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

1969
Electrical Fire, Unrecorded Location

1982
Structure Fire, Carsonville (Box 19-)

1985
Barn Fire, Enterline (Box 29-3)
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Tanker 22 was dispatched to Jefferson Township for a barn fire. Tanker 22 responded with a crew of two, but was canceled enroute.
1997
Medical Assist, 121 Main St (Box 22-11)

1998
Structure Fire, 222 Main St (Box 22-1)

2004
Transfer, Station 20 (Box 20-1)
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Companies 20 and 21 were at a structure fire. Chief-20 requested an engine to standby in Station-20. Engine-22 was dispatched to relocate to Millersburg. Upon arrival at Station-20, Company-20 had ten personnel manning a second engine in their station. Lieutenant-22, after conferring with Chief 20-3, decided to relocate Engine-22 to stand by in Station-21.
2010
Commercial Structure Fire, 191 Quaker Drive (Box S.C.)
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Engine 27 and Truck 22 from Dauphin County were dispatched to Schuylkill County in Hubley Township to the Quaker Plant at 191 Quaker Drive for a commercial structure fire. Schuylkill County companies Sacramento, Hegins, and Valley View were also dispatched. On arrival of Chief 14 (Sacramento), he had fire coming from a roof vent over a collector unit, and he requested a second alarm, bringing a Truck from Pine Grove, Engines from Klingerstown and Muir, as well as Truck 20 from Millersburg. Truck 22 responded with 7, and arrived on scene 18 minutes later and set up on side A and went to the roof. Pine Grove Truck 58-25 set up on the B/C corner and also went to the roof, where the two crews worked together to vent the roof in three places. Crews from Gratz and Sacramento worked the interior with assistance from other companies on scene. Perry Truck 2 was relocated to Station 20. Not long after Truck 20 arrived on scene, they were placed available. Crews found fire venting from the roof over the dust collector unit, and it took time to access and extinguish the flames. Crew assisted with roof ops on scene until released by command 14.
2011
Medical Assist, 517 South Street (Box 22-1)
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At the request of Medic 6, Company 22 dispatched class one to assist them at The Family Practice Center at 517 South Street in Lykens for a cardiac arrest. EMS started enroute and was in the 400 block of Main Street when Truck 22 responded with 4 and Chief 22 POV. On arrival with Medic 6, Chief 22 transferred to and drove the EMS unit to a rendezvous with another Medic unit, and the Truck went available.
2011
Accident with injury, 5439 Powells Valley Road (Box 19-4)
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Engine 22 dispatched class one as next due Engine for 19 on the 19-4 box for a motorcycle accident with injury in the area of 5439 Powells Valley Road in Jefferson Township, in the area known as "the handboard". Rescue 23 previously dispatched and enroute. Engine 22 responded with 6, and on arrival, assisted EMS with moving the patient from the side of the road to their transport unit. The Engine then went available.
2012
Smoke in a Structure, 4955 Route 209 (Box 21-5)
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Company 21, 26 and Truck 22 and EMS dispatched class one to 4955 Route 209 in Washington Township at the Tractor Supply Store for a report of smoke in a structure. Truck 22 responded with 7, and on arrival, set up on side A in front of a 1 story commercial retail store. The store had a loss of power and an odor of something burning inside. Engine, Rescue and Tanker 21 were set up on the C/D side and Engine and Tanker 26 were on the A/D corner. Crews went interior with thermal cameras to check conditions and found nothing. The Truck crew went to the roof to check conditions there and everything was normal. Investigation by the 21 crew found the three phase electrical meter appeared to be cocked in the base. Command released mutual aid companies and the Truck went available.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1886
Short Mountain Colliery Explosion - Wiconisco Twp, Dauphin Co, PA
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Two explosions of gas occurred at the Short Mountain Colliery at Lykens on August 23, 1886. Twenty men were seriously burned. James B. Bateman, the foreman, was painfully injured. The explosions were caused by lighting a lamp in the air hole.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1959
Warehouse Fire - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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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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