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Prospect Park Fire Co
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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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FIREWORKS
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 
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Crews covered a number of firework details.


 
   
   
PARADE
Saturday, July 5, 2014 
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STATION 8
Saturday, June 28, 2014 
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WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, June 26, 2014 
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Tonight the crew finished the second half of pumps ops class with Neil Gunnet. The crew hit the streets and moved some water~! The crew also did some thermal imager training afterwards. A good time was had by all~!


 
   
   
RIT RUN TO MILMONT FOR WORKING FIRE
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 
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Tonight at 2307, RIT 8 was dispatched to assist Milmont on a fire at 902 W. Macdade blvd. Italian Village. RIT 8 responded and arrived quickly to find crew checking for extension on a kitchen fire. The box was brought in after company 49 got the fire alarm at the address and arrived to find a smoke condition and some fire on the stove. RIT 8 360, equipment cache, saw run, pro-active rit and stood by. Crew accessed the roof and check for extension inside and out and ventilated the large building. Nothing further found and the crew took up and returned.


 
   
   
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Monday, June 23, 2014 
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