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2003
Structure Fire, 3 Maple Lane (Box 24-3)
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Truck 22, along with Companies 24, 23, 66, and Schuylkill 66 were dispatched to Williamstown for a reported kitchen fire. Truck 22 responded, and was advised that it was a stove fire, now reported out. Tanker 24 arrived on scene and reported nothing showing. Chief 24-1 held the box to Company 24 and placed all other units in service.
2004
Fuel Spill, 304 Main Street (Box 22-1)
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The company was dispatched to the scene of a fuel spill per request of local Police Officer 4574. Upon arrival on the scene, an older model Chevrolet Blazer was found to be leaking fuel from its fuel tank. An inspection by personnel found a split seam in the rear of the fuel tank, with a pencil width stream of gasoline spilling into the gutter of Main Street. A piggy was placed at the low end of the spill, and 5 pounds of absorbent was applied to what had spilled. The Police Department contacted the owner of the vehicle and advised him to remove the vehicle from the highway. The owner drove the vehicle out of the Borough and personnel swept up the absorbent and cleared the scene.
2006
Medical Assist, 420 North Second Street (Box 22-1)
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Company-22 was dispatched class-3 to assist EMS with a possible Carbon Monoxide call. Truck-22 responded with a crew of seven. Upon arrival, the crew checked the residence with a CO monitor and found readings of 0ppm. The crew assisted EMS with getting the patient into the transport unit, and went available.
2012
Mountain Fire, Powells Valley Road (Box 216-8)
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With numerous reports and visual sightings of heavy smoke blowing over Lykens, Chiefs 22-1 and 22-2 took Utility 22 and went searching for the possible location of the smoke that appeared to be coming from the area of the mountain south of town. With the assistance of Chief 23-1, they eventually found the source of the smoke. Thy discovered a mountain fire in the area of Powells Valley Road and Stone Cabin Run Road, about one half mile back into the state game lands. Companies 22 and 23 were dispatched class one. Chief 22 responded POV and requested 4 additional brush units and 4 engine companies for manpower. Engine 22 responded with 6, and units began staging in the parking lot next to the Minnich's Hit Road entrance and met up with units from DCNR. Crews formed up and began the trek back into the woods to attack the fire, clear fire breaks, and try and control the fire. Numerous additional resources were requested and sent from Dauphin, Schuylkill, and Northumberland Counties. A total of 14 separate fire crews spread out throughout the burn area and worked the fire along with 30 members of DCNR, which also had a tanker, brush rigs, and bulldozer sent to the scene. Company 34 sent their rehab trailer to the scene, and Engine 35 and later Cumberland Engine 20 (Summerdale) were relocated to station 22 during the event. Units dispatched and on scene of the event were: Engine 22 Utility 22 Engine 23 Tanker 23 Brush 23 Utility 23 Engine 24 Tanker 24 Attack 20 Utility 20 Utility 21 Brush 26 Brush 29 Engine 216 Brush 19 Utility 35 Engine 35 to station 22 (Linglestown) Rehab and Utility 34 (Paxtonia) Utility 31 (Edgemont) Schuylkill Brush 650 (Muir) Schuylkill Brush 14-40 (Sacramento) Schuylkill Brush 14-70 Schuylkill Brush 58-40 (Pine Grove) Schuylkill Brush 21-40 (Ravine) Northumberland Brush 653 (Sunbury) Cumberland Engine 20 (Summerdale) to station 22 DEMA director 1 DEMA 3, 10, and 12 Life Lion (flyover) Medic 6 DCNR multiple units Units worked the fire for several hours until control was made. Command began releasing units as mop up continued, with the total acreage involved at 59.4 acres burned.
2016
AFA, 9781 Route 209 (Box 24-2)
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Company 24, Schuylkill Engine 647 and Truck 22 dispatched class one to 9781 Route 209 to the Twin Valley Alliance Church in Williams Township for an automatic fire alarm. Truck 22 responded with 6, and was advised by command that it was a false trip, set off by cooking, and they were canceled prior to arrival.
2017
Structure Fire, 138 East South 2nd Street (Box 27-1)
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Truck 22 dispatched on the 27-1 box for a reported structure fire. Companies 27, 28, 26, Rescue 23 for RIT and Medic 6 also on the call. Truck 22 responded with 5 and on arrival took the A/D corner and laddered the 1 1/2 story wood frame single family 20 by 30 foot structure. Initial crews from 27 and 28 had a fire in a closet knocked down. Engine 26 set up at the hydrant at the Gratz water tower to supply 27. The Truck crew stood by until released by command.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1969
Vehicle Accident - Route 209 - Washington Twp, Dauphin Co, PA
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Thomas Cooper was driving on Route 209 about two miles east of Elizabethville, when, around 8:45 p.m., he attempted to pass another car. While doing this, a car driven by Charles Lenker Jr, of Millersburg, pulled out from a private driveway. Cooper's car brushed against Lenker's car and Cooper lost control. His car went off the roadway and struck a utility pole, shearing it in two. Cooper was treated for his injuries at the office of Dr. Herrold, in Lykens.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1927
Federal Coal Mine Explosion - Everetteville, WV


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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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