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1930
Brush Fire, Above Opera House

1930
Fire, Jacob Selina's, South 2nd St

1960
Shed Fire, Pickel Henery's

1968
Fire, Loyalton
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Fire of undetermined origin destroyed an unoccupied home north of Loyalton on Monday Evening, April 29, 1968. Liberty Hose Company No. 2 of Lykens received the call for help about 7:30 p.m. The home, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bonawitz of Loyalton, was located in a small wooded area just north of the village. Lykens and Elizabethville fire companies as well as the Lykens Forestry group responded to the alarm. The home was a total loss.
1999
Station 21, Relocate (Box 20-1)
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Engine 22 was requested to relocate to Station 21 while Company 21 was on the scene of a commercial structure fire at 125 Gearhart Street, at the Alvord Polk Tool Company, in Millersburg. Engine 22 responded and stood by at Station 21 until released by Chief 21. Companies 20, 21, 29, 26 were on the fire scene, with Northumberland County Company 62 relocated to Station 20.
2006
Brush Fire endang house, 5100 block of Rt 147 (Box 20-5)
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Truck-22 was dispatched, in place of Truck-20, to an area in Upper Paxton Township for a brush fire endangering a house. The truck responded with a crew of six, but was canceled by Command-20 just after response.
2011
Automatic Fire Alarm, 759 Main Street (Box 22-2)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to 759 Main Street in Lykens Boro for an automatic fire alarm. Engine 22 responded with 4 and Truck 22 with 2, and Chief 22 POV from out of town. Engine 22 arrived on scene side A, and the crew could smell burned food from the outside. After gaining entry to the structure, they found the occupant in the dining room and a pan on fire on the kitchen stove. The elderly occupant was removed from the structure and the pan removed from the building. Truck 22 arrived on side A and the crew ventilated the smoke from the structure while EMS was requested to examine the occupant. Company 23's fire police were dispatched to assist with traffic control on Main Street. After venting the building and securing the stove, the occupant was allowed back into her home and the box was placed available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1976
Ben Franklin Store Opened in Lykens - Lykens, PA

Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1916
Post Office Fire - Dublin, Ireland

1986
Los Angeles Library Fire - Los Angelas, CA

1992
Los Angeles Riots Fires - Los Angelas, CA


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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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