Aug
28
2016

Working Fire In The First Due

Friday Morning at 09:46 hours LCWC dispatched box 62-6 for a reported Dwelling Fire on Aberley Lane in the Devon Creek Development off New Holland Pike. Chief 62(KAUFFMAN) went en route and reported a column of smoke from several miles out. East Lampeter PD arrived and reported a garage fully involved attached to a residence with the fire catching the adjacent residence on fire. Upon arrival Chief 62 requested a 2nd Alarm assignment which brought over 10 mutual aid departments to the scene. Engine 62-2 arrived and their crew advanced two 200 ft.1″1/2 attack lines to the residence next to the main fire building and were able to contain the fire to the garage of that residence before it spread to the house. Units from 20(MTFR),61(UPPER LEACOCK),41(BIRD-IN-HAND),63(LAFAYETTE) and 29(WEST EARL) arrived and assisted with fire suppression while the remainder of the 2nd alarm units staged and were used as needed. Units from 62 and 63 remained on the scene for extensive overhaul and cleared just before 15:00 hours. We would like to thank all the mutual aid companies for the assist on a hot day.

May
29
2016

Assist to Station 63

Last evening at 18:50 hours Engine 62-2 and Squad 62-1 responded to the Host Resort on Lincoln Highway East to assist Station 63 (LAFAYETTE) with a mass evacuation of the facility due to a sprinkler system malfunction that caused water to come thru the ceilings on the 4th thru 6th floors. There was a large event going on at the time that involved approximately 2000 people so crews from 63 and 62 spent over 2 hours on the scene completing the Evacuation.

Apr
2
2016

Weekend Crashes

Last Evening at 23:30 hours Engine 62-1 and Squad 62-1 responded to assist Station 63 (LAFAYETTE) at a crash with reported Entrapment and Multiple injuries on Lincoln Highway East. Units from 62 were on the scene just over four hours. This morning at 06:53 hours Station 62 was dispatched to a crash with unknown injuries at the Intersection of Horseshoe Road and Hartman Station Road. LCWC advised Chief 62 they were getting reports of Entrapment and they were upgrading the assignment. Upon arrival Chief 62 found one vehicle into a utility pole with heavy damage and one person still in the vehicle however they were not confined or trapped so the mutual aid companies were recalled. Engine 62-1′s crew assisted EMS with the patient and depowered the vehicle. Units were on the scene for approximately one hour.

Jan
8
2016

Busy Start to 2016

Station 62 has responded to 6 calls in 3 days starting with a crash on 1/5 on Mount Sidney Road just north of Route 340 that was handled by Engine 62-2 due to Engine 62-1 being out of service for scheduled maintenance. We were assisted by Medic 6-1(LEMSA)along with Engine 48-2(RONKS)for the rescue engine. Later that afternoon Engine 62-2 responded to assist Station 63(LAFAYETTE) on a reported apartment building fire but were recalled on arrival. On 1/6 Tanker 62 was dispatched to assist on a reported barn fire in Warwick Township but was recalled before responding. At approximately 18:00 hours Engine 62-1 was dispatched to assist Station 63 on a crash but was recalled enroute. Then at 18:58 hours Engine 62-1 and Squad 62-1 were dispatched along with Medic 6-1 to a motor vehicle crash in the 2000 block of Horseshoe Road.Deputy 62(KAUFFMAN) arrived to find one vehicle off the roadway with heavy front end damage and the driver injuried.Engine 62-1′s crew stabilized the vehicle on their arrival,did a battery disconnect and worked with EMS to remove the patient. On 1/7 Station 62 along with Truck 63 were dispatched to a CO Alarm on Stumptown Road which turned out to be a faulty detector.

Dec
12
2015

Fatal Crash In The First Due

Last evening at 23:36 hours Station 62 was alerted along with Truck 204 (MTFR) for the rescue and EMS to a Motor Vehicle Crash with reported Entrapment at the intersection of Creek Hill Road and Hartman Station Road. Chief 62 (BONO) arrived to find one vehicle head on into a tree with the driver heavily entrapped. A short time later it was determined that the victim was deceased. The mutual aid units were recalled with the assignment being held to 62. Engine 62-1′s crew had to do extensive cutting to extricate the victim. Thanks to Station 31 Fire Police for assisting with traffic control.

Oct
12
2015

Working Vehicle With 63 On The Highway

Yesterday at 11:17 hours Tanker 62 and Squad 62-1 were requested to assist Station 63 (LAFAYETTE) with a working camper fire on Rt.30 WB at Greenfield Road. On arrival Tanker 62 supplied Engine 63-3 with 1500 gallons of water while Squad 62-1 set up traffic control. With the fire under control Engine 63-3 was alerted to a 2nd call in Lancaster Township for a dwelling fire so units from 62 remained on the scene until the vehicle was removed.

Oct
7
2015

Working Fire Assist To 63

Last evening at 19:29 hours Station 62 was dispatched on the first alarm East Lampeter box to assist 63 (LAFAYETTE) on a working mobile home fire on Nancy Lane in the Eastwood Village Mobile Home Park. Engine 63-3 was the first arriving unit followed by Engine 41-1 (BIRD-IN-HAND),Engine 62-2,Truck 63,Rescue 48 (RONKS),Engine 62-1 and Engine 63-1.The fire was under control in 19 minutes and crews prevented it from spreading to any adjacent structures. Units remained on the scene approximately 3 hours for overhaul.

Aug
25
2015

Building Fire Assist To Station 10

This morning at 05:29 hours Engine 62-2 was dispatched to cover Station 79 (Maytown) while they assisted Station 10(Marietta) on a 4 alarm building fire in Marietta Boro. Engine 62-2 stood by at Station 79 for approximately two hours and was then sent to the fire scene. They dumped one load of water and assisted with overhaul operating on the scene until 14:05. Station 62 was one of approximately 23 departments from Lancaster County who assisted at the scene along with departments from Dauphin,Lebanon and York counties.