March 23, 2010 – At 22:36 Station 1 was dispatched for Rescue 727 along with District 41 (Cressona) to 8 Sunny Lane (R&J Bus Tours) North Manheim Township, for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Just as the Rescue went responding all occupants were reported to be out of the vehicle and the call was held to Cressona.
July 19, 2012 – At 11:54 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 55 Stanton Street, in the borough for a possible house fire. Chief 735 (Snyder) was the first to arrive on scene and was met with a smoke condition coming from the basement of the residence. Fire personnel arrived on scene and determined that the oil burner had malfunction. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 20 minutes.
July 19, 2013 – at 08:54 Stations 1 &2 were dispatched to 98 Broadway St. “The Island” to set up for incoming Medevac 7. Crews arrived on scene and established a secure area for “the bird to land”. Fire personnel also assisted with patient transport to the helicopter. All units were placed clear and available shortly after take-off. Chief 735 (Snyder) had command.
July 7, 2013 – At 23:40 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department Rapid Intervention Team was dispatched to 423 W. Fairview Street, the city of Pottsville for a working structure fire. Crews arrived on scene and stood-by until being released by command after approximately 2 hours. Squad 739 and E-732 responded with Chief 730 in command.
July 6, 2013 – At 16:43 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 28 Parkway Avenue, in the borough for a working house fire. As Chief 730 arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire on the second floor of a residence. More info and photos coming soon.
July 1, 2013 – The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department responded to numerous medical assists through-out the day. Great job to all SHFD members who assisted with patient care. Chief 730 had command of the incidents.
June 30, 2013 – At 17:50 the SHFD was dispatched to 1 Tamaqua Boulevard for an automatic fire alarm. Crews quickly arrived on scene to find nothing showing from the exterior. Chief 735 (Snyder) determined the alarm to be a false activation and placed all units available.
June 25, 2013 -At 21:59 the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department was dispatched to 30 Jack and Jill Drive N., Manheim Township for possible house fire. SCCC advised all responding units of a house struck by lightening and a smoke condition in the basement. Crews arrived on scene and confirmed the residence was indeed struck by lightening. Fire personnel checked the house for extension using thermal imagery cameras and performed ventilation using PPV (positive pressure) fans. All Schuylkill Haven units were on scene for approximately 1 hour. Chief 723 (Motko) had command.
Mar. 20, 2013- At 16:26 Fire Districts 39,47,34 Station 1 Rainbow for ladder 725, was dispatched to 2143 Montana Drive South Manheim Twp for a Chimney fire Chief 723 arrived on scene & found a chimney fire with extension into interior rooms & requested Station 4 to be dispatched for manpower to assist crews working at the scene. Crews were on scene for approx 1.5 hrs Chief 39 Had Command.
Mar 17 , 2013 A neighbor called the stationt looking for assistance in lifting. A crew was contacted & walked across the street to the house and assisted the woman, Units were on scene for approx 10 minutes. Chief 735 had “Command”.
Mar 11, 2013- At 8:59 hrs the Schuylkill Haven Fire department was dispatched to 221 Wilson Street to assist EMS with lifting. Crews were on scene for approximately 15 minutes. Chief 730 had command
Congratulations To Station 1 Rainbow Hose company on the acquisition of the new Rescue 727. The Rescue is a 1995 Freightliner commercial cab, with the body done by American Fire & Rescue. The truck features a 5 man cab and is equipped with the following: 25 kw generator, 4 bank 6,000 psi cascade system, 12,000lb winch, and an electric simo motor for pre-connected hurst tools containing (2) 100ft reels, and lettering done by lettered by Dawn Sorakauch. The new Rescue is originally from Magnolia, Delaware. Rescue 727 has been in-service since February 24th, 2013. Photos via MLK.
Feb. 27, 2013- at 18:26 Stations 1&4 were dispatched to 900 Schuylkill Mtn Rd. for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries. Crews quickly arrived on scene to find a single Car vs. Tree. Crews assisted Medics with Pt Care and securing the vehicle. Crews were on scene for approx 1 1/2 hrs. Chief 722 Had Command. Photo via “Squid Cam”.
Mar. 02, 2013- At 8:22 Station 4 was dispatched along with Fire Districts 47,56,and 42 to 97 Meadow Drive, South Manheim Township for a Chimney Fire. Engine 737 and Tanker 738 were quickly on the Road along with Chief 47 and 730. CHief 47 arrived on scene to find that the homeowner had the fire knocked down and the wood burner unloaded. 47-10 & 47-32 were the first apparatus to arrive and their crew begun to investigate the chimney. Engines 737 and 56-10 arrived at the same time and the crew from 737 went inside the structure and the crew from 56-10 went to the roof to investigate. Crews from Tanker 738, Engine 56-11, 42-30, and 42-10 staged on Meadow Drive. After investigating it was found that the fire was built up creosote that had ultimately burnt away. Crews were on scene for approx 1 hr Chief 47 Schuylkill Fire Had Command.
Feb. 25, 2013- At 12:31 Stations 1 &2 were dispatched to the Area Of 1478 RT. 61S for a Vehicle Fire. Chief 720 quickly arrived on scene and had a working vehicle Fire with fire in the engine compartment. He quickly hit the fire with an extinguisher and knocked most of it down. Ladder 725 was next on scene followed by Engine 732. Ladder 725 placed an 1 3/4” handline in service to completely extinguish the remaining hot spots. Chief 720 Had command and units were on scene for approx 1hr.
Feb. 24, 2013- At 15:47 Stations 1 and 4 were dispatched to 529 West Columbia St. for and MVA with Unknown Injuries. Units went responding they were given an additional of a Single car into a Pole. Chief 723(Motko) was first On Scene and confirmed 1 vehicle into a pole and no Injuries. Chief 730, Engine 737, Rescue 727 were next to arrive and they immedietly wen’t to work to secure the vehicle’s fluids and to check the pole. Crews then noticed that the pole had been sheered at the base and had Command notify the Borough Crew to come and take a look at it. Squad 739 and Fire Police 729 Units provided traffic control. UNits were on scene for close to 4 hours while the Borough Crew replaced the Pole. Chief 730 Had command. MLK Photos.
Feb. 24, 2013- At 4:15am Station 2 was dispatched to 38 West Coal St.-Shenandoah Borough for a Working Structure Fire as a request from Chief 740. Chief 740 requested 1 Engine from bot Schuylkill Haven and St. Clair just after the 4th Alarm was struck. When Engine 732 arrived on scene they were put to work with Fire Suppression and Overhaul. Crews were on scene for approx 4 hours. Chief 730 had command of E-732.
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Feb 17, 2013- At 5:35 hrs the Schuylkill Haven Fire department was dispatched to Rt 61 S/18 University for a pedestrian struck Units arrived & set up a LZ for air medical & provided lighting & assisted with traffic control. Units were on scene for 3 hrs Chief 724 had Command.
Feb 13 2013- 15:11- Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 2 west Main Street for an MVA with fluids down. Crews arrived on scene and applied floor dry and stood by until the towing company arrived. Chief 730 had command and units were on scene for less then 30 mins.