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1993
Structure Fire, 659 Main St (Box 22-11)

1994
Set-up Landing Zone, Underkoffler's Field (Box 22-11)

1995
Structure Fire w/ent, 661 South St (Box 22-21)
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Company 22 was dispatched to a report of a structure fire with entrapment. Also dispatched were companies 23 and 24. Chief 22-1 arrived on the scene and reported heavy fire showing with someone trapped on the second floor. Two other occupants of the structure had escaped by breaking out a second floor window, running across a snow-covered roof above a one story addition, and jumping from the roof to the ground below. Both patients were transported to the hospital with cuts and burns. Engine 22 responded with a crew of six and arrived on side 1 with electric power lines burning off and dropping to the front of the structure. Engine 23 arrived and set up in the alley to the rear of the structure. Truck 22 came in from the Spruce Street side and staged on the upper side of side 1. Their manpower laddered the structure and went to the roof to vent. Numerous entry attempts were made by Company 22 crews in the front and Company 23 crews in the rear, but they were driven back by intense fire. Engine 24 arrived and staged at the corner of Spruce and South Streets, sending their manpower to the scene to assist. Company 66 was dispatched to relocate to Station 22. After many failed attempts to gain entry to the structure, attack mode was switched to defensive, and lines were used from the exterior until the bulk of the fire was knocked down. After knockdown and during overhaul, one victim was located in a second floor bedroom near the rear window. Janet White, age 38, perished as a result of the fire. Firefighters from Company 22 recovered her body and turned it over to the County Coroner. Extensive overhaul was performed until all hot spots were located and extinguished. Company 66 assisted with repacking all 1400 feet of 5 inch supply line that was pulled and laid from the hydrant at the first bridge to the front of the structure. Companies were placed available by Chief 22. Around 19:00 that same evening, Engine 22 returned to the scene of this fire with a full crew to assist the family in retrieving some personal items from the home, which was too damaged to allow them safe entry on their own.
1996
Accident w/injuries, 326 Main Street (Box 22-19)
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Engine 22 and Squad 23 were dispatched for an accident with injuries at 326 Main Street. Chief 22 responded POV and found a pickup truck that had struck a parked car and came to rest against a structure. There was one patient. Command canceled Squad 23 and had Engine 22 come in non-emergency. The crew assisted EMS with the patient and cleaned up the scene before being released by command.
2002
Structure Fire, 591C Carsonville Rd (Box 19-1)
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Truck 22 was dispatched to assist Company 19 on a structure fire in a hunting camp in Jefferson Township. The truck responded with a crew of five, and on arrival, staged behind Engine 29. Crews found a fully involved one-story concrete block bungalow-type structure with fire throughout the interior. The truck crew assisted with suppression, salvage, and overhaul.
2002
Re-Kindle, 591C Carsonville Rd (Box 19-1)
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Truck 22 was dispatched to the scene of an earlier structure fire in Powells Valley for a reported re-kindle. The truck was canceled enroute by Command 19.
2004
Standby in Quarters, 8789 Clarks Valley Road (Box 66-3)
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Company-22 was first called to assist at the scene of a rescue of a fallen hunter in Clarks Valley. While responding with a crew of six, County advised the Company to remain in quarters and standby for Companies 23, 24, and 66 who had all their available personnel working on the scene of the rescue. After the rescue was completed, the Company was placed available.
2013
Rescue from a Height, 645 South Street (Box 22-1)
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Truck 22 dispatched class three to 645 South Street in Lykens to assist EMS with a fall victim on a roof. Chief 22 responded POV to the scene, and Truck 22 responded with 6. On arrival, crew found a patient on a second floor roof with EMS not yet on scene. Crew laddered the building and made patient contact and initiated care. EMS from 24 arrived and assisted with packaging and removing the patient from the roof. Patient was placed in a stokes basket and lowered to the ground using the boom, and then transferred to the ambulance which took the patient to the LZ at Station 23 for transfer to Life Lion and eventually to Hershey. After the patient was transferred and all equipment was returned to service, command placed the Truck available.
2015
Brush fire, 4931 Smokehole Road (Box 19-4)
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Engine 22 dispatched class one as next due Engine on the 19-4 box for a brush fire at 4931 Smokehole Road in Jefferson Township. Engine 22 responded with 6 and Utility 22 brought the brush gear with 4. Both units were canceled by command while enroute.
2016
AFA, 300 Chestnut Street (Box 22-1)
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Engine 22, Engine 23, and Truck 20 for the out of service Truck 22 dispatched class one to 300 Chestnut Street in Lykens at the Alfa Laval Thermal Plant for an automatic fire alarm. County advised that a second call from the facility reported the alarm as false with a proper pass code. Command placed the box in service before any response.
2017
Smoke in a Structure, 126 Susan Drive (Box 20-4)
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Truck 22 dispatched next due to 126 Susan Drive in Upper Paxton Township on the 20-4 box for smoke in a structure. Truck 22 was canceled shortly after dispatch when Truck 20 went responding.
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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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