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1906
Fire, R. Coble & Son's
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Fire alarm sounded at 11:15 AM on Saturday, January 13, 1906 and the company responded to the scene of fire at R. Coble's & Son's store on Main Street. Connections were made to the plug at the corner of Main and Market Streets, but water was not needed. The fire had been caught in time and extinguished with a small garden hose.
1995
Car Fire, 500 Bl Main St (Box 22-19)

1996
Transformer Fire, 500 Bl Pottsville St (Box 23-19)

1996
Medical Assist, 330 Main Street (Box 22-11)

2013
Medical Assist, 100 South West Street (Box 27-1)
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At the request of Command 27 and EMS, Utility 22 dispatched class three to 100 South West Street in Gratz at the Park Terrace Apartments for a medical assist for lifting. Utility 22 responded class three with 5, and on arrival, assisted members of Rescue 27 and Medic 6 with lifting an extremely large patient from his apartment into their transport unit, and then went available.
2018
Medical Assist, 617 Arch Street (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to 617 Arch Street in Lykens for a child choking and EMS coming from a distance away. Chief 22 responded POV and Truck 22 went enroute with 4 and Utility 22 with 2. On arrival, crew started patient care until the arrival of EMS from Medic 6 and 24. Command then placed the company available.
2019
Pedestrian Struck, 415 Main Street (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to the area in front of 415 Main Street for a child struck by a vehicle. Chiefs 22-2 and 22 responded to the scene and Engine 22 went enroute with 4. Patient care was started until the arrival of the Engine and Medic 6. After transferring care to EMS command placed the box available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1954
Burning Street Lights - Millersburg, PA
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Millersburg Fireman were called to South Front Street at 8:50 p.m. when a street light at Allman's Grocery Store started burning. Wires were burned off of the pole and power was knocked out to the area. Then twenty minutes later, a street light started burning at Pine and Walnut Streets, setting the pole on fire.
2000
Chimney Fire - Gratz, PA

Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1940
Marlborough Hotel Fire - Minneapolis, MN

1961
National Reactor Testing Station Explosion - Idaho Falls, ID

1969
Gulf Oil Farm Fire - Chelsea, MA

2001
Oak Orchard House Fire - Oak Orchard, DE
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In Oak Orchard, Delaware, eleven family members died when fire swept through their home at 3 a.m. on January 3, 2001. Fire started in the kitchen in the single-story ranch house near Indian River Bay. One of the family members called 911 to report the fire. Firefighters quickly put out the blaze and found body after body. Rescue workers performed CPR on some of the victims in a failed effort to revive them. The deceased represented four generations of the family, and included seven children ranging in age from an infant to a 6-year-old.

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Notes

1.The section of calls we've responded to has been compiled from fire company records, newspapers, and other sources. Listings for years prior to 1981 might be incomplete.
2.The listing of local incidents is for incidents that happened around our local area, including some from Lykens for which the fire company was not dispatched. It is certainly not a complete listing, and is not intended to be. It is included here for your entertainment. Incidents listed here have been gathered from public sources.
3.The listing of other noteworthy incidents includes incidents from anywhere outside our local area (for which we were not dispatched). Also included in this section are historical events from our fire company, Lykens, or around the world. It is certainly not a complete listing, and is not intended to be. It is included here for your entertainment. Incidents and events listed here have been gathered from public sources.
4.These lists can be filtered. Use the control section above to activate or de-activate filtering. Filtering will not affect the list of incidents we've responded to. But, it will be applied to both the other lists.

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