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1992
Accident w/inj, Main & Division Sts (Box 22-19)
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Engine 22 and Squad 23 were dispatched to a reported accident with injuries at the intersection of Main and Division Streets. Both units responded and found two vehicles partially blocking the roadway, with the driver of one car still in the vehicle. Crews assisted EMS with boarding, immobilizing, and removing the patient from her car and placing her in an ambulance. The crew directed traffic and cleaned up the scene, until released by command.
1995
Accident w/injuries, PV Rd-1 mi S of Boro (Box 216-89)

1995
Tree Down, Glen Rd-Reservior (Box 216-89)
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After Company 22 cleared numerous trees that fell down two days earlier, more trees came down as a result of the snow storm several days earlier. A crew responded POV to this scene and used chain saws to clear the tree from the road.
2003
Brush Fire, Market & Pottsville (Box 23-4)
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Tanker-22 was dispatched for a possible brush fire. Chief-23 on location determined that the call was false, and placed the box in service.
2011
Medical Assist, 604 Park View Lane (Box 22-2)
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At the request of Medic 6, Company 22 dispatched class three to 604 Park View Lane in Lykens for a medical assist. Engine 22 responded with 5 and Chief 22 responded POV. On arrival, the crew assisted EMS with packaging and transfer of patient to their transport unit and then went available.
2013
Smoke in a Basement, 411 South Spruce Street (Box 27-1)
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Truck 22 dispatched class one on the 27-1 box to 411 South Spruce Street in Gratz for smoke in a basement. Truck 22 responded with 5 and Utility 22 with 3. While enroute, command re-directed the Truck and Utility to standby at Station 27. The crews stood by at Station 27 until released by command.
2017
OIC call, 1001 Main Street (Box 22-1)
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At the request of PSP, Company 22 alerted for an officer to call communications. Chief 22 responded POV and handled the assist call.
Other Local Incidents (see Note 2)Hide


1934
Vehicle Accident - Senator vs Deer - Lower Mahanoy Twp, Northumberland Co, PA
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On Friday, November 14, 1934, State Senator Charles E. Miller and Joseph Bradley, Democratic Assemblyman elect, both of Mount Carmel struck a deer on Route 14 near Dalmatia. The animal ran in front of their car, and in an effort to avoid collision with the buck, the car upset. Neither of the men were injured. The deer was wounded and had to be killed. The carcass was claimed by Bruce Yeager of Sunbury.
1934
Vehicle Accident - Porter Twp, Schuylkill Co, PA
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The Plymouth sedan of William Cari of Muir was damaged in an accident on Wednesday morning, November 14, 1934, east of Tower City, when a car driven by George Welisha of Wiconisco, pulled into traffic from the curb without signalling. The total damage to both cars was $75. Patrolman H.F. O'Connor, of the Lykens detail, arraigned the Welisha before Justice of the Peace LeRoy Kaufman of Tower City, charging him with failure to give the required signal as he left the curbing.
1952
Honey Tree Brush Fire - Millersburg, PA
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On November 14, 1952 at 7:45 p.m. a fire was discovered at the foot of the Mahantango Mountain. The fire covered a quarter of an acre and burned brush, trees and a large dead stub. The Millersburg fire company responded. After putting water on the large stub, it was still smoking. So a fireman placed his hand in the stub to see if there was any heat. He immediately pulled his hand back out and found it to be covered with smoke-dazed stinging honey bees. The tree was full of spoiled honey.
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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