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

1903
Fire, Fisher & Jones Paper Mill
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Fire alarm sounded from Fisher and Jones Paper Mill at 3 o'clock PM on May 28, 1903. The company responded promptly. In four minutes after the alarm sounded the company had water on the fire. The connection was made at the plug on Taylor's corner.
1980
Vehicle Fire, Lykens Dairy
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In the early morning hours of May 28th, Company 22 dispatched for a reported car on fire in the parking lot next to the Lykens Dairy. Engine 22 responded and on arrival had a fully involved car on fire. The crew extinguished the fire, performed mop up, and then returned to quarters.
1981
Shed Fire, Harner's (Box 22-)

1990
Accident w/inj, Coaldale Rd (Box 23-19)

1992
Structure Fire, 109 Middle Rd (Box 19-41)

1993
Brush Fire, Carsonville Rd (Box 19-41)
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Tanker 22 was dispatched to a brush fire in Jefferson Township, but was canceled before response.
1999
Accident w/ Injuries, Glen Road (Box 22-2)
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Firefighters responded to the station at the sound of the hand pull alarm and were informed of an accident with injuries on the Glen Road. Engine 22 responded to the scene and assisted EMS until released.
2006
Relocate, Station 20 (Box 20-1)
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Truck-22 was dispatched to relocate to Millersburg Station-20 while Companies 20, 21, 26, and 29 were working a commercial structure fire at Wayne's Inn at 167 Center Street in Millersburg. The truck responded with a crew of five and stood by in Station-20 with Engine-26 and Squad-26 until released by Command-20.
2006
Medical Assist, Powells Valley Road (Box 216-8)
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Company-22 was dispatched to assist EMS with the extrication of a patient from a wooded area above the Lykens Reservior. Truck-22 responded with a crew of seven and arrived on the scene with Medic-6 to find a patient with a foot injury, approximately 100 yards off the road. The crew placed the patient in a stokes basket, brought her out to the transport unit, and went available.
2011
Pump detail, 403 South Second Street (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 alerted to respond to 403 South Second Street in Lykens for a pump detail. Crew members responded to that location POV and pumped out the basement.
2016
AFA, 5074 Route 209 (Box 21-5)
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Company 21 and Truck 22 dispatched class one to 5074 Route 209 in Washington Township at the NAPA Parts Store for an automatic fire alarm. Truck 22 responded with 7 and was placed in service while enroute by Command 21.
2016
AFA, 5074 Route 209 (Box 21-5)
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Company 21 and Truck 22 dispatched class one to 5074 Route 209 in Washington Township at the NAPA Auto Parts Store for an automatic fire alarm. Truck 22 responded with 4 and was placed in service by command 21 right after response.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1934
Accident - Truck Hit Pole - Upper Paxton Twp, Dauphin Co, PA
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On Monday, May 28, 1934, a Ford truck driven by Mark Sherk, of Fredericksburg, missed a curve on the highway between Berrysburg and Millersburg, and struck a telephone pole. Sherk was thrown from the truck, sustaining injuries to his head and body. The injured man was taken to the office of Dr. Bogar for first aid, who ordered his removal to the hospital, where it was found that his skull, three ribs, and a shoulder had been fractured.
2006
Wayne's Inn Fire - Millersburg, PA

Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1845
Quebec Fire - Quebec, Quebec, Canada

1900
Reds' Grandstand Fire - Cincinnati, OH

1965
Dhori Mine Fire - Dhanbad, India

1977
Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire - Southgate, KY


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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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