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

1900
Fire, Henry Feindt's Stable
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The first fire in 1900 was on August 10th at 6 o'clock PM. Liberty Hose Company promptly responded, made attachment, and put water on the fire. Damage was slight.
1985
Search & Rescue, Minnich's Hit (Box 216-3)
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Company 22 was dispatched to the area of the picnic grounds at Minnich's Hit to help locate several missing children. Engine 22 and Utility 22 responded to the scene with PSP and EMS from L & W Ambulance Company 22. Upon arrival, the children, who had been reported missing, had been found and the company went available.
2003
Automatic Alarm, 300 Main St (Box 22-1)
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Engine and Truck 22 responded to a smoke alarm sounding in a first floor apartment. The company arrived on scene to find a smoke alarm located in the kitchen of an empty first floor apartment sounding alarm. Investigation found that the smoke alarm was packed with plaster dust from recent dry wall work in the apartment, which caused it to malfunction. The company was placed available by Chief-22.
2003
Medical Assist, Glen Rd (Box 22-2)
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Company-22 was dispatched per request of the police department and EMS to assist with the location and apprehension of an individual who was in need of medical attention. Company personnel helped locate the individual and assist him into the ambulance for transport.
2005
Medical Assist, Rear of 329 Market Street (Box 22-1)
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Engine-22 and Truck-22 were dispatched to assist EMS with extrication of an obese patient from the second floor of the old Lykens Dairy Building. Crews arrived on scene, extricated the patient via a second floor window, and transferred him to EMS for transport. Note: This was the last working call for the Snorkel before being taken out of service.
2007
Cardiac Arrest, 15 South Second Street (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 was dispatched to the Rattling Creek Apartments at 15 South Second Street for a cardiac arrest AED call. Truck 22 responded with a crew of six. Upon arrival on scene, the crew was met by EMS personnel and was advised that the patient was deceased. Truck 22 went available.
2011
Medical Assist, 801 Market Street (Box 22-2)
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At the request of EMS, Company 22 dispatched class three to 801 Market Street in Lykens to assist them with unloading an extremely obese patient from their transport unit to the residence. Engine 22 responded with 6, Chief 22 POV, and 4 additional members POV to the scene. On arrival, the crew assisted EMS with moving the patient back into his home, and then went available.
2014
Medical Assist, 559 North Second Street (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 dispatched with EMS to 559 North Second Street in Lykens to assist an obese person that had fallen in her bedroom and could not get up without assistance. Utility 22 responded class three with 4, and on arrival, got the patient up and into her chair, and then went available.
2015
Structure Fire, 215 Matter Lane (Box 20-2)
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Box 20-2 dispatched class one for a working structure fire, bringing companies 20, 26, 21, 29 and 28. At the 6 minute mark Truck 22 dispatched to the call. The Truck and Utility had just completed a public service call and went enroute in seconds, The Truck with 6 and the utility with 4. As they were entering Elizabethville, Command 20 placed the Truck available. The truck and utility then proceeded to Station 21 to standby (see next call).
2015
Standby, 333 West Main Street (Box 21-1)
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Truck 22 with 6 and Utility 22 with 4 relocated to Station 21 in Elizabethville while companies 20, 21, 26, 29 and 28 were working a structure fire in Upper Paxton Township. The crews were joined by Rescue Engine 49 on standby, with one member of Company 21 standing by in their Station. They remained at the station without incident until released by Chief 21.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1969
Vehicle Accident - Route 209 - Williams Twp, Dauphin Co, PA
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A two car accident occurred on Route 209, about a mile south of Williamstown, on the afternoon of Sunday, August 10, 1969. The victims were taken to the Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisburg. Gary Page, age 19, of Wiconisco, received a fractured right arm and multiple cuts. Joseph Warfel, age 55, of Williamstown, suffered head injuries and was admitted into the intensive care unit.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1955
Gateway Restaurant Fire - Andover, OH


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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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