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

1907
Fire, Brewery
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Fire alarm sounded at 4:30 PM for a fire that broke out at the Brewery's old office. The company responded with both carts, but did not connect to a plug.
1996
Structure Fire, 129 W Broad St (Box 24-11)
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Truck 22 and Engine 22 were dispatched to Williamstown for a structure fire on Broad Street. Companies 24, 23, 66, Muir's tanker, and Tower City's air unit were also dispatched. Truck 22 and Engine 22 responded and were advised of a fire in the basement. Captain 24 arrived on the scene and canceled the box, placing all units in service.
1997
Tree on Wires, 469 Main St (Box 22-19)

2007
Accident with injuries, 811 Main Street (Box 22-2)
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Engines 22 and 23 were dispatched for a report of an accident in the 800-Block of Main Street, with wires down and a possible car into a house. EMS from Medic 6 arrived on scene and found no vehicle and no one injured, but did find phone wires knocked down. Engine 22 responded and had Engine 23 hold in quarters. Upon Engine 22's arrival on scene and confirmation of EMS's findings, Chief 22-1 placed the box in service.
2014
Outside fire, 628 North 2nd Street (Rear) (Box 22-1)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to the rear of the Lykens Historical Society Building for a report of leaves on fire under fuel tanks. Chief 22 responded POV and on arrival, found the fire knocked down by neighbors using a bucket brigade. Chief 22 advised Engine 22 to respond class three, which they did with 4. On arrival, one line was pulled to wet down the area and check for hot spots. After assisting PD with scene investigation, command placed the company available.
2019
AFA, 556 Hemlock Road (Box 19-2)
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Company 19 and Truck 22 dispatched class one to 556 Hemlock Road in Jefferson Township on the 19-2 box for an automatic fire alarm. Truck 22 responded with 6 and was canceled while enroute by Chief 19 on scene.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1901
Wagon Accident - Beer Spilled - Lykens, PA
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On Wednesday evening, August 15, 1901, George Kosier's team loaded with freight of various kinds, was upset in front of H.E. Henry's bakery shop. The team had been backed to the pavement to unload bread for Mr. Henry, who has it shipped to him from Steelton until his new oven is completed. In starting off again, the driver turned too abruptly, resulting in the overturning of the wagon and throwing the horse. Among the contents of the wagon were a number of cases of beer, which were scattered around and several bottles broken. The horse was unhitched from the wagon and got up, after which the wagon was righted and reloaded. Neither the horse nor the wagon sustained injury.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1923
Frontier #1Coal Mine Explosion - Kemmerer, WY


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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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