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December 2012

December 31,2012 - Fire Alarm - Donnelly St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
December 31,2012 - Fire Alarm - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

December 29,2012 - Structure Box - Wilford St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Engine 112
December 29,2012 - Gas Leak - Huckleberry Ln. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112

  

December 28,2012 - Fire Alarm - Pacific Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

December 27,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

December 26,2012 - Structure Box - Laflin Rd. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

December 24,2012 - Structure Box - Wilfred St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

December 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

December 22,2012 - Accident - I81 Northbound. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

December 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
December 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
December 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - Highway 315 - Laflin - Rescue 112
December 21,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
December 21,2012 - Accident - Foote Ave. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

December 20,2012 - Gas Leak - Foote Ave. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

December 19,2012 - Accident - I81 Southbound - Dupont - Rescue 112
December 19,2012 - Accident - I81 Southbound - Avoca - Rescue 112
December 19,2012 - Oven Fire - Cornelia St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
December 19,2012 - Fire Alarm - Alicia St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

December 18,2012 - Structure Box - Stanton St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112
December 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Chestnutwood Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112
December 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Exeter Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

December 17,2012 - Accident - I81 South - Avoca - Rescue 112
December 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - Montage Mtn Rd. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

Pittston Fire Draws 112 Response

Photo courtesy B. Evans

12.16.2012 - As the Engine & Rescue were responding to an AFA in Pittston Twp, a first alarm would be transmitted for a working fire on Seneca St in Pittston City. The 112 units would be cancelled by Pittston Twp command while enroute. The 112 units would then divert their response to the Pittston fire.

Crews arrived to find heavy fire in the rear of a vacant, two story home. Pittston & Jenkins Twp crews would get a quick hit on the fire using multiple handlines. 112 split crews, getting multiple ladders placed and assisting with outside vent. The remainder of the crew would setup the RIT team and get utilities controlled. Crews operated for close to 90 minutes before picking up. This would be the 2nd structure fire of the day for many of the 112 members.

  

December 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Oldfield Blvd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine & Rescue 112
December 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

Rescue Assists Jenkins Twp.

Photo courtesy Rescue 112

12.16.2012 - Rescue 112 responded into Jenkins Twp on a working structure fire. Chief 148 reported 2 trailers fully involved. Rescue 112 Crew was assigned the exposure trailer. With 6 members, the rescue split crews doing interior and exterior ops before coming together inside the trailer to do overhaul until being relieved by 93-3 Engine Company out of Old Forge. Units were on scene for approx 2 hrs

  

December 14,2012 - Structure Box - Barber St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

December 13,2012 - Accident - I81 South - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

December 12,2012 - Traffic Control - S Mountain Blvd. - Wright Twp. - Fire Police

  

December 11,2012 - Accident - I81, Exit 178B - Dupont - Rescue & Engine 112

  

December 10,2012 - Fire Alarm - Rutledge St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
December 10,2012 - Fire Alarm - Gleason Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

Dupont Structure Fire

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12.10.2012 - Dupont, Avoca & Duryea FDs were all dispatched to a working fire with reported entrapment around 7AM. Chief 125 quickly upgraded the response to a 2nd alarm based on the time of day and entrapment reports.

Dupont FD arrived to find fire showing from the rear of a 3 story, multiple occupancy building. Engine 125 secured their own water and placed two attack lines into service. Engine 112 was next arriving, securing the 2nd hydrant before assuming the primary search duties across divisions 1 & 2. The searches, primary and secondary would prove negative for victims.

The balance of companies handled ventilation, ladders, overhaul and utility control. The fire would be held to two rooms and companies would be placed back in service by 8:30 AM

  

December 6,2012 - Accident - Bear Creek Rd. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

December 4,2012 - Fire Alarm - Hillcrest Dr. - Duryea - Rescue 112
December 4,2012 - Fire Alarm - Frothingham St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

December 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
December 3,2012 - Accident - I81 North - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

November 2012

November 30,2012 - Accident - I81 South - Avoca - Rescue 112
November 30,2012 - Structure Box - Green St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
November 30,2012 - Structure Box - Oak St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
November 30,2012 - Fire Alarm - Ann St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

November 29,2012 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

November 27,2012 - Accident - Main & Phoenix Sts. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

Three Vehicle Accident w/ Rescue

Photo courtesy D. Hudzinski

11.26.2012 - The Rescue responded along with Dupont FD and multiple EMS units to Route 315 just below the Petro Travel Center for a three vehicle accident involving a tour bus. Medic 303 arrived and confirmed entrapment of the female driver in the passenger car.

Dupont Engine arrived, initiating stabilization and stretching of a protective hose line. R112 would assume extrication duties upon arrival. Crews would use multiple rescue tools to open the driver's door, remove the roof and lift the dashboard to free the trapped occupant. The total extrication time (per 911 reports) was 15 minutes.

A job well done by all involved. Crews would remain on scene for more than an hour before returning to service.

  

November 26,2012 - Accident - I81 North @ Exit 178 - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

November 25,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

November 24,2012 - Fire Alarm - New St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

November 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - Huckleberry Dr. - Duryea - Rescue 112
November 22,2012 - Car into House - McLean St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

November 21,2012 - Brush Fire - I81 South - Avoca - Engine & Rescue 112
November 21,2012 - Accident - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
November 21,2012 - Structure Box - W. Morton St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

November 20,2012 - Electrical Fire - Lawrence St. - Old Forge - Engine & Rescue 112
November 20,2012 - Accident - Highway 315 - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

November 19,2012 - Attic Fire (rekindle) - Linden St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

2 Alarm West Pittston Job Destroys Home

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11.18.2012 - Rescue 112 responded into West Pittston Sunday night on a first alarm structure fire assignment. Initial dispatch indicated two homes and two cars involved. A second alarm was quickly struck by the West Pittston Dept.

R112 crews would split assignments upon arrival. The outside team began placing ladders and completing ventilation. The inside team stretched a line into division one of the three story, 100 year old home and exitinguished two rooms of fire. Crews would then head to division two, while the outside team began to stretch a line up an exterior ground ladder. Crews would ultimately clear division two of fire and begin working towards the well involved attic when the evacuation tones were sounded.

All crews safely exited the building before the defensive operations got underway. Crews operated for close to 4 hours before be given the orders to pick up.

  

November 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

November 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
November 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Oakwood Terrace - Moosic - Engine 112
November 16,2012 - Oven Fire - Elm St. - Moosic - Engine 112
November 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
November 16,2012 - Structure Box - Cedarwood Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

November 15,2012 - Structure Box - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

November 14,2012 - Fire Alarm - Parsonage St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

November 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
November 13,2012 - Structure Box - Connell St. - Old Forge - Engine 112
November 13,2012 - Structure Box - Cranberry Terrace - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

November 12,2012 - Vehicle Fire - Pettebone St. - Duryea - Engine 112
November 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
November 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

November 11,2012 - Structure Box - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
November 11,2012 - Fire Alarm - Exeter Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

November 10,2012 - Structure Box - Edgewood Dr - Old Forge - Engine 112
November 10,2012 - Fuel Spill - Grove St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

November 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

November 8,2012 - Wildland Fire - Goex property - Moosic - Engine 112
November 8,2012 - Structure Box - Main St. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

November 7,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
November 7,2012 - Accident - I476 North - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

November 6,2012 - Structure Box - Front St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
November 6,2012 - Investigation - Moosic Rd. - Old Forge - Engine 112
November 6,2012 - Accident - I81 North - Dupont - Rescue 112
November 6,2012 - Fire Alarm - Thoreau Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

November 3,2012 - CO Alarm - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
November 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

November 2,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

November 1,2012 - Structure Fire - Oak St. - Old Forge - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112

  

October 2012

October 30,2012 - Fire Alarm - Laflin Rd. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

October 29,2012 - Fire Police - Phoenix St. - Duryea - FP Car 112
October 29,2012 - Fire Alarm - Resevoir Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

October 28,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

October 27,2012 - Rope Rescue - Rear Price Chopper - Edwardsville - Rescue 112

  

October 26,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

October 23,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

October 21,2012 - Structure Box - Corcoran St. - Old Forge - Engine & Rescue 112
October 21,2012 - Vehicle Fire - Oak St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

October 19,2012 - Structure Box - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
October 19,2012 - Accident - I81 Northbound - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

October 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
October 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

October 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

October 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Exeter Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112
October 16,2012 - Structure Box - Vine St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
October 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Manchester Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

October 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
October 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Ann St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

October 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - E. Packer Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

October 12,2012 - Structure Box - Mill St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112
October 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Fremont St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

October 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. - Duryea - Rescue 112
October 9,2012 - Structure Box - Cranberry Dr. - Duryea - Rescue 112
October 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - Chapel St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

October 8,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
October 8,2012 - Fire Alarm - Thoreaux Dr. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

October 7,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

October 6,2012 - CO Investigation - Walnut St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112

  

October 5,2012 - Accident - Foote Ave. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
October 5,2012 - EMS Assist - Russell St. - Avoca - Chief 112

  

October 3,2012 - Structure Box - Oak St. - Old Forge - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112

  

October 2,2012 - CO Investigation - Smith St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
October 2,2012 - Accident - I81 North - Moosic - Rescue 112

  

October 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - Manchester Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

September 2012

Full Response to Dupont Structure Fire

9.30.2012 - The Rescue & Engine responded to assist Dupont FD Sunday night with a working fire in an unoccupied trailer on Lidy's Rd in the Borough. Chief 125 arrived to find fire already through the roof of a mobile home that had additional rooms added to the rear. Engine 125 was first arriving and established their own water supply.

R112 arrived and split crews, assisting 125 with getting attack lines into service while also initiating truck operations. The fire was worked defensively due to the poor conditions of the home. Engine 112 supported the hydrant for Engine 126, which established secondary water supply.

Crews operated for 90 minutes before returning to service. A state police fire marshal was called in to investigate the cause of Sunday's fire.

  

September 29,2012 - Structure Box - Front St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

September 28,2012 - Fire Police - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp.

  

September 27,2012 - Investigation - Commerce St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

September 26,2012 - Structure Fire - Tompkins St - Pittston City - Rescue 112
September 26,2012 - Accident - I81 Northbound - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

Dupont MVA with Rescue

Photo courtesy Don Hudzinski

9.26.2012 - The Rescue responded to assist Dupont FD & Avoca EMS with a two car accident at Commerce Rd and Sathers Dr in Dupont Wednesday morning. M303 was first arriving and advised R112 that rescue services would be required.

EMS 512 and R112 would arrive to find one vehicle upright that rolled over several times. M303 already achieved patient access and initiated care. R112 stabilized the vehicle before using the department's Hurst eDraulics to remove the driver's door. Crews would then manipulate the steering wheel and assist EMS in packing/removing the patient. The operation would last 10 minutes.

Crews would respond to I81 later in the day for another motor vehicle accident.

  

September 25,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

September 24,2012 - Fire Alarm - Shoppes Blvd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

September 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Rutledge St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

September 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - Cherry St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

September 21,2012 - Accident - I81 South - Avoca - Rescue 112
September 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

September 20,2012 - Fire Alarm - Montage Mtn Rd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

September 19,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

September 18,2012 - Public Assist - William St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

September 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
September 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

Fire Hits Oak St Home for Second Time

Photo courtesy Don Hudzinski

9.16.2012 - The Rescue & Chief responded as part of a first alarm assignment to Oak St in Pittston Twp Sunday morning to assist with a working fire. Initial dispatch indicated that multiple calls were received and shortly thereafter, Pittston Twp PD would confirm the working fire. The home suffered significant fire damage earlier this year when fire tore through the first and second floors.

As units arrived, Command advised that this would be a defensive effort. R112 went to work opening up all the boarded windows before working a handline on the "C" side of the building. Chief 112 would be assigned tasks at the command post.

Once the main body of fire was controlled, R112 would be tasked with entering the first floor to complete some overhaul and final extinguishment. Crews operated for several hours before picking up.

  

September 15,2012 - Open Burn Complaint - Spring St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112
September 15,2012 - Open Burn Complaint - Plane St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

September 11,2012 - Vehicle Fire - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Chief 112
September 11,2012 - Fire Alarm - Memco Lane. - Pittston Twp. - Engine 112

  

Old Forge Structure Fire

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9.11.2012 - The Engine responded to assist the Old Forge companies with a fully involved two and a half story home on Connell St. The Old Forge crews arrived to find heavy fire venting from all windows and doors. With the home being vacant with no electrical services, Command instructed all crews to operate defensively.

The E-112 crew would be held in staging initially before being assigned a ground monitor on the "B" side of the home. Crews would operate for several hours working several monitors and ladder pipes.

While returning to the borough, E-112 would respond in place of R-112 to a fire alarm on Memco Lane in Pittston Twp. Later in the day, Chief 112 would assist Greenwood FD with a working vehicle fire on Birney Ave in Moosic.

  

September 10,2012 - Fire Alarm - Springbrook Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

September 9,2012 - Structure Box - Donnelly St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

September 8,2012 - Fire Alarm - Panama St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

September 7,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
September 7,2012 - Fire Alarm - Commerce Rd. - Pittston Twp - Engine 112

  

September 6,2012 - Structure Box - Butler St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112

  

September 5,2012 - Fire Alarm - Import Rd. - Pittston Twp - Engine 112

  

September 4,2012 - Structure Box - Langan Rd. - Pittston Twp - Engine & Chief 112
September 4,2012 - Grease Fire - Tompkin St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

September 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

September 2,2012 - Fire Alarm - Elizabeth St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

September 1,2012 - Investigation - Spring St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
September 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
September 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

August 2012

August 31,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
August 31,2012 - Machine Fire - Sathers Dr. - Pittston Twp. - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112

  

August 29,2012 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

August 28,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

August 25,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112

  

August 24,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
August 24,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
August 24,2012 - Gas Leak - Rocky Glen Rd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

August 22,2012 - Investigation - Grove St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112
August 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

August 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - Lackawanna Ave. - Dupont - Engine 112

  

August 20,2012 - Structure Box - Delaware Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

August 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

August 16,2012 - Structure Box - Market St. - Laflin - Rescue & Chief 112
August 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Navy Way Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine 112

  

August 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Navy Way Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine & Rescue 112
August 15,2012 - Oven Fire - Tedrick St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

August 14,2012 - Fire Alarm - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
August 14,2012 - Fire Alarm - Gleason Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

August 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Exeter Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112
August 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Third St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

August 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Gleason Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

August 11,2012 - Investigation - Spring St. - Avoca - Chief 112
August 11,2012 - Investigation - Spring St. - Avoca - Engine 112

  

August 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. - Duryea - Rescue, Engine & Chief 112
August 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
August 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

August 7,2012 - Structure Box - N. Main St. - Old Forge - Engine 112
August 7,2012 - Accident - York Ave. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112

  

August 6,2012 - Accident - I476 Northbound - Dupont - Rescue 112
August 6,2012 - Fire Alarm - Radcliffe Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

August 5,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
August 5,2012 - Fire Alarm - Gleason Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112
August 5,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

August 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Reservoir Rd. - Pittston Twp - Rescue 112
August 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - E. Columbus Ave. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

August 2,2012 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112
August 2,2012 - Accident - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

August 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - Elizabeth St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

July 2012

July 28,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112
July 28,2012 - Fire Alarm - Commerce Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine & Rescue 112

  

July 26,2012 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

July 25,2012 - Structure Box - Jenkins Ct. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112
July 25,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

Man Rescued from Well

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7.25.2012 - Chief & Rescue 112 responded with the Technical Rescue Team of Luzerne County to assist the Hunlock Creek FD in rescuing a man who fell into a well at his residence. The man fell from a ladder into the well and was complaining of back and leg pain.

Crews accessed the patient via a ladder and intiated care while a tri-pod and hauling system could be erected. Once the patient was properly immobilized, crews were able to haul the patient out of the well and transfer care to Hunlock Creek EMS.

It was a good job by all who responded.

  

July 25,2012 - Fire Alarm - Panama St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

July 24,2012 - Fire Alarm - Glenmaura Nat'l Blvd - Moosic - Rescue 112
July 24,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St - Duryea - Rescue 112
July 19,2012 - Fire Alarm - W. Oak St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

July 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Highway 315 - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

July 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

July 20,2012 - Structure Box - Sussex St - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

July 19,2012 - Fire Alarm - Stephenson St - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
July 19,2012 - Fire Alarm - Enterprise Way - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
July 19,2012 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

July 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Riverview Manor - Pittston City - Rescue 112
July 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Center St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
July 18,2012 - Structure Box - Main St. - Laflin - Rescue 112
July 18,2012 - Structure Box - S. Township Blvd. - Pittston Twp - Rescue 112

  

July 15,2012 - Structure Box - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
July 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Chestnutwood Rd - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

July 10,2012 - Accident - I476 Northbound - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

July 10 Keeps Crews Busy

Photo courtesy Pittston Twp EMS

7.10.2012 - Crews awoke around 1:30am to respond with R112 to an accident on Main St in Duryea. Then shortly after 3am, both the engine and rescue responded to assist Pittston Twp. with a reported barn fire.

Upon arrival, Chief Hughes (226) reported a fully involved 1 1/2 story storage garage, which was located approximatly 1/4 mile off of Suscon Rd. E112 arrived with Engine 166 and placed a 2.5" line into service. Crews operated handlines and assisted with overhaul for approximately 3 hrs before being placed back in service.

Shortly after clearing the fire, R112 was due on a vehicle rollover on I81 in Dupont w patient confinement. Chief Hughes (226) was first arrving and requested R112 be ready for roof removal. R112 arrived to find Rescue 166 working on stabilization. Both rescues would work on stabilizing the patient before removing the roof and transferring care to EMS.

  

July 10,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

July 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - Moosic Rd. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

July 8,2012 - Accident - Coxton Rd. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

July 7,2012 - Open Burn Complaint - York Ave. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

July 6,2012 - Fire Alarm - Moosic Rd. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

July 5,2012 - Fire Alarm - Sathers Dr. - Pittston Twp. - Engine 112

  

Rope Rescue in Hunlock Creek

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7.5.2012 - Rescue 112 responded along with the Luzerne County Technical Rescue Team to assist Hunlock Creek fire department with a rope rescue on Main Rd in Hunlock Creek. Initial reports indicated a male patient fell into a creek suffering lower extremity injuries.

Rescue 112 arrived to find crews already at work with ropes deployed and the patient contact have already been made. Asst Chief Matthews would be assigned accountability, while Lts Lampman & Collins repelled down to assist with patient packaging and extrication. The remaining members of 112 would all assist in managing the haul lines used to bring the patient and rescuers topside.

The patient would be transported to the Garden Drive In, then Life Flighted to a local hospital for treatment. While the Rescue operated on this incident, Engine 112 would respond to assist Pittston Twp with a commercial fire alarm on Sather's Drive.

  

July 5,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
July 5,2012 - Vehicle Fire - William St. - Avoca - Engine 112

  

July 4,2012 - Fire Alarm - Center St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
July 4,2012 - Public Assist - Cherry St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112
July 4,2012 - Structure Box - S. Milwaukee Ave. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

Trailer Fire in area 166

7.3.2012 - Station 112 would clear the house Tuesday night to assist Pittston Twp FD at Bosco Trucking on Highway 315 for a large fire in the trailer yard involving large piles of lumber and storage trailers. Initially dispatched as an unknown fire, Pittston Twp FD quickly upgraded the response upon their arrival.

Rescue 112 arrived, assuming first due truck assignment. Crews would use saws to make access points into the storage trailers to assist with suppression efforts. 112 members would also man handlines until relieved by members from Engine 152 (Laflin).

Crews would remain on the scene for close to three hours. Responding from the 112 house were Chief, Rescue, Engine and Fire Police.

  

July 2,2012 - Accident - Interstate 81 North - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

July 1,2012 - Structure Box - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
July 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - Fremont St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

June 2012

Trail Rescue @ Ricketts Glen

Victim being loaded on ATV for extraction

6.30.2012 - Rescue 112 responded with the Technical Rescue Team of Luzerne County to assist first responders with a fall victim at Ricketts Glen State Park. Initial crews found a patient who slid down a 50' embankment at the foot of Falls #3. The location would be approximately 1.7 miles from the responder's staging area.

Inital crews found the patient to be alert & oriented. As they began to immobilize the patient, the TRT would send two 3 man teams to the area to assist with the extraction. Lieutenants Lampman & Collins would join with rescuers from Kingston, Plains Twp and Nanticoke to make the trek to the patient's location. Once the team arrived at location, the extraction would begin in earnest. Asst Chief Matthews handled TRT Operations.

It would take some time to get the patient to a location where ATVs could then complete the transport to awaiting EMS units. Crews would have to get the pt down past Falls #2 and navigate their way to Falls #1 where the ATVs were located.

Great teamwork of all involved brought the incident to a safe conclusion.

  

June 30,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
June 30,2012 - Accident - Interstate 81 South - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

June 28,2012 - Porch Fire - Grove St. - Avoca - Engien & Rescue 112
June 28,2012 - Structure Fire - Elizabeth St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Engine 112
June 28,2012 - Brush Fire - York Ave. - Avoca - Engine & Rescue 112
June 28,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Township Blvd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

Pittston City Fire - N. Main St.

Photo courtesy WNEP.com

6.28.2012 - Rescue 112 responded with Pittston City & Jenkins FDs to a home on N. Main St. in Pittson, near the Duryea border. Units arrived to find a working fire in a two story, single family home. Crews made entry to find heavy fire in the rear of the home, with extension to the upper floors. A second alarm would be transmitted as R112 arrived, bringing engines from Jenkins Twp and Duryea along with the West Pittston ladder.

As crews attacked the fire, R112 threw multiple ground ladders and assisted in outside ventilation. Crews forced entry into the home's basement and controlled utilities. The RIT staging area would be setup in the front yard.

Sadly, the fire claimed the life of one occupant, who was located during suppression efforts. In all, 112 crews would remain on the scene for 2 hours before returning to service.

  

June 27,2012 - Assist EMS - Jason St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
June 27,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

June 26,2012 - Fire Alarm - Passon Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

June 25,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

June 23,2012 - Structure Box - Honor Park - Moosic - Engine 112

  

June 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - Pittston Ave. - Yatesville - Rescue 112
June 22,2012 - Structure Box - N Township Blvd. - Pittston Twp - Rescue & Chief 112

  

June 21,2012 - Structure Box - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112

  

Fatal Fire in Pittston City

6.20.2012 - One person is dead after a fire in a three story multiple unit apartment building in Pittston. City crews arrived to find the first floor apartment well involved, with heavy smoke conditions throughout the upper floors.

R112 arrived and began assisting Ladder 148 with getting multiple ground ladders placed and completing outside ventilation. As part of the RIT assignment, 112 members removed metal grates from windows, controlled utilities, and forcing several doors. Several members would work a handline in controlling fire on Side D, Division one.

City crews were able to confine the fire to the first floor unit. Ventilation and overhaul would take more than an hour to complete. Additional units from Pittston Twp and West Pittston would be called in to provide some relief.

No word on a cause of the fire. Pennsylvania State Polie Fire Marshall was on the scene to begin the investigation.

  

June 19,2012 - Assist EMS - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

June 19,2012 - Assist PD - McAlpine St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
June 18,2012 - Structure Box - Luzerne Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue & Chief 112

  

June 17,2012 - ATV Accident - Rear Foote Ave - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
June 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - Chapel St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

June 16,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

June 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Spring St. - West Pittston - Rescue & Chief 112

  

June 14,2012 - Carbon Monoxide Issue - Pittston Ave. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112

  

June 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Gleason Dr. - Moosic - Rescue 112

  

June 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
June 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

June 11,2012 - Structure Box - Spring St. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

June 10,2012 - Structure Box - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

June 9,2012 - Gas Leak - Main St. - Moosic - Rescue 112

  

June 8,2012 - Accident - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Rescue 112
June 8,2012 - Fuel Truck Accident - Hanger Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine 112

  

Crews Respond to Pittston Twp Fire

6.7.2012 - Rescue 112 responded to assist Pittston Twp FD with a mid afternoon fire on Oak St. As fire crews were responding, EMS reported a working fire with smoke and flames showing.

R112 arrived and began throwing ground ladders while the engine attempted an interior attack and Jenkins Ladder handled roof top ventilation. After a short stent of exterior operations, 112 crews would head to division 2 to hook ceilings so crews to access and extinguish fire in the attic. No firefighter injuries were reported and crews would operate for close more than two hours before being released by command.

  

June 7,2012 - Accident - Ann St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

June 6,2012 - Structure Box - Riverview Manor - Pittston City - Rescue 112
June 6,2012 - Kitchen Fire - Oak St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

June 4,2012 - Accident - Interstate 81 - Avoca - Rescue 112
June 4,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

June 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
June 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
June 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

June 2,2012 - Transformer Fire - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Engine & Chief 112

  

June 1,2012 - Structure Box - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
June 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - Springbrook Ave. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

May 2012

May 30,2012 - Vehicle Fire - Main St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

May 28,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

May 26,2012 - Chemical Spill - Glendale Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue & Engine 112
May 26,2012 - Fire Alarm - Redwood Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112

  

May 22,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

Structure Fire - Dupont Boro

5.21.2012 - Engine & Rescue 112 responded to assist Dupont FD with a residential structure fire on Everhart St this morning. As units were responding, PD reported a working fire, with fire throughout division one. Ladder 226 (Duryea) was first due, taking the address. E126 (Duryea) would establish primary water supply. E112 grabbed the second hydrant, laying 300 feet. 112 crews would be tasked with getting attack 2 to the second floor.

112 would stretch up the front ground ladder and make entry through the "A" side windows. Crews encountered fire throughout division two, making quick work knocking it down. Crews then focused their attention on accessing the attic, where additional fire would be found.

The fire would go two alarms before being marked under control. Units operated for more than two hours. The female homeowner would be transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

  

May 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

May 17,2012 - Accident - I81 North - Avoca - Rescue 112
May 17,2012 - Structure Box - Shoppes @ Montage - Moosic - Engine 112

  

May 16,2012 - Charter Bus Fire - I476 South - Dupont - Engine & Chief 112
May 16,2012 - Downed Wires - McAlpine St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
May 16,2012 - Assist EMS - Mcalpine St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
May 16,2012 - Fryer Fire - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

May 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112
May 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
May 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Searle St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

May 14,2012 - Knox Box Maintenance - Main St. - Avoca - Chief 112

  

May 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Avoca - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112
May 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
May 12,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
May 12,2012 - Gas Leak - Hickory St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

May 11,2012 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

May 10,2012 - Fire Alarm - Oak St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

May 8,2012 - Arcing Wires - Chestnut St. - Dupont - Engine 112

  

May 7,2012 - Elevator Rescue - Luzerne Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue & Chief 112

  

May 4,2012 - Accident - Chestnut St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

May 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
May 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Chestnutwood Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112
May 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112
May 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
May 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Edwards St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

May 1,2012 - Pole Fire (Standby) - Main St. - Duryea - Engine 112

April 2012

April 30,2012 - Brush Fire - I81 Southbound - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

April 27,2012 - Structure Box - Johnson St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112

  

April 26,2012 - Odor Investigation - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
April 26,2012 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112
April 26,2012 - Furnace Malfunction - Hemlock St. - Dupont - Engine 112

  

April 25,2012 - contractor hit gas line - McAlpine St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief 112

  

April 24,2012 - Car leaking gas - Grant St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
April 24,2012 - Fire Alarm - Oak St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

April 22,2012 - Structure Box - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

April 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - Plank St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

April 20,2012 - Structure Fire - Boston Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue & Chief 112

  

April 19,2012 - Fire Alarm - Glenmaura Nat'l Blvd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

Rollover on I81

4.18.2012 - Rescue & Chief 112 responded along with Dupont Engine 125 to I81 South in the area of the 176 mile marker for a vehicle rollover with reportedly an unconscious,entrapped patient.

Engine 125 arrived and began stabilization of the vehicle, which was resting on its driver's side. One male patient was found to be conscious but confined to the vehicle. Rescue 112 arrived and deployed the hydraulic rescue tools to flap the vehicle's roof and remove the patient, transferring care to Duryea EMS and Medic 303.

  

April 18,2012 - Structure Box - Fulton St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

April 17,2012 - Accident - Marcy St. -Duryea - Rescue 112
April 17,2012 - Accident (Unfounded) - I81 North - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

April 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. -Duryea - Rescue 112

  

April 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. -Duryea - Rescue 112
April 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Kipling Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

April 12,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112

  

April 11,2012 - Fire Alarm - Lawrence St. - Old Forge - Engine 112
April 11,2012 - Accident - Chestnut St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

April 9,2012 - Brush Fire - Rear McAlpine St - Duryea - Engine,Rescue & Chief 112
April 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - Wyoming Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

Crews attack Easter Day Van Fire

Photo Courtesy N. Bender

4.8.2012 - Avoca & Duryea units were dispatched for a mid afternoon vehicle fire in the rear of 300 Main St. Chief 126 (Bender) arrived moments after dispatch and reported a working fire with multiple hazards onboard. Chief Bender then instructed E112 to come up Russell St to handle the attack.

Engine 112 arrived and placed the front bumper foam line into service. The van is used commercially for painting and had a variety of paints and mineral oils on board. E112 would make quick work of knocking the main fire down, with Ladder 226 forcibly opening the hood and mid body door so extinguishment could be completed. E126 would provide water supply to E112.

  

April 7,2012 - Wildland Fire - Connell's Patch - Duryea - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112
April 7,2012 - Accident - Ziegler St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
April 7,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

April 3,2012 - Stove Fire - N. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

April 2,2012 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112
April 2,2012 - Accident - I81 Northbound - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

March 2012

March 30,2012 - vehicle leaking gas - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
March 30,2012 - Accident w Injuries - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112
March 30,2012 - Public Assist - Gedding St. - Avoca - No Response

  

March 29,2012 - Downed Power Lines - Main St. -Dupont - Engine & Chief 112

  

March 27,2012 - Structure Box - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

Rescue First Due on Dupont Job

3.24.2012 - The Rescue, Engine & Chief all responded into Dupont Saturday night for a residential fire on Lackawanna Avenue. Rescue was first arriving, finding all occupants out of the home and reporting fire in a second floor bedroom.

The Rescue split crews, making entry to the second floor and finding a moderate smoke condition. Further investigation found a mattress fire in one of the bedrooms. The interior crew would hit the fire with PW extinguishers before removing the mattress to the exterior. The outside crews began laddering of the structure and ventilation. Engine 112 would hold at the hydrant, while Engine 125 took the address.

March 24,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue 112
March 24,2012 - Car vs Utility Pole - McAlpine St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

March 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
March 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

March 22,2012 - Stove Fire - Panama St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112
March 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - Leslie Lane - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

March 18,2012 - Grease Fire - Railroad St. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief 112
March 18,2012 - Fire Alarm - Pacific Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

March 17,2012 - Fire Alarm - E. Winter St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

March 16,2012 - Stove Fire - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue & Chief 112
March 16,2012 - Vehicle Fire (unfounded) - I81 South - Avoca - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112
March 16,2012 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

March 15,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
March 15,2012 - Structure Box - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue & Chief 112

  

March 14,2012 - Smoke in Bldg. - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112
March 14,2012 - Fire Alarm - Enterprise Way - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

March 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
March 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Panama St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

March 10,2012 - Brush Fire - Interstate 81 North - Avoca - Engine 112

  

March 7,2012 - Fire Alarm - Clarks Rd. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112
March 7,2012 - Child locked in car - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112

  

March 5,2012 - Fire Alarm - Robinson Close - Moosic - Engine & Chief 112

  

March 4,2012 - Oven Fire - Chapel St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

Saturday Night Fire in Jenkins Twp.

3.3.2012 - Rescue & Chief 112 responded to assist Jenkins Twp and Pittston City FDs with a working fire in the Heather Highlands trailer park. Crews arrived to find heavy fire throughout the home. With no hydrants in the park, City Engines 1 & 2 supplied Engine 148 with water throughout the incident.

Rescue 112 setup the RIT staging area, then split crews, with several members assisting with overhaul operations. In all, crews would work for approximately 90 minutes before being released by Jenkins Twp. Command.

  

March 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - Vine St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112
March 1,2012 - Fire Alarm - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

  

February 2012

  

February 28,2012 - Fire Alarm - O'Neil Dr. - Moosic - Engine 112
February 28,2012 - Accident - I81 Northbound - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

February 27,2012 - Smoke in Bldg. - Alicia St. - Old Forge - Engine 112
February 27,2012 - Fire Alarm - Rutledge St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

February 26,2012 - Fire Alarm - Ridge St. - Pittston Twp. - Engine 112

  

Old Forge Home Well Involved

2.25.2012 - Station 112 would send a full response into Old Forge Saturday night to assist first alarm companies with a working residential fire on Milwaukee Ave. Chief 93-A arrived to find fire showing from the address side, and also reported possible entrapment.

Engine 112 would be assigned attack 3, and work the rear of the home. Rescue 112 assisted Engine 93-3 with attack one on the A side of the home. Chief VanLuvender would manage the "C" sector before transitioning to Operations.

The primary and secondary searches would prove negative. The fire would go two alarms before it could be fully extinguished.

  

February 25,2012 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

February 24,2012 - Structure Box - Pettebone St. - Duryea - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112

  

February 22,2012 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

February 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - Glenmaura Nat'l Blvd. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

February 18,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112

  

February 17,2012 - Stove Fire - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

February 16,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue 112

  

February 15,2012 - Elecrical Fire - York Ave. - Duryea - Rescue 112
February 15,2012 - Smoke in Bldg. - Main St. - Laflin - Rescue & Chief 112

  

February 14,2012 - Fire Alarm - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

February 12,2012 - Accident - York & Foote Avenues - Duryea - Rescue 112
February 12,2012 - Chimney Fire - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue & Chief 112

  

City Fire Quickly Extinguished

2.11.2012 - The Chief & Rescue would assist Pittston City & Jenkins FDs with a working fire on Center St in the City Saturday morning. City crews arrived to find a working fire in a second floor bedroom of a two story, two unit residential building.

City firefighters would quickly extinguish the flames, while crews from Jenkins Twp threw ladders and handled truck operations. R112 would split crews to handle utility control in the basement, while also forcing several doors and setting up the RIT staging area.

Crews would return to service within 90 minutes.

  

February 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Township Blvd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
February 9,2012 - Fire Alarm - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

112 Runs Yet Another Old Forge Fire

2.7.2012 - Just before midnight, Engine 112 would run back into Old Forge for a structure fire on Coxton Rd., located in the Connell's patch section of town. Chief 93-A arrived to find a working fire in a single story, two unit residential structure.

Engines 93 and 93-3 would place attacks 1&2 into service, while the truck companies began opening up the house. Experiencing heavy smoke conditions,crews would need to search for the seat of the fire, which was located in the home's basement.

Engine 112 along with Engine / Rescue 98 would replace the 93 companies on the attack lines in the basement, remaining on the lines for the duration of overhaul.

Crews operated for approximately 90 mins before picking up and returning to service.

  

February 6,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief 112
February 6,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

Pickup Crashes into Home

2.6.2012 - Crews responded to Packer & Fourth Sts Monday afternoon for a vehicle into a house. Crews arrived to find a pickup truck into the home's porch, with the occupant still in the vehicle.

EMS crews evaluated the male patient, who refused treatment on the scene. Once the vehicle was removed from the porch, Rescue 112 would begin placing lumber to shore up the porch roof until contractors can make more permanent repairs. No one was home at the time of the crash.

  

February 6,2012 - Fire Alarm - Wharf St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

February 4,2012 - Brush Fire - I 476 Southbound - Dupont - Engine 112 (Cancelled)

  

Fully involved Garage Fire

Photo courtesy Greenwood Fire Dept

2.3.2012 - The engine & chief responded into Old Forge Friday night to assist 1st alarm companies with a well involved, detached garage. Crews arrived to find heavy fire conditions, which were threatening a nearby exposure. Engine 933 would place attack one into service, with Engine 93 establishing the water supply.

Engine 112 arrived and hooked up to support the hydrant. The remainder of 112 would setup as the RIT team initially, until the SRN companies could arrive. Upon arrival of Engine 143, the 112 crew would replace 933 on attack one. Crews operated for nearly two hours before being released by command.

  

February 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112 (Cancelled)
February 3,2012 - Structure Box - S. Main St. - Old Forge - Engine 112
February 3,2012 - Fire Alarm - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112
February 3,2012 - Van vs. pole - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

February 2,2012 - Fire Alarm - Elizabeth St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)

  

February 1,2012 - Stove Fire - Haverford Dr. - Laflin - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)

  

January 2012

  

Early Morning fire in Old Forge

Photo courtesy WNEP.COM

1.30.2012 - Engine & Chief 112 responded to assist Old Forge FD with a working fire Monday morning. Chief 93 arrived to find a two story, multiple unit building with a working fire on Division 2. Engine 93-3 established water supply and placed attack 1 into service. Supported by Ladder 93, initial crews made quick working on knocking down the visible fire.

Engine 112 setup to support the primary water supply, and assisted initial companies in overcoming water supply issues early on. Chief 112 would assist Chief 93 in the command system. Crews would remain on the scene for close to two hours before picking up.

  

January 29,2012 - Accident - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)

  

Mid Afternoon Fire in Dupont

Photo courtesy Don Hudzinski, Sr.

1.28.2012 - Station 112 would clear the house, sending the Rescue & Engine to assist Dupont FD with a residential fire on Wilson St. Dupont Engine arrived reporting smoke showing and finding fire in the home's back porch. As crews began to go to work, Fire Police Capt Halagarda would work to restrain the homeowner, who was being confrontational with firefighters. Dupont PD would take the individual into custody.

Engine 166 took the hydrant, with R-112 taking first due truck operations. The rescue split crews, with the interior team handling primary search, while the outside team started ventilation before assisting crews with overhaul. Engine 112 would be held in staging, as the fire was quickly contained.

  

January 28,2012 - Fire Police - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - FP 112

  

January 27,2012 - Structure Box - Summer St. - Old Forge - Engine 112
January 27,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Township Blvd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)
January 27,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Main St. - Old Forge - Engine 112

  

January 24,2012 - Structure Box - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

January 26,2012 - Accident - I 81 Northbound - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

  

January 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Luzerne Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112
January 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)
January 23,2012 - Fire Alarm - Wyoming Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)

  

Crash Seriously Injures One

Photo courtesy Rescue 112

1.22.2012 - Rescue 112 along w Engine 125, EMS 512 and Medic 303 all responded to Interstate 81 Northbound in Dupont for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Originally reported as an accident involving a SUV and Tractor Trailer, crews arrived to find a single vehicle accident.

The vehicle involved traveled from the Southbound lane into the Northbound side, striking the end section of guardrail head on. The impact would cause significant damage to the vehicle, forcing the firewall well into the passenger compartment. Engine 125 arrived and began stabilization, while also deploying a handline due to leaking gasoline. Rescue 112 arrived and assisted with patient packaging and removal from the vehicle. Before clearing the scene, 112 personnel would use the K-12 to cut the guardrail that was now bent and resting in the passing lane.

  

Crews Battle Fire and Frigid Temps.

Photo courtesy R. Ostrander

1.21.2012 - Chief and Rescue 112 responded along with Pittston City and Jenkins Twp FDs for a working fire in the rear of a Parsonage St. home. Crews arrived to find the home fully involved with live wires arcing.

City crews, with assistance from Jenkins Twp. would place two 2.5" handlines into service while 112 setup the RIT operation and assisted with forcible entry. The operation would remain defensive due to the heavy fire conditions and extensive damage already done.

Crews would not only battle the flames, but also contend with tempatures in the single digits.

  

January 21,2012 - Fire Alarm - Clear Spring Ct. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

January 20,2012 - Fire Alarm - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112

  

Daytime Fire in the City

Photo courtesy WNEP.com

1.19.2012 - Rescue 112 responded to assist Pittston City and Jenkins Twp firefighters with a fire in a commercial building in the rear of a Lambert St residence. Pittston City crews arrived to find smoke showing from the building, with Engine 2 establishing the water supply. Crews would place two handlines into service, and quickly douse the fire. City crews, along with firefighters from Jenkins Twp, would overhaul for more than an hour,finding fire in the walls and in the ceiling beams.

Rescue 112, with a crew of five, would handle the RIT duties, remaining on scene for close to 30 minutes.

  

January 18,2012 - Structure Box - Sand St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief 112

  

January 17,2012 - Structure Box - Coxton Rd. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief 112 (Cancelled)
January 17,2012 - Accident - Bear Creek Rd. - Dupont - Rescue 112 (Cancelled)

  

January 13,2012 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

January 12,2012 - Crash w injuries - Main St. - Dupont - Rescue 112
January 12,2012 - Pt pinned under vehicle - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Rescue 112

  

January 11,2012 - Fire Alarm - S. Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue 112

  

January 10,2012 - Fire Alarm - N. Township Blvd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue 112

  

January 7,2012 - Accident - McAlpine St & Foote Ave. - Duryea - Rescue (Cancelled)

  

January 6,2012 - MVA (unfounded) - I81 Northbound - Avoca - Rescue, Chief 112

  

January 5,2012 - Smoke in Bldg. - Montgomery Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue 112

  

January 4,2012 - Oven Fire - Susquehanna Ave. - Old Forge - Engine, Rescue & Chief 112

  

Duryea Structure Fire

Photo courtesy M. Lampman

1.4.2012 - Station 112 would assist Duryea FD with a working fire on Stephenson St late Wednesday afternoon. Crews arrived to find fire self vented out the Bravo/Charlie corner of division one, with extension up into division two.

Ladder 226 handled first due truck ops, while engine 126 set attack one into service. Rescue 112 arrived, splitting crews to copmlete the primary seach on the D exposure while laddering and assisting with outside vent operations. 112 would then regroup and be tasked with sending a crew to the second floor to hook ceilings, while a second crew would handle roof ventilation.

Rescue, Engine and Fire Police 112 would all operate at the incident.

VIDEO

  

January 4,2012 - Fire Alarm - Montage Mountain Rd. - Moosic - Engine 112

  

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