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2006
Flooding, Borough of Lykens (Box 22-1)
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Company-22 was dispatched to various locations throughout the Borough for reports of basement flooding as a result of heavy rains that have been in the area for several days. Addresses serviced were 403 South Second Street, 212 North Second Street, 203 Main Street, 660 and 656 North Street. Basements were pumped, sump pumps were started, and other duties were performed by company members throughout the night.
2013
Medical Assist, 801 Market Street (Box 22-2)
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Company 22 dispatched class three to 801 Market Street in Lykens to assist EMS with moving an extremely obese patient from their unit to his residence. Utility 22 responded class 3, and on arrival, assisted EMS with the transfer and then went available.
2015
Smoke in a Structure, 420 Division Street (Box 22-1)
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The 22-1 box was dispatched class one for a report of smoke in an apartment located at 420 Division Street in Lykens. This sent Engines 22, 23, and 24, Rescues 23 and 21, and Truck 22. Chiefs 22 and 23 responded POV to the scene, Engine 22 with 5, Truck 22 with 4, and Utility 22 with 2. On the arrival of the Chief, he established command and had a one story duplex apartment building and found that the occupant of the apartment had a smoke alarm sounding with no smoke. It was determined to be a false trip and command placed the box in service.
2017
Wires down, 177 North Street (Box 22-1)
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Engine 22 dispatched class three to 177 North Street in Lykens for wires down. Engine 22 responded with 4, Utility 22 with 1, and Chiefs 22 and 22-1 POV. On arrival, the service wires, phone and cable lines to the address were down as a result of the pole along side the trailer coming down. The PPL pole number was called in and after the arrival of PPL, the units went available.
2019
Tree on a truck, 565 Main St Rear (Box 22-1)
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At the request of Chief 22-1 on scene Utility 22 dispatched class three to North 3rd Street behind 565 Main Street for a truck that struck a tree limb and came down blocking the alley. Chiefs 22 and 22-1 were on scene POV. Utility 22 responded with 2 and approached the scene from the Pine Street side. Using chain saws the crew cut up the tree and Lykens Boro provided a back hoe and dump truck to haul the debris away. Lykens PD was on scene. After the truck was towed away command placed the box available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


2007
Field Fire - Jackson Twp, Dauphin Co, PA

Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1137
Bath Fire - Bath, England

1689
Dover Attacked by Indians - Dover, NH

1990
Forest Fires - Santa Barbara County, 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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