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Incidents for which we were dispatched (see Note 1)Hide

1980
Fire, Williamstown

2011
Wires down, 517 Pottsville Street (Box 23-1)
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Companies 23, 22, and 24 dispatched class 3 to 517 Pottsville Street in Wiconisco for a report of wires down. Chief 23-1 held company 22 in quarters. Truck 22 stood by in quarters with 5. Chief 23-1 arrived on scene and held the box to company 23, placing company 22 available.
2013
Medical Assist, 801 Market Street (Box 22-2)
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At the request of Medic Chief 6A, Company 22 dispatched class three to 801 Market Street in Lykens for a lift assist. Utility 22 responded with 5 and on arrival, crew assisted Life Team unit 1-9 with removing an extremely obese patient from his residence to their transport unit, and then went available.
2015
Accident with no injury, 672 Main Street (Box 22-1)
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At the request of Chief 22 on scene with Lieutenant 22-1, Engine 22 and EMS dispatched class three to 672 Main Street in front of Boyers Store for a pickup truck into a telephone pole. Engine 22 responded with 4 and Utility 22 with 1, and 4 members were on scene POV. On arrival, crew secured the battery to the vehicle, directed traffic, and assisted PSP on scene until the arrival of a wrecker. After the vehicle was removed, command placed the box available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


2008
Goat Pen Fire - Halifax Twp., Dauphin Co., PA
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On the evening of February 18, 2008, a 15' x 30' goat pen at 239 Powell's Valley Road in Halifax Township, Dauphin County, PA, caught fire. Halifax and Fisherville fire companies responded to the scene to find the pen fully involved, with fire already through the roof. The owner was able to save four adult and five baby goats. Unfortunately, 23 goats perished in the fire.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1865
Columbia Burned by Sherman - Columbia, SC
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On February 17, 1865, during the Civil War, much of Columbia, South Carolina, was destroyed by fire while being occupied by Union troops under the command of General William Tecumseh Sherman. The Union forces set the South Carolina State House on fire during the burning of Columbia.
1923
Manhattan State Hospital Fire - Ward's Island, NY

1967
Hydroelectric Tunnel Explosion - Brazil

2003
Daegu Subway Fire - Daegu, South Korea
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A fire in a subway at Daegu, South Korea, on February 18, 2003, killed 198 people and injured 147 others. An arsonist had set fire to a train that was stopped at the Jungangno station of the Daegu Metropolitan Subway. The fire then spread to a second train which had entered the station from the opposite direction. Toxic smoke from burning plastics and composites filled the tunnels and the subway station. The arsonist was a 56 year-old unemployed former taxi driver who had suffered a stroke in November 2001 that left him partly paralyzed. He was dissatisfied with his medical treatment.
2004
Nishapur Train Disaster - Nishapur, Iran
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On February 18, 2004, a train carrying sulfur, gasoline, and fertilizer derailed and caught fire near the town of Nishapur, Iran. As firefighters and rescue personnel worked at the scene, a massive explosion destroyed the train and many nearby buildings. The incident killed 295 people, mostly rescue workers. The local governor, mayor, head of fire service, and head of rail service were also killed.
2008
Pipeline Explosion - Mountaintop, PA

2008
Oil Refinery Explosion - Big Spring, TX


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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.
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