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

1998
Car Fire endangering a structure, 9484 Rt 209 (Box 24-3)
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Tanker 22 dispatched to assist company 24 on a car fire endangering a structure. Tanker 22 responded with 2, and upon arrival, observed a car on fire within a few feet of an occupied structure, between an outbuilding and the house. Tanker was requested to stand by behind Engine 24, and staged there until released by command without dumping any water.
1998
Relocate, Station 21 (Box 20-1)
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Engine 22 was requested to relocate to Elizabethville Station 21 while Company 21 was on a fire call to Millersburg. Engine 22 responded and stayed at Station 21 without incident until released.
2001
Structure Fire, 599 Cemetery Rd (Box 24-1)
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Truck 22 was dispatched to assist Companies 23, 24, and 66 with a house fire adjacent to a cemetery in Williams Township, east of Williamstown. The truck arrived on the scene and was staged on the hard road, with the personnel sent to the scene. The building was burned to the ground by time of arrival. The crew assisted with suppression, salvage, and overhaul.
2013
Structure Fire, 859 East Market Street (Box 27-1)
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The 27-1 box dispatched for a structure fire at 859 East Market Street, sending companies 27, 26, 28. Northumberland 65 and Truck 22. Multiple calls reported a fully involved structure and the box was upgraded to the first alarm, sending additional units from 20, 21, 23, and Schuylkill 14-10. Truck 22 responded with 7, and Utility 22 with 3. On arrival the Truck had side A and set up for master stream operations on a fully involved ranch home with fire showing everywhere. Engines 27 and 28 dropped 5 inch from a hydrant by the fair grounds and laid out approximately 2000 feet to Rescue 28, which supplied Engine 27 which supplied Truck 22. Rescue 21 was added to the hose relay by the hydrant to boost pressure. The structure eventually collapsed on itself, and crews had extensive overhaul and extinguishment to perform. PSP and Dauphin County fire marshal called to the scene. Crews continued with suppression activities and overhaul, with the Utility crew supplementing the RIT team for Rescue 23 until the arrival of Truck 20. Schuylkill Rescue Engine 650 was re-located to Station 22. Command began releasing units after control was marked, and the Truck and Utility crew assisted Engine 27 with getting their hose bed re-packed before being released from the scene and available. Units on the call: Engine, Rescue, and Tanker 27 Engine, Tanker, and Squad 26 Engine, Rescue, and Tanker 28 Northumberland Engine 65 Schuylkill Engine 14-10 Rescue 23 Trucks 22 and 20 Utility 22 Rescue 21 Medic 6 FM-1 PSP PPL Frontier Comcast
2015
Trailer Fire, Market Street (Box 23-2)
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Companies 23, 22, Engine 27 for RIT and Rescue 21 and EMS dispatched class one to the area of Market Street and Pottsville Street in Wiconisco Township for a reported structure fire. Chief 23 responded POV, and was advised by Chief 22-2 who had arrived on scene that it was an abandoned trailer below the Twp sewer plant next to a trailer that had burned several years ago. Truck 22 responded with 3, Engine 22 with 3, and Chief 22 and 22-2 POV. On the arrival of Chief 23, he held the box to companies 23 and 22. The Engine and Truck staged on Market Street and sent their manpower forward. Engine 22 later repositioned next to Engine 23 and gave them their water. Crews continued to assist with overhaul until released by command.
2016
Tree fire, 260 Glen Park Road (Box 22-2)
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Engine 22 dispatched class one to the Lykens Glen Park for a tree on fire. Chief 22 responded POV and Engine 22 went enroute with 6. On arrival, Lykens PD had the majority of the fire knocked down. A PW was used to put out the remaining fire. Command then placed the box available.
2018
Flooding, 417 West Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 416 West Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 522 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 500 Main Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 524 Edward Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 429 North 2nd Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 403 South 2nd Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 400 Pine Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 461 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 449 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 457 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 444 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 651 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 417 West Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 407 Market Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 189 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 514 North Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
2018
Flooding, 403 South 2nd Street (Box 22-1)
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While Lykens Boro was experiencing heavy rains for an extended period of time, calls for flooded basements began pouring in to Station 22. Company 22 was alerted by Dauphin County dispatch to the above address for a flooded basement. Company 22 members responded with pumps by POV to the address and pumped out the basement before moving on to the next location that needed assistance.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1947
Plane Crash - Lykens Twp, Dauphin Co, PA
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Early morning on July 25, 1947, two people were killed in a plane crash at the Gratz Airport. David Savage (29) of Fountain, and Mary Willier (29), of Hegins, set off for a midnight pleasure ride. They burned to death when their plane crashed shortly after take off. Their bodies were identified by Dr. S.E. Herrold, of Lykens, Dauphin County Deputy Coroner.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1962
Propane Tank Trailer Explosion - Berlin, NY


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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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