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

1984
Accident w/inj, Food-Rite Lot (Box 22-1)

1990
Structure Fire, 704 Mountain St (Box 23-11)
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Company 22 was dispatched to assist Company 23 on a structure fire at the residence of three members of the L & W Ambulance Association, the Waters family. Engine 22 and Tanker 22 responded to the call, and found Engine 23, Squad 23, and Tanker 23 at the scene of a 2-story wood frame residence, with heavy smoke pushing out of the roof and second floor and fire visible on the first floor. The crew assisted with suppression activities, advancing two lines into the structure - one on the first floor, and one up a ladder on side-4 to the second floor rear bedroom. Crews ventilated the roof. It took quite some time to root out all fire before control was marked. The crews remained on scene performing overhaul until released by Chief 23. Note: While Company 23 crews were working on the first floor, they could hear radio traffic on Med-9, and discovered a partially melted Motorola Minitor II still in a charger, still functioning.
1991
Medical Assist, 344 North St (Box 22-11)

1996
Accident w/injuries, 117 Main Street (Box 22-19)
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Engine 22 and Squad 23 were dispatched to the intersection of Main and Line Streets for an accident with unknown injuries. Chief 23 arrived on location first and placed the box in service, advising that there was no accident but rather a car with a mechanical problem.
1997
Structure Fire, Kimmel's (Box 23-17)

1998
Fire Reported Out, 320 S 2nd St (Box 22-1)

1998
Washdown, Glen Rd (Box 22-1)

2001
Accident w/inj, 317 Main St (Box 22-1)

2008
Smoke in a Structure, 621 East Grand Avenue (Box S.C.)
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Truck 22 was dispatched to 621 East Grand Avenue in Tower City, Schuylkill County, for a report of smoke in an apartment. The truck responded with a crew of six, and was canceled while en route.
2015
Structure Fire, 203 Oak Street (Box 23-1)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to assist company 23 with a garage fire at 203 Oak Street in Wiconisco Township. Companies 21 and 27 and 24 EMS also on the call. Engine 22 responded with 4, Truck 22 with 6, and Utility 22 with 5. On arrival, the Truck took side A, and the Engine staged above Engine 23 and sent manpower forward. Crews assisted 23 with extinguishment and salvage and overhaul until released by Command 23.
2017
Medical Assist, 611 Spruce Street (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to 611 Spruce Street in Lykens for a medical assist. EMS had an extended ETA. Truck 22 responded with 6, Engine 22 with 3, and Chief 22 POV. Lykens PD was on scene. On arrival, the crew established patient contact and began treatment until the arrival of Medic 6. Crew then assisted EMS with transferring patient to the ambulance for a trip to Station 23 LZ for a trip by helicopter to the hospital. After the transfer was complete command placed the company available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1934
Structure Fire - Williamstown, PA
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Fire of undetermined origin completely destroyed the coal and wood house on the property of Annie Rominski in Williamstown on Friday, August 3, 1934. With the timely arrival of the Williamstown firemen, the flames were quickly extinguished with no further damage done.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1983
Warehouse Fire - Hamburg, Germany


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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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