entry drill this week. The team, worked on lock braking, cutting and chain cutting skills on our RJ MACHINE prop. The crew also worked on emergency escape ops, wire cutting.


 
   
   
SPECIAL DRILL X3
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 
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The crew conducted 3 special drills this past week at the acquired structure in Woodlyn. The crew worked on forcible entry, roof ops, window venting, window cut downs,ladders, locking hydrant use, wall breach, snozzle ops just to name few disciplines. The team worked for several hours each time and despite the heat, bad weather and some nasty hornets these were absolutely phenomenal drills~!

The officers and members of Station 8 would like to THANK the Woodlyn Fire Company for including us in this fantastic training opportunity~!


 
   
   
NEWSLETTER
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 
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