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VEHICLE ACCIDENT/FIRE
Monday, March 16, 2015 
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Vehicle Fire/ Accident 3/23:
Around 1550 Hours Companies 8,7, Amb. 2,48, and medic 102-a were dispatched to the 800 block of summit ave for a vehicle fire with a person possibly inside the vehicle having a seizure. 33 car arrived and reported he had a patient post seizure and no fire but a vehicle into a garage, Rescue 8 and 07-1 arrived pulled fire protection and stood bye. Crews checked the structural stability of the garage and determined it was necessary to have code enforcement respond. Upon the arrival of
Code enforcement the scene was turned to them and Companies went available.


 
   
   
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, March 19, 2015 
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Weekly drill 3/19:
The crew gathered and split into two groups for drill. One group headed down to Tinicum for a tabletop train derailment/fire exercise. The second group stayed at the station and conducted an "in-service night" + some Engine Co. Ops. going over the trucks,inspecting the tools and air paks and running some lines etc. some much needed TLC and crew familiarization-!
It was a great night all around-!


 
   
   
BUILDING FIRE
Sunday, March 15, 2015 
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Building Fire 3/15:
Around 1530 hours the assignment was dispatched to the 1000 block of Madison ave in town, for a building fire reported to be the dryer in the basement. Just prior to Snozzle 8 responding fireboard advised that the police had no active fire but a light smoke condition inside. Upon arrival of Snozzle & Engine 8, crews went in to investigate found the same as the police reported and the assignment was held to company 8 and rescue 48 for the investigation. Upon further investigation the crews found no fire and the smoke had naturally ventilated. Companies than returned.


 
   
   
MVA WITH INJURIES
Thursday, March 12, 2015 
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Engine & Rescue 8 responded to Norwood for a two car accident with injuries.
Crews chocked wheels and stabilized vehicles, lit scene, blocked traffic, pulled fire protection, pulled the battery cables, cleared debris and handed out aTeddy Bear to a child. Crews assisted EMS with patient packaging and stood by for tow.


 
   
   
HAZ-MAT OPS PART 2
Thursday, March 12, 2015 
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Getting our Haz-Mat on with Darrell Harris-!
Haz-Mat ops part two for drill.


 
   
   
CO RUN
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 
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The Engine, Snozzle and 07-1 took in a CO run tonight, arrived to find monitor going off but no readings on our meters x3. Traced it to faulty detector after trying new batteries. Advised resident to get a new monitor ASAP.
CO is a silent killer, colorless and odorless. Please have a working CO monitor in your home. (Yes even in the spring & summer).


 
   
   
SPECIAL DRILL
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 
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Tonight the crew headed back to the Harper properties for some RIT drills. The team worked on the 2:1rope system moves, the universal RIT connection, buddy breather, metal cutting, wall breaching, air-pak harness conversions. A good time had by all-!


 
   
   
FORCIBLE ENTRY CLASS FOR CHESTER PD
Monday, March 9, 2015 
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Forcible Entry Class this afternoon for Chester PD ESU-!


 
   
   
COVER UP
   
Saturday, March 7, 2015 
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The Officers & Members would like to extend our deepest thanks to the Belvedere Fire Company for covering up our area last night while we enjoyed our Annual Banquet-!
THANK YOU-!


 
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, March 5, 2015 
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Tonight, the crew took advantage of the recent snow to practice our sledding accident procedures.


 
   
   
RIT RUN TO WOODLYN FOR WORKING FIRE
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 
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At 22:38 hrs Woodlyn, Eddystone Fire Company No. 1, Leedom Fire Company, Milmont Park Div. of Fire & Rescue Services, and RIT8 were dispatched to 1600 block of Bullens Lane for the building fire. RIT 8 arrived with the TAC, Engine & Snozzle and got right to work: 360, saw run, tossing many ladders, HUD window removal,div1&2, utility control (via 8wedge), teams. Pro-Active RIT. Initial arriving crews found fire Divisions 1 and 2. The fire was extinguished and placed under control 23:09 hrs. Thank you to all crews on scene!


 
   
   
TRAIN HARD-FIGHT EASY
Monday, March 2, 2015 
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ENOUGH SAID.


 
   
   
THANK YOU~!
Monday, March 2, 2015 
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The Officers & Members would like to Thank Folsom Chief Ben Salmieri, Milmont Deputy Chief Jay Valpone and Harper Real Estate for the invite, the use and the Brotherhood. Thank you for letting us use these structures -!
THANK YOU-!


 
   
   
SPECIAL DRILL
Sunday, March 1, 2015 
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TRAIN ON~!


 
   
   
EMS DRILL
Saturday, February 28, 2015 
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EMS training.


 
   
   
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