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

1943
Fire, Grubb Home, Loyalton

1948
Chimney Fire, George Hoffman's, N 2nd St
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A chimney fire at the home of George Hoffman, North Second Street, was reported at noon on Tuesday, October 12, 1948. The blaze, which for a while was considered threatening, was extinguished by members of Liberty Hose Company No. 2, who answered the call for assistance. Some damage to the property was reported.
1984
Accident w/inj, 329 North Second Street (Box 22-1)
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Engine 22 and Squad 23 were dispatched to an accident in the 300 block of North Second Street, near West Street. The engine responded and found two vehicles involved in a moderate to low speed head-on crash, with the occupants of the cars seated in lawn chairs on the side walk where bystanders had placed them. The crew assisted EMS with patient treatment and transfer to ambulances, then went available.
1994
Structure Fire, 109A Azalea Dr (Box 66-31)

1998
Structure Fire, 599 E Market St (Box 24-1)

2003
Transformer Fire, 424 South St (Box 23-1)
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Tanker 22 was dispatched to assist Company 23 on a transformer fire. The tanker canceled by Chief 23 before response.
2017
Structure Fire, 266 Clarks Valley Rd (Box S.C.)
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Truck 22 dispatched class one to 266 Clarks Valley Road in Porter Township Schuylkill County for an apartment building fire. Truck 22 responded with 5 from Station 21 where they were attending a fire prevention event. Engine 22 responded from Station 22 with 6 along with Utility 22 with 4. The Truck entered the scene from 4th Street and took a position on the C side of a 2 story wood frame building with heavy smoke pushing out the upper floors. The boom went to the roof to ventilate while the rest of the Truck crew set ladders. Engine and Utility 22 accessed the scene from 10th Street and staged on the A/D side of the building and sent crews interior packed up to the second floor to assist with suppression. After setting ladders, a Truck crew went to the basement to secure utilities. Crerws continued to assist on scene until released by command. Units on scene: Schuylkill County Tower City Engines 66-10 and 66-11 and Air Light 66-60 Sheridan Engine and Rescue 647 Reinerton Engine 659 Muir Engine 650 Orwin Engine 655 Pine Grove Ladder 58-25 and Utility 58 Donaldson Tanker 12-30 Joliett Engine and Tanker 810 Dauphin County: Lykens Engine Truck and Utility 22 Wiconisco Tanker 23 Williamtown Tanker and Utility 24 Elizabethville Tanker 21 Williamstown EMS Ambulance 24-1 and QRS 24
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1946
Water Heater Explosion - Lykens, PA
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After firing a new boiler for test purposes during its installation in the Lykens Dairy on Market Street on Saturday, October 12, 1946, a water heater exploded, seriously burning the mechanic from Scranton who was making the installation. James Phillips, a local electrician, and Harold Erdman, proprietor of the dairy, sustained minor burns.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide



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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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