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1992
Medical Assist, 757 Main St (Box 22-11)

1998
Structure Fire, 531 Greenwood Rd (Box 66-11)

1999
Medical Assist, 622 North Street (Box 22-1)
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Company-22 was dispatched to assist EMS with the extrication of a cardiac arrest victim from a second floor bedroom window. Engine-22 responded with a crew of six, Truck-22 with a crew of five. The Engine staged at Market and North Streets, with the Truck going to side-1. Unable to raise boom due to wires, the crew used a ladder haul system with a stokes basket and ropes to extricate and remove patient from the second floor window to an awaiting ambulance for transport.
2017
Medical Assist, 616 Parkview Road (Box 22-2)
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At the request of EMS on scene Company 22 dispatched class three to 616 Park View Road in Lykens for a lift assist. Chief and Lieutenant 22 responded to the scene POV and Truck 22 went enroute with 7. On arrival, the crew assisted EMS with removing the patient from the residence to their transport unit and then went available.
2017
Medical Assist, 120 Main Street (Box 22-1)
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At the request of Medic 6 on scene, Company 22 dispatched class three to 120 Main Street in Lykens for a lift assist. Engine 22 responded with 6 and Chief 22 POV. On arrival the crew assisted EMS with packaging and removing the patient from the residence to their transport unit and then went available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


2008
Vehicle Accident - Route 4016 - Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill Co., PA

Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1555
Rowand Taylor Burned at the Stake - Hadleigh, England
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Rowand Taylor burnt at Hadleigh, in England, for resisting the establishment of papal worship in his church. Great efforts were made to induce him to recant, which he firmly rejected, and proceeded to the stake with great courage. During the burning, he stood without crying or moving until one of the executioners struck him on the head and his corpse fell down into the fire.
1619
Lucilto Vanini Burned - Toulouse, France

1863
First US Fire Extinguisher Patent - Virginia

1942
USS Lafayette Fire - New York, NY

1982
Hotel New Japan Fire - Akasaka, Japan

2001
Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville Collision - Oahu, HI
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The Ehime Maru, a Japanese fishing training ship, and USS Greeneville, a United States Navy submarine, collided at sea on February 9, 2001, about 9 nautical miles off the south coast of Oahu, Hawaii. In a demonstration for some civilian visitors, Greeneville performed an emergency surfacing maneuver. As the submarine surfaced, it struck and seriously damaged the Ehime Maru, a high-school fishing training ship from Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Within minutes of the collision, Ehime Maru sank. Nine of its crew members were killed, including four high school students.
2008
Vinzenz Retirement Home Fire - Egg, Austria


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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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