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May 2017

May 25, 2017 - Accident - Interstate 81 - Dupont - Rescue & Chief
May 25, 2017 - Accident - Commerce Rd. - Dupont - Rescue
  
May 24, 2017 - Stove Fire - Main St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief
  
May 23, 2017 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
  
May 22, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
May 20, 2017 - Animal Rescue - Delaware Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue
May 20, 2017 - Mock Disaster - Terminal Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue & Chief
  
May 19, 2017 - Fire Alarm - George St. - Old Forge - Engine
  
May 17, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Freeport Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine & Rescue

Rescue Assists R98 with Pin

05.16.17 - The Rescue, Chief & Fire Police all responded to assist Greenwood Rescue with a late afternoon accident on Birney Ave. The head on collision involving a passenger car and tractor trailer left one occupant heavily pinned.

Upon arrival, the rescue was tasked with removing the roof while Rescue 98 removed the driver's door and prepared to lift the dashboard. Engines 98 & 933 handled suppression duties throughout the extrication.

112 Fire Police assisted with traffic, as Birney Ave was closed for nearly two hours for the rush hour commute.

May 13, 2017 - Fire Alarm - S Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
May 12, 2017 - Vehicle Rollover - Coxton Rd. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief
May 12, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Oldfield Blvd. - Pittston Twp. - Engine & Chief
May 12, 2017 - Structure Box - S Main St. - Old Forge - Engine
May 12, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine & Chief
  
May 11, 2017 - Fire Alarm - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
May 9, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue
May 9, 2017 - Truck Fire - I81 South - Avoca - Engine, Rescue & Chief
  
May 8, 2017 - Fuel Spill - Grove St. - Dupont - Rescue & Fire Police
May 8, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
May 8, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine
May 8, 2017 - Fire Alarm - S Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
May 8, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
May 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Rescue
May 7, 2017 - Accident - Foote Ave. - Duryea - Rescue
May 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
May 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
May 6, 2017 - Structure Box - Donny Dr. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
May 6, 2017 - Accident - I81 South - Dupont - Rescue
May 6, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
May 4, 2017 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue
  
May 3, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Carpenter St. - West Pittston - Rescue
May 3, 2017 - Flooding - Lidys Rd. - Dupont - Rescue
  

April 2017

April 30, 2017 - Structure Fire - Columbia St. - Duryea - Rescue
April 30, 2017 - Structure Box - Seneca Dr. - Old Forge - Engine
April 30, 2017 - Accident - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
April 29, 2017 - Fire Alarm - First St. - Old Forge - Engine
  
April 27, 2017 - Public Assist - McAlpine St. - Avoca - Rescue
  
April 26, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief
April 26, 2017 - Structure Box - Washington St. - West Pittston - Rescue & Chief
April 26, 2017 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue
April 26, 2017 - Structure Box - Bennett St. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
  
April 24, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Elm St. - Dupont - Engine & Chief
  
April 23, 2017 - Structure Box - Wyoming Valley Mall - Wilkes Barre Twp. - Rescue & Chief
  
April 20, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pitston City - Rescue
  
April 19, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pitston City - Rescue
April 19, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pitston City - Rescue

Apartment Building Fire in Moosic

04.19.17 - Just after midnight, the Engine, Rescue & Chief all responded to Cedar Ave in Moosic for a residential structure fire. First in companies arrived to find fire showing from the rear of a three story, multi unit apartment building.

Upon arrival, Engine 112 positioned so that it could support the hydrant connection for the 93 Engine. The engine crew was held in staging for a few moments before replacing the Engine 98 crew on the initial attack line.

Crews operated for two hours before being released by Command.

April 18, 2017 - Accident - Ziegler St. - Dupont - Rescue
  
April 17, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pitston City - Rescue
April 17, 2017 - Wires Down - Grove St. - Avoca - Rescue
April 17, 2017 - Gas Leak - Hamlin Ct. - Moosic - Engine

Late Night Fire in Duryea

04.15.17 - We cleared the house late Saturday night, responding into Duryea for a residential structure fire. Duryea Chief Hughes was first arriving, reporting a working fire in the rear of a two & half story, two family residence.

Upon arrival, the Rescue & Engine crews split, each assisting with ladder placement and searching for extension on both sides of the home. The main body of fire was quickly doused, with overhaul continuing for more than an hour.

April 15, 2017 - Stove Fire - E Oak St. - Pittston City - Rescue
April 15, 2017 - Car into house - Donnelly St. - Duryea - Rescue

Hanover Twp Commercial fire

04.14.17 - The Rescue & Chief responded on a special request to E Liberty St in Hanover Twp Friday nigth as crews battled a commercial structure fire.

Upon arrival, the 112 members met with Kingston R3 to establish the 2nd RIT team for the incident. Crews operated for more than an hour before returning to service.

April 14, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Grove St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief
April 14, 2017 - Mulch Fire - Montage Mtn Rd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief
  
April 13, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Marion St. - Old Forge - Engine
April 13, 2017 - Fire Alarm - New St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
April 12, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine
April 12, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Oak St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue
  
April 10, 2017 - Structure Box - Hickory St. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
April 10, 2017 - Structure Box - Glenwood Rd. - Old Forge - Engine, Rescue & Chief
April 10, 2017 - Assist EMS - Spruce St. - Dupont - Rescue
April 10, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
April 8, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
April 8, 2017 - Gas Leak - Grove St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief
  
April 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
April 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue & Chief
April 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief
April 7, 2017 - Fuel Spill - Penn Ave. - Dupont - Rescue & Chief
April 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Maxson Dr. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
  
April 6, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
April 6, 2017 - Public Assist - Plane St. - Avoca - Engine
  
April 5, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Glenmaura Nat'l Blvd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief
  
April 4, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Corey St. - Moosic - Engine
  
April 3, 2017 - Accident - Foote Ave. - Duryea - Rescue
  
April 2, 2017 - EMS Assist - Main St. - Avoca - Engine & Chief
  
April 1, 2017 - Traffic Control - Foote Ave. - Duryea - Fire Police
  

March 2017

March 30, 2017 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
March 30, 2017 - Fire Alarm - New St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
  
March 28, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
  
March 25, 2017 - Standby - 5K Race - Avoca - Engine & Fire Police
March 25, 2017 - CO Alarm - Grove St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief

Rescue on Plains Fire

03.23.17 - The Rescue & Chief responded on a special request to assist Plains FD with a working fire on N Main St. First due companies were met with heavy fire conditions in a two story, two family home.

Upon arrival, Rescue 112 established 2nd due RIT, completed size ups, and placed additional ladders while crews began to attack fire in the attack.

March 21, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
March 20, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Lena Lane - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
March 20, 2017 - Accident - Roundabout - Avoca - Rescue
  
March 19 2017 - Wires Down - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue
March 19 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
March 17, 2017 - Misc Incident - Armstrong Rd. - Pittston Twp. - Fire Police
March 17 2017 - Fire Alarm - Birney Ave. - Moosic - Engine
  
March 16, 2017 - Wires Down - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
March 16 2017 - Vehicle Fire - Highway 315 - Dupont - Rescue
  
March 15, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue
March 15, 2017 - Assist EMS - Main Dr. - Duryea - Fire Police
  
March 14, 2017 - Structure Box - Sampson St. - Old Forge - Engine
March 14, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Oak St. - Old Forge - Engine
March 14, 2017 - Public Assist - Main St & York Ave. - Avoca - Fire Police
March 14, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Maxim Dr. - Old Forge - Engine
  
March 13, 2017 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
  
March 10, 2017 - Structure Box - N Main St. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
March 10, 2017 - Accident - Vine St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
  
March 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
March 6, 2017 - Structure Box - Bridge St. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief
  
March 5, 2017 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
March 4, 2017 - Accident - Chestnut St. - Dupont - Rescue
  
March 3, 2017 - Accident - Main & Marcy Sts. - Duryea - Rescue
  
March 2, 2017 - Accident - McAlpine St. - Duryea - Rescue
March 2, 2017 - Odor Investigation - 3rd St. - Moosic - Engine
March 2, 2017 - Traffic Control - Highway 315 - Pittston Twp. - Fire Police
  
March 1, 2017 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue
  

February 2017

February 28, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
  
February 27, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief
  
February 26, 2017 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
February 26, 2017 - Aircraft Incident - W-B/Scr Airport - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
February 26, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Defoe St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
February 25, 2017 - Flooding Call - Packer St - Avoca - Rescue, Engine & Chief
February 25, 2017 - Traffic Control - Rt 502 - Pittston Twp - Fire Police
February 25, 2017 - Storm related call - Rt 502 - Pittston Twp - Rescue & Chief
February 25, 2017 - Flooding Call - Spring St. - Avoca - Engine & Rescue
February 25, 2017 - Flooding Call - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Engine
February 25, 2017 - Structure Box - Glendale Rd. - Pittston - Engine, Rescue & Chief
  
February 24, 2017 - Structure Box - E Oak St. - Pittston City - Rescue
February 24, 2017 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
February 23, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
  
February 21, 2017 - Structure Box - Sussex St. - Old Forge - Engine & Chief

Old Forge Multi Alarm Job

02.21.17 - After returning from a house fire in Duryea, the Engine & Chief then responded into Old Forge to assist with a working structure fire on Sussex St. Engine 112 supported the primary water supply, while the crew went to work on the interior. The fire extended beyond a 3rd alarms before being declared under control. In all, crews operated for nearly 4 hours before being released by command.

Duryea Structure Fire

02.21.17 - Shortly after 5am, first alarm companies were dispatched to Dickson St, Duryea for a working structure fire. Rescue & Chief 112 responded. Upon arrival, the Rescue assisted with placing ladders before relieving Engine 126 on division 2. 112 crews worked the handline on division 2 on two occassions, assisting in suppression efforts.

February 20, 2017 - Structure Fire - Landon St. - Pittston City - Rescue, Engine & Chief
February 20, 2017 - Structure Box - Mill St. - Pittston City - Engine & Chief
February 20, 2017 - Car into house - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
  
February 18, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Coxton Rd. - Duryea - Rescue & Chief
  
February 14, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Rocky Glen Rd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief
February 16, 2017 - Fire Alarm - S Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
February 14, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Bear Creek Rd. - Dupont - Rescue & Chief
February 14, 2017 - Accident - S Main St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
February 12, 2017 - Fire Alarm - S Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
February 9, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Montage Mtn Rd. - Moosic - Engine & Chief
February 9, 2017 - Stove Fire - Norman St. - Pittston Twp. - Rescue & Chief
February 9, 2017 - Accident - McAlpine St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
  
February 7, 2017 - Fire Alarm - 1st St. - Old Forge - Engine, Rescue & Chief
  
February 4, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Fremont St. - West Pittston - Rescue
February 4, 2017 - Fire Alarm - 4th & Pacific - West Pittston - Rescue
February 4, 2017 - Vehicle Rollover - Main St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
February 3, 2017 - Accident - Wyoming Ave. - Dupont - Rescue & Chief
February 3, 2017 - Fire Alarm - 4th & Pacific - West Pittston - Rescue
February 3, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
February 3, 2017 - Fire Alarm - 4th & Pacific - West Pittston - Rescue
  
February 1, 2017 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue
February 1, 2017 - Accident - Main St. - Avoca - Rescue

January 2017

January 31, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
January 30, 2017 - Fire Alarm - S Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
January 30, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Montage Mtn Rd. - Moosic - Engine

High Angle Rope Operation

01.29.17 - The Rescue & Chief, along with several other mutual aid departments, were sent to Coxton Rd in Duryea to assist with a high angle rope operation atop Campbell's Ledge. Crews traveled tough terrain with brush trucks and UTVs to get all necessary equipment to the staging area. Once everyone and everything was staged, crews developed an action plan and made crew assignments.

As daylight was beginning to fade, 112 members were sent over the vertical drop, which was thought to be 160 ft to the target location. Crews were successful in recovering a package for police, who believed the item important to an ongoing investigation. The operation was successful and no injuries occurred.

Great teamwork throughout the entire operation by all. Companies operating: Duryea, Avoca, Greenwood, Old Forge and Kingston.

January 28, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue
  
January 27, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
January 26, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Spruce St. - Pittston Twp. - Engine, Rescue & Chief
  
January 24, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd. - Pittston City - Rescue
  

One Pinned during Sleet Storm

01.23.17 - The Rescue, along with Dupont Engine, Avoca EMS and Pittston Medic 29 responded during a winter storm to I 476 at mile marker 113 for a multi vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. While responding, PA turnpike officials reported both lanes to be closed, with a tractor trailer jack knifed.

Crews arrived to find one SUV under the trailer with the driver trapped. The Rescue crew went to work on stabilization before using hydraulic tools to remove the door and interior components. Engine 125 deployed a handline and handled the large quantity of leaking diesel fuel. Patient care was transferred to EMS once the extrication pathway was established. Crews remained on scene for close to 2 hours before being released.

January 22, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
January 21, 2017 - Structure Box - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue, Engine & Chief
  
January 20, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
January 20, 2017 - Vehicle Fire - Corey St. - Moosic - Engine
January 20, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Kennedy Blvd - Pittston City - Rescue
January 20, 2017 - Structure Box - Kohler Ave - Old Forge - Engine
  
January 19, 2017 - Sructure Box - Rocky Glen Rd - Moosic - Engine & Rescue
January 19, 2017 - Smoke Investigation - 476 South - Dupont - Engine
January 19, 2017 - Accident - I81 North - Dupont - Rescue
  
January 18, 2017 - Fire Alarm - William St. - Pittston City - Rescue & Chief
  

Rescue Due on Commercial Fire

01.17.17 - Rescue 112 traveled out to the far side of Wyoming County this morning to assist Meshoppen FD with a commercial structure fire in a 1.6 million sq foot warehouse. Initial crews arrived to find a working fire in the middle of the facility, which stored large quantities of paper products.

Rescue 112 along with other outlying rescue companies were called in to augment Large Area search capabilities and provide additional RIT teams to the incident. The 112 crews stayed on scene for close to two hours before returning to service.

January 15, 2017 - Flooded home - Commerce St. - Avoca - Rescue & Chief
January 15, 2017 - Fire Alarm - York Ave. - Duryea - Rescue
  
January 14, 2017 - Accident - Glenmaura Nat'l Blvd. - Moosic - Rescue
January 14, 2017 - Fire Alarm - N Main St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
January 12, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Susquehanna Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue
  
January 11, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Luzerne Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue
January 11, 2017 - Structure Box - Wilkens St. - West Pittston - Rescue
January 11, 2017 - Structure Box - Market St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
January 10, 2017 - Accident - Bald Mtn Rd. - Ransom - Rescue
January 10, 2017 - Accident - Main & Holden Sts. - Dupont - Rescue
January 10, 2017 - Structure Box - Main St. - Avoca - Engine, Rescue & Chief
  
January 8, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Lori Lane - Dupont - Rescue
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January 7, 2017 - Structure Box - Delaware Ave. - West Pittston - Rescue
  
January 6, 2017 - Truck Fire - I81 South - Avoca - Engine, Rescue & Chief
January 6, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Lauren Dr. - Moosic - Engine
  
January 5, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue

Old Forge fire displaces more than a dozen

01.05.17 - Just after 2am, Engine 112 was dispatched as part of the first alarm to Oak St in Old Forge for a reported structure fire.

The fire was quickly confirmed by PD, who also indicated occupants were entrapped in the building. A second alarm was quickly struck by command.

Upon arrival, Old Forge companies were met with heavy fire conditions on the 2nd and 3rd floors of a multiple unit apartment building. Engine 112 arrived as 3rd due engine, setting up to support the primary water supply, while the remainder of the crew were assigned master streams as the operation quickly went defensive.

Several occupants were transported to area hospitals. Our thoughts are with those who were impacted by the fire.

January 6, 2017 - Truck fire - I81 South - Avoca - Engine, Rescue & Chief
January 6, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Lauren Dr. - Moosic - Engine
  
January 3, 2017 - Accident - Stephenson St. - Duryea - Rescue
January 3, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Center St. - Pittston City - Rescue
  
January 1, 2017 - Fire Alarm - Brown St. - Duryea - Rescue
  
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