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1981
Car Fire, Food-Rite Lot (Box 22-)

1988
Electrical Fire, 310 Spruce St (Box 22-1)

1998
Dryer Fire, 711 Main Street (Box 22-2)

2001
Mountain Fire, Cove Restaurant (Box 20-2)
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Engine-22 was dispatched to assist with a large mountain fire in Upper Paxton Township. The fire had been burning for over a day. Engine-22 arrived on scene and was grouped with Tanker-27 and a brush unit from another county for the assigned task of protecting the Engle residence. Personnel remained on scene for approximately 14 hours until released by command.
2002
Electrical Fire, 732 Main St (Box 22-2)
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A commercial first alarm assignment was dispatched for a report of a fire in the basement of the Catholic Church School. Engine-22 arrived on scene just ahead of Engine-23 and discovered a smoke alarm sounding in the basement of the school. Investigation turned up nothing and a faulty smoke detector was determined to be the cause of alarm.
2010
Dryer Fire, 202 West Church Street (Box S.C.)
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Truck 22 dispatched to Schuylkill County, Porter Township, the village of Muir at 202 West Church Street for a dryer fire. Companies 650, 655, 659, 647, 810, 66 and Dauphin 24 also dispatched. Truck 22 responded with 8 and on arrival side A/D, were instructed to provide PPV ventilation to the first floor. Crews from the Porter Township companies had disconnected the dryer and removed it from the structure and a smoke condition extended from the basement to the first floor. Truck 22 vented the first floor and basement with the PPV fan and assisted with checking for any possible extensions and found none. After completing their task, command placed the Truck available.
2011
Medical Assist, 801 Market Street (Box 22-2)
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Company 22 dispatched class one to 801 Market Street to assist EMS with lifting an extremely obese patient. Chief 22 responded POV, and Utility 22 went enroute with 3. On arrival, command determined that more resources would be needed, and Rescue 23 was dispatched class one to assist with tools and manpower. Additional Company 22 personnel responded to the scene POV. Rescue 23 responded class one with 4, and on arrival, the crews from 22 and 23, as well as EMS from 24 and two units from Medic 6 (totaling approximately 20 persons) were able to get the patient into the transporting EMS unit.
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There are no incidents recorded in our database for this date.
Other Noteworthy Incidents/Events (see Note 3)Hide


1975
Edmund Fitzgerald Sank - Lake Superior, near Whitefish Bay, Canada
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The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a lake freighter that sank suddenly during a gale storm on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. The ship went down without a distress signal in 530 feet of water in Canadian waters about 17 miles from the entrance to Whitefish Bay. All 29 members of the crew perished.

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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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