At 7:50 AM on Friday November 1st, Squad 1651 was dispatched to Tunkhannock Twp. Fire Company (Monroe 42) for a standby. The Squad went enroute with a crew of 3 and arrived at Station 42 around 8:30 AM. The crew had just got done backing the rig into 42's quarters when Carbon County advised us that Monroe requested not only the Squad, but a full response for a Building Fire at Pocono Manor Resort in Pocono Twp,, PA. In addition to the Squad, both Tanker 1632 & 1633 made the response as well. The Squad went to staging, its crew went to the scene & both tankers started to shuttle their water. Later on in the day, the Squad was relocated from Staging to a local pond to establish a Fill Site to help fill tankers. District 16 was on scene for over 24 hours during this incident.
42 entries in the Call History
At 06:20 PM, AVFC was dispatched along with Lake Harmony & Penn Forest Fire Companies for a Chimney Fire at # 7 Holiday Court in Holiday Pocono, Albrightsville. 2 attack lines were pulled from Squad 16 to extinguish the fire, and part of the roof was opened up to check for extension. Units were in service for around 2 and a half hours.
At 7:50 AM on Friday November 1st, Squad 1651 was dispatched to Tunkhannock Twp. Fire Company (Monroe 42) for a standby. The Squad went enroute with a crew of 3 and arrived at Station 42 around 8:30 AM. The crew had just got done backing the rig into 42's quarters when Carbon County advised us that Monroe requested not only the Squad, but a full response for a Building Fire at Pocono Manor Resort in Pocono Twp,, PA. In addition to the Squad, both Tanker 1632 & 1633 made the response...
At 12:43 AM, Squad 1651, Rescue Engine 1653 & Tac 1611 responded to a single vehicle crash at mile marker 281.0 Westbound on Interstate 80, along with Lake Harmony Fire & EMS. Squad 1651 arrived first, finding a car into a guard-rail with minor injuries. The battery was secured by the Squad crew and the patient was assessed by EMS. 1611 & 53 were returned before they arrived & the incident was turned over to District 17, who also cleared shortly after.
At 03:05 AM, Tanker 1632 & Tanker 1633 responded to a house fire on Queens Way in Robin Hood Lakes, Polk Township. The tankers shuttled water while the crews assisted with overhaul. Both units were in-service for a little over an hour.
At 10:29 PM, Squad 1651, Rescue Engine 1653 & Tanker 1633 responded to a reported structure fire at the Holiday Inn Express on Route 940 along with Districts 17 (Lake Harmony) & 22 (Penn Forest # 2). The initial report was smoke coming from the roof. Crews checked the building, found nothing & returned to service just before midnight.
At 06:15 PM, Squad 1651, Rescue Engine 1653, Attack 1643 & QRS 1652 responded to a vehicle fire at mile marker 92.3 Northbound on the PA Turnpike. Squad 16 & Engine 17 (Lake Harmony) arrived simultaneously with an SUV well off on the right shoulder. Both units pulled an 1 3/4" attack line to control the blaze. Units were in service for about an hour and a half.
At 08:27 PM, Rescue Engine 1653, Utility 1643 & Tac 1611 responded to a single vehicle rollover at mile marker 88.2 South on the PA Turnpike. The patients self extricated (minor injuries) & AVFC remained on scene until the vehicle was towed.
At 7:02 PM, Squad 1651, Tac 1611 (and later Utility 1643) responded to assist Lake Harmony for a rescue of a lost ATV'er behind the Pocono Conference center on Hospitality Way off Route 940. Tac 1611 & Utility 1643 returned to station about an hour later while the Squad stayed on scene until after midnight, when the ATV'er made it out of the woods safe & sound.
At 9:02 PM, Squad 1651 responded to a Fire Alarm at Mountain Laurel Resort. Lake Harmony Fire & EMS (District 17) also responded. Chief 1701 recalled the assignment shortly after.
At 11:59 PM, Squad 1651 & Brush 1643 responded to the Hickory Run Camp Ground for a dumpster fire. The fire was small in nature, involving a smoldering mattress & a small amount of trash. The fire was extinguished with the booster line off the Squad. Units were on scene for about an hour and a half.
At 11:04 PM, Squad 1651 responded to 4 Willowbrook Drive in Split Rock for a Fire Alarm. Lake Harmony Fire & EMS (District 17) also responded. Chief 1701 recalled the assignment.
At 12:25 PM, Tac 1611 responded to a Fire Alarm at Mountain Laurel Resort. Lake Harmony Fire & EMS (District 17) also responded. Chief 1701 recalled the assignment shortly after.
5:44pm we responded to a QRS call along with Lake Harmony EMS and Lehighton ALS
This afternoon we responded to a call on the turnpike tractor trailer accident reported with heavy entrapment. Carbon County Districts 4, 5, 12, and 16 responded along with Lehighton ALS and Medivac.http://www.tnonline.com/2017/jan/11/driver-flown-tractor-trailer-wreck-turnpike#undefined.gbpl
AVFC responded to a Motor vehicle accident reported with entrapment on interstate 80. Carbon Districts 12 station 2, 16, 17, Lehighton ALS, Lake Harmony Ambulance, Monroe station 42 and two aero-medical responded.
Fire companies from multiple counties responded to a wildfire in Kidder Township along with Carbon County Mobile EMA, Lake Harmony Rescue Squad and White Haven Ambulance. Crews worked on controlling the fire for several hours, when DCNR eventually decided to release the volunteers. Over 160 acres of property was burned.
Albrightsville QRS was dispatched along with Lake Harmony Rescue Squad and Lehighton ALS to Rt 534 west. While on scene it was found appropriate to fly the patient. 1608 had Medevac 4 dispatched to land at the Albrightsville Fire Department. There a landing zone was established and crews awaited the helicopter's arrival.
42 entries in the Call History
Lehighton Ambulance Association, EMS Sta 5, ALS for all of Carbon County, PA
Lake Harmony Fire Company, Fire Dist 17, Lake Harmony, Kidder Twp, Carbon County, PA
Emergency Helicopter Service from Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Dauphin County, PA