717-732-0047 Post Office Box 89, Summerdale Pennsylvania 17093
BIG 4 RAFFLE WINNERS
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11/25/13- Our annual turkey bingo will be held at the Summerdale Social Hall. Doors open at 5:00 pm with bingo starting at 6:30 pm.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
12/1/13- The Northeast Fire & Rescue in conjunction with the Summerdale United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Sunday December 1st. The event will start at 6:00 pm and will be held at the Summerdale station. The church will have Christmas caroling and hot chocolate will be served.
ASSISTED ON A BUILDING FIRE
11/10/13- Around 18:00 hours, the first alarm was sent to Vissagio's for a building fire. Chief 2-31 (McDonald) went responding and was advised of multiple calls reporting a work fire, which then he requested 2nd Alarm Tankers. Tanker 20 (Capt. Owen) responded with seven personnel and arrived and took the water supply sector and crew then went to work assisting with extinguishment. Once the 2nd Alarm was sent, this brought in Engine 20. Engine 20 (AC Laman) arrived and took the front of the building as the secondary attack piece.
AUTO ACCIDENT IN THE FIRST DUE
11/2/13- Around 18:00 hours, the 20-199 box was struck for an Auto Accident. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived to find two vehicles involved with one injury. Engine 20 (Lt. Cutter) arrived next and started patient care. Rescue 20 (AC Laman) arrived next and started controlling the hazards.
ASSIST SILVER SPRING ON A WORKING GARAGE FIRE
10/30/13- Around 10:00 hours, the first alarm was sent to the 31-07 box for a garage fire. Tanker 20 (AC Laman) arrived and assisted crews with water supply and extinguishment.
WORK IN DAUPHIN COUNTY
10/25/13- At 10:07, Tanker 20 (AC Matter) was dispatched on the first alarm for the house fire. The tanker arrived behind Co.37 and Truck 32 and the crew went to work assisting with knock down and opening up. The tanker setup a dump site and supplied Company 37. Special thanks to Tanker 41 (Union Fire Co.) for the transfer while we were out.
COMPANY BRINGS HOME FIRST PLACE TIMES 2
9/14/13- Engine and Brush 20 traveled to Mechanisburg for the 2013 Cumberland County Convention hosted by Upper Allen, Citizens of Mechanicsburg and Washington of Mechanicsburg. Both the Engine and Brush brought home first place plaques. While the members were attending the convention, The Tanker and Chief handled a possible house fire in the first due that turned out to be a control burn outside.
AUTO ACCIDENT WITH CONFINEMENT
9/13/13- At 09:54, Company 20 was dispatched to North Enola Road and Valley Road for the auto accident. Engine (Captain Stilo Sr.), Rescue (FF Intrieri) and Chief 2-20 (Matter) arrived to find two vehicles with one patient confined. Members performed a basic door pop with the Amkus spreaders and assisted EMS with patient packaging.
ONE INTO A POLE
9/4/13- At 06:21, Company 20 was dispatched for the auto accident with wires down on N. Enola Road at the Dunkin Donuts. Captain 3-20 (Stilo Jr.) arrived first to find a pickup truck into a utility pole with wires and transformers down with both occupants self extricated. Engine 20 (AC Laman) arrived and stood by for hazards while the utility companies and towing company worked on clean up. EMS from Co.75 transported one patient. Special thanks to fire police from Co.5 and Co.13 for the assistance.
DOUBLE PIN IN THE 21 BOX
8/31/13- At 19:57, Engine Company 21, Rescues 20 and 14 were dispatched for the auto accident with entrapment on the Taylor Bridge Bypass. Engine 1-21, Chief 2-20 (Matter) and Chief 5B (Lantz) arrived to find PD and EMS out with a single vehicle into a tree with three patients with two being trapped, one heavily. Chief 5B took the command while Chief 2-20 took the operations. Rescue 20 (Captain Owen) arrived with seven and were directed to work by stabilizing and going to work extricating. Engine 1-21's crew pulled a bumper line for protection and assisted with extrication. Squad 13 was dispatched to assist on the scene to fill for Rescue 14, They arrived to assist with extrication and lighting. Engines 19 and 2-21 established two landing zones for two helicopters.
HOUSE FIRE IN MARYSVILLE
8/17/13- Around 01:30 hours, the Engine was dispatched to Marysville for a car into a structure involving fire. Engine 6 (AC Richmond) arrived first to find the house to involved with fire and requested the call to be up-graded to a first alarm. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo Jr) arrived next and laid a supply line from the north end of the street and went to work with stretching a hand line and a step gun for exposure protection. Rescue 20 (FF Intrieri) arrived shortly after and assisted the Engine's crew where needed. Special thanks to Paxtonia for covering our station and helping clean up during this call. Pictures courtesy of PIO John Bruetsch.
GENERATOR FIRE ON THE BRIDGE
7/13/13- This afternoon, the 84-11 box was dispatched for a Generator Fire in the construction zone. Tanker 20 (Capt. Stilo Jr.) arrived right behind Engine 37 and assisted with extinguishment.
CONFINEMENT IN THE MID-WEST
7/13/13- This morning around 06:50 hours, the 19-01 box was struck for an Auto Accident. Truck 2-17 (Lt. McClure) was in the area after returning from a fire alarm went on the scene and found the patient was confined in the vehicle. Rescue 20 (Capt. Owen) arrived and went to work stabilizing the vehicle and extricating the patient.
MEMBERS RECEIVE AWARD
7/10/13- This evening during the monthly Township Commissioners meeting, Captains Steve Stilo Sr., Dexter Owen and Firefighters Paul Vincent Jr., Bill Brougher Sr., Ty Matter, Dylan Owen and Zach Brougher received a Meritorious Unit Citation award for an A.E.D. save back in November. Crews were on station when they heard the Cardiac Arrest dispatched in the first due. The crew responded to the incident in Rescue 20 prior to any EMS unit. Crews began CPR and administered an A.E.D. shock prior to EMS arrival. As East Pennsboro EMS arrived the patient regained pulses and began breathing on her own again. The patient after a stay in Holy Spirit Hospital was released and lives a normal life today. Pictures courtesy of John Bruetsch.
ONE OVERTURNED IN HAMPDEN
6/1/13- At 08:10, Company 30 and Engine 20 was sent to Interstate 81 for the auto accident with one overturned. Company 30 units arrived to find one vehicle off the roadway into the woods overturned with the patients self extricated. Engine 20 (Captain Owen) arrived and assisted with the care of two dogs who were injured in the crash at the request of the owners. The engine crew also assisted with checking the vehicle for hazards.
TWO CARS OFF AT KMART
5/24/13- At 14:52 hours, Company 20 was dispatched for a car fire in the Kmart parking lot. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived first to find two vehicles involved. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Jr.) arrived sending two lines into service and opening up. Tanker 20 (AC Matter) arrived supplying the Engine while the Rescue (FF Intrieri) assisted with manpower. Special thanks to FF Saussaman and Daughter Casey for the pictures.
5/21/13- For the weekly training, Members trained on vehicle stabilization and extrication skills. Fire & Rescue Products provided an Amkus technician to perform a demo on some new Amkus equipment available. Crews split into two groups with one working on the demo car while the other group worked on stabilization, lifting, cutting and steering column pulls on an overturned passenger van. The company had 16 members attend.
5/20/13- The members of the Northeast Fire & Rescue Company would like to thank the Enola Sportsman's Association and the Enola Legion for their recent generous donations. The money donated by the organizations went towards the purchase of equipment placed on Rescue 20 and towards our building fund. Thank you again for supporting your all volunteer fire and rescue company!
CONFINEMENT IN THE MID-WEST
5/10/13- Around 13:50 hours, companies were dispatched to Wertzville Road and East Penn Drive for an Auto Accident with entrapment. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived first to find two vehicles in the middle of the intersection with confinement in the car. Rescue 20 (Capt. Stilo Jr) arrived shortly after and went to work stabilizing and removing the drivers door for patient extrication. Tanker 20 (Capt. Stilo Sr) was later sent to Adams Ricki park to set up a landing zone for life lion.
PROM PROMISE MOCK ACCIDENT
5/3/13- The Northeast Fire & Rescue, West Enola Fire Company, East Pennsboro EMS, East Pennsboro Police, East Pennsboro Fire Police, Cumberland County Coroners Office, Cumberland County Public Safety, Life Lion, West Shore ALS and Richardsons Funeral Home participated in a mock accident presentation to the students of the East Pennsboro Area High School in preperation of the 2013 Prom. A special thanks to all these agencies, Magaros Towing for the vehicles and East Pennsboro School District for making this event happen! Special thank you to PIO John Bruetsch for the photos. Please click HERE for more pictures of the event.
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT WITH FLY OUT
5/1/13- At 18:48, The Interstate box was sent for the auto accident involving a motorcycle in the area of Exit 65. Chief 2-20 (Matter) arrived first to find a single motorcycle down with one patient along the roadway unconscious. Engine and Rescue 20 arrived with the crews assisting EMS with patient care and packaging. Command had Tanker 19 and Engine 1-30 establish a landing zone for life lion while Rescue 30 was returned.
RURAL WATER REFRESHER
4/30/13- This weeks training consisted of members working on rural water supply skills. Members used E20 as the dump site/fill site piece while T20 and T19 (West Enola) were used to shuttle water between the fill site and dump site.
ACCIDENT IN MARYSVILLE
4/27/13- At 18:56, Engine 20 was dispatched to assist Perry County Company 6 (Marysville) with the auto accident. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo Jr) responded with six and arrived to find Engine 6 out with one vehicle into a pole with a single patient out of the vehicle. The engine crew quickly contained a fluid leak and secured the vehicle of hazards while also checking the patient out prior to EMS arrival.
4/27/13- The members of the Northeast Fire & Rescue would like to thank those who attended our Breakfast and Chicken BBQ on Saturday April 27th. Thanks to you, It was another successful year and we appreciate your support towards our 100 % volunteer organization!
MASTER STREAMS AND HAND LINES
4/16/13- For the weekly training, Members trained on master stream use and the basics of running hand lines. 12 members participated.
ENGINE RUN TO MARYSVILLE
4/3/13- At 11:06, Engine 20 was dispatched to assist Perry County Company 6 (Marysville) with an auto accident. Engine 20 (AC Matter) went with 6 and arrived to find Company 6 out with a shuttle bus on top of the guard rail with the operator self extricated. Crews checked the vehicle for hazards and provided spill control before returning.
COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE TRAINING
4/2/13- For the regular Tuesday evening training, Company 20 was invited by Company 30 (Hampden) to attend a hands on training on an acquired strip mall that has been scheduled for demolition. Members from Hampden, East Pennsboro, Lower Allen, Silver Spring, Mechanicsburg and US Navy-Mechanicsburg ran two run in scenarios before members continued with training on different roof operations, wall breaching, ground ladders, pulling commercial ceilings etc. The members of the Northeast Fire & Rescue would like to thank Hampden Township Fire Company for allowing the use of the structure for this chance to train with a commercial structure. Company 20 had 13 members participate.
CHIMNEY FIRE IN THE VILLAGE
3/25/13- At 15:45, The box was sent to the 20-01 box for the chimney fire with a smoke condition inside. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived first with a 1.5 story residential confirming a smoke condition inside. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Sr.) arrived and laid a supply line while the crew laddered the roof and sent a crew interior. Tanker 20 (Lt. Cutter) arrived and picked up the engine's hydrant with the crew assisting the engine company. Chief 2-20 (Matter) assumed operations and crews found a blockage in the pipe with negative extension. Truck 2-17 (DC Benoist) arrived and setup assisting the roof crew with dropping chains and a chimney bomb. Members monitored the structure for CO levels and ventilated before returning. E16, E2-21 and E19 staged and sent manpower forward to assist.
VEHICLE INTO GARAGE WITH FLY OUT
3/21/13- At 18:17 hours, Engine and Tanker 20 were dispatched on the first alarm to assist Company 30 (Hampden) with the auto accident with a vehicle into a building. Chief 2-31 (McDonald) arrived with the Police Department to find one that one vehicle left Interstate 81 Southbound and traveled through an intersection striking another vehicle, traveled through a wooded area and into a garage striking a parked vehicle. Chief 3-30 (Flinn III) arrived assuming command and had Engine 20 (Captain Owen) go to the scene while Tanker 20 (FF Owen) was sent to establish a landing zone for life lion. Engine 20's crew assisted with patient packing, securing the vehicles and checking the building for additional hazards and stabilization issues. Tanker 20 established the landing zone and assisted with the loading of one patient before returning.
GARAGE OFF IN SILVER SPRING
3/17/13- At 15:13 hours, Tanker 20 was dispatched on the first alarm to Silver Spring Township in the 31 box to assist with the garage fire. Chief 31 (McDonald) arrived to find a well off garage and requested second alarm tankers. Tanker 20 (Captain Owen) arrived as the first tanker and dropped the fold a tank and dropped the 1800 gallons of water while the crew went to work at the scene assisting with knock down.
ENGINE COMPANY TO PERRY COUNTY
3/14/13- At 15:30 hours, Engine Company 20 was dispatched to assist on the auto accident with entrapment in Rye Township, Perry County. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Jr.) was en route with 5 during dispatch and arrived to find Company 6 (Marysville) out with a two vehicle head on accident with multiple patients with one needing to be flown by Life Lion and one class 4 patient. The engine crew assisted company 6 on the scene with Rescue 11 (Perdix) while Engine Company 12 (Shermansdale) handled the landing zone.
LAND RESCUE IN THE 21 BOX
3/11/13- At 18:39 hours, Engine Company 21 and Rescue Company 20 were dispatched to assist EP EMS with a land rescue in the 21-02 box. Rescue 20 responded with 7 while Brush 20 responded with 2 to assist with equipment. Chief 21 (Hipple) arrived assuming command and found a patient who was down a steep embankment along side the creek who would need transported to the top of the hill to be transported by EMS. Engine 2-21 and Rescue 20 (Capt. Stilo Jr.) arrived and started assembling a haul system and sending rescuers down the hill while Brush 20 (AC Matter) attempted to access the patient from along the creek. Due to extreme mud conditions and down trees, It was decided to abort Brush 20's attempt and continue with the haul system. Brush 20 relocated to the scene and assisted the crews with bringing the patient up the hill to awaiting EMS from transport.
TWO BOX ALARMS IN FIRST DUE
3/5/13- At 05:45, The box was sent to the 20-01 box for the chimney fire. Chiefs 5 (Owen) and 1-20 (Laman) arrived to find a one story residential with light smoke inside. Engine 20 (AC Matter) arrived with 6 and stretched a hand line to side delta while the crew split with two taking the roof and two taking the interior. Crews found an overloaded fire box and unloaded the stove and ran the flue with the chains before going available. At 10:42, The box was sent again to the Norfolk Southern Railyard at the car shop for reported fire in the wall. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived to find that workers had knocked most of the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo Jr.) and Tanker 20 (Capt. Stilo Sr.) arrived with the engine crew stretching a hand line while the tanker crew through a ladder and checked the interior for extension. Truck 2-17 and Engine 16 assisted Company 20 with opening up and overhaul operations. Engine 2-21, Rescue 20 and EMS were staged at the main entrance during the incident.
HAZMAT OPERATIONS COURSE
3/2/13- The East Pennsboro Township Fire Department Training Division held a 24 hour Hazardous Materials Operations course. Company 20 had six members participate in the class. Students were taught through classroom and hands on techniques.
WORK IN HAMPDEN
2/25/13- At 15:56, Engine 20 was dispatched on the first alarm to Hampden Township in the 30-08 box for the garage fire. Right away multiple units signed on the air with smoke visable with headquarters advising of a working fire. Chief 3-30 (Flinn III) arrived to find a two car attached garage with heavy fire showing with extension to the two story residential. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Sr.) with 7 arrived with the manpower going forward to assist with knock down and overhaul work. Rescue 20 (Captain Owen) with 3 was added to the box to fill for another rescue and arrived to assist with overhaul work and checking for further extension. Special thanks to Duncannon Fire Company for covering Station 20 with Rescue/Engine 2 while both units were out.
HOUSE OFF IN MIDDLE PAXTON
2/12/13- At 10:38, The tanker was dispatched to a reported structure fire in Middle Paxton Township, Dauphin County. Tanker 20 (AC Matter) went with 7 and arrived as the second tanker with the crew advancing forward to assist with attempting an aggressive interior attack. Tanker 20 advanced forward and picked up the dump site and supplied E38. Crews encountered a heavy volume of fire running from the basement to the attic area and fire self venting through the roof. Crews were pulled out due to water supply issues with this being a rural fire. All companies worked together to get the fire under control and worked extensively with overhaul work. Special thanks to Silver Spring Fire Company for covering Station 20 with Tanker 31 while both East Pennsboro Township Tanker's worked this fire.
FURNACE FIRE AND CRASH IN ONE
2/2/13- Around 17:33 hours, the 30-09 box was struck for a furnace explosion. Captain 2-30 (McCabe) arrived first to find the house charged with smoke and a small fire in the basement possibly extinguished by the homeowner. Engine 20 (Capt. Owen) arrived and sent its crew forward and assisted with interior operations. While returning from that call, the 30-99 box was struck for an auto accident. Engine 20 (Capt. Owen) and Rescue 20 (AC Matter) arrived and started patient care until EMS arrived.
ONE OVERTURNED ON THE "I"
1/27/13- Around 16:45, The crew staffing the station heard radio traffic indicating an auto accident with one overturned on the I81 Bridge. While the crew was gearing up, The DC 84-11 box was sent for the auto accident with one overturned sending E20. With the location dispatched actually being a 20-96 box, Chief 5 (Owen) went en route and quickly arrived to find the same and added R20 to the box. The Chief found the single occupant to be out of the vehicle but injured with a fuel leak involved. Engine 20 (Lt. Owen) arrived with the crew stabilizing the vehicle and starting to take control of the leak. Rescue 20 (AC Matter) arrived and the crew assisted the Engine Company with containing the leak. Command held the box to Company 20 returning Dauphin County 37 due to a traffic back log coming from Dauphin County.
KITCHEN FIRE IN THE 19 BOX
1/25/13- Around 17:20 hours, the 19 box was toned out for a kitchen fire. Chief 1-19 (Moore) arrived first to find smoke showing from the front door. Engine 20 (Lt. Owen) arrived and laid a supply line to Engine 19 and assisted with checking for extension and searching for an animal. Rescue 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived and assisted with lighting and salvage operations.
ANOTHER SMOKE SCARE
1/23/13- At 21:31, The box was sent to the 19-01 box for the smoke in the house. With E20 out of service for maintenance, Tanker 20 (AC Laman) responded with 6 and arrived taking side A with E19 with the crew splitting assisting interior investigation, laddering the residence and assisting the Truck Company with roof operations. Rescue 20 (AC Matter) arrived with 3 with the crew running a line from E19 to side A and with ventilation. Crews found the problem to be caused by a wood stove and flue problem. Crews isolated the problem and ventilated the house before returning.
SMOKE IN THE HOUSE
1/6/13- At 08:28, The box was sent for the smoke in the house in the 19-01 box. Chief 1-19 (Moore) arrived to find a one story residential with nothing showing from the exterior. Chief 5A (Rudeck) investigated to find a smoke condition on the interior. Engine 19 arrived next and ran a line to side A while the crew assisted Chief 5A with the investigation. Engine 20 (AC Laman) arrived with Truck 1-17 and assisted with investigating the cause which was found to be a furnace malfunction. Command quickly held the box to E19, E20 and T1-17 for ventilation purposes. Rescue 20 (AC Matter) was returned while arriving.
SMOKE INSIDE APARTMENT BUILDING
1/4/13- At 16:06, The box alarm was sent for the smoke in the building in the 17-01 box. Chief 1-17 (Benoist) marked on the scene with a two story apartment building with nothing showing from the exterior. Engine 19 arrived and took side A and secured its own water supply while the crew from Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived and ran a line to side A from Engine 19. Crews from Rescue 20(FF May) and Engine Company 16 worked on evacuating the building while the crew from E19 and E20 investigated the source of smoke. Truck 1-17 setup on side D and prepared to take the roof if needed. The source of smoke was found to be coming from an over loaded washing machine on the sub division and crews quickly secured the power to washer and ventilated the building before returning.
TRUCK ROLLOVER ON BELTWAY
1/2/13- At 13:59 hours, The 20-96 box was sent to Interstate 81 Northbound in the area of exit 65 for the auto accident. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived to find one tractor trailer over turned with a small fire and major fuel leak. Engine 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived next and ran one line knocking the fire and quickly contained the fuel leak with the help of Engine 1-30 and Tanker 19's crews. Rescue 20 (AC Matter) and Tanker 20 (Chief 1-19 Moore) staged at Exit 65 per Command before returning.
2012 END OF YEAR REPORT
1/1/13- For the year of 2012, Company 20 answered 395 calls for service with 16 being working fires.
Engine 20- 165
Rescue 20- 132
Tanker 20- 98
Brush 20- 31
Utility 120- 17
Utility 220- 9
Top ten responders:
Bill Brougher Sr.- 293
Josh Matter- 277
Steve Stilo Sr.- 254
Steve Stilo Jr.- 231
Erik Owen- 218
Dexter Owen- 212
Steve Laman- 192
Anthony Intrieri- 173
Bruce Cutter- 156
Dylan Owen- 148
2013 COMPANY OFFICERS
12/27/12- At the December monthly meeting, The 2013 Officers were voted on. The officers will be as follows.
President- William Brougher Sr.
Vice President- Dexter Owen
Treasurer- Brian Fenerty
Financial Secretary- June Rudeck
Recording Secretary- Mary Fulton
Membership Secretary- Vicki Emrick
Trustees- William Brougher Sr.
Steve Stilo Jr.
Board of Directors- William Brougher Sr. (President)
Erik Owen (Fire Chief)
Al Bruner (Citizen of Public)
Fred Oppel (Citizen of Public)
Fire Chief- Erik Owen
1st Assistant Fire Chief- Steve Laman
2nd Assistant Fire Chief- Josh Matter
Captain, Lieutenants and Engineers to be appointed by the Fire Chief.
RESCUE TO LEMOYNE ON DEUCE
12/21/12- At 03:21, Rescue Company 20 was dispatched on the second alarm for the house fire in the Borough of Lemoyne. The Rescue went with 8 and arrived to find first in companies working a fire in a 2.5 story duplex. The Rescue crew assisted on the scene with manpower for approximately 1.5 hours before returning. Thanks to Jason from Capitalcityfirephotos.com for the use of his pictures.
FIRE HYDRANT REMINDER !
12/21/12- The NEFR would like to remind all residents and business owners to keep any fire hydrants on or near your property clear of snow this winter. During an emergency, If the fire crews have to clear the hydrant before hooking up, It costs valuable time that could be spent fighting the fire. Help us, Help you!
FF JACOBS DEPLOYS
11/15/12- As of 11/1/12, Fireman Gaige Jacobs has been deployed with the US Army to Afghanistan for nine months. Please keep our brother in your prayers as he fights for our great country. We'll be waiting on your return brother, Stay safe!
PIN AROUND THE MOUNTAIN
11/10/12- At 15:01, Engine and Rescue Company 20 were dispatched to assist Perry County Company 6 (Marysville) with the auto accident with entrapment on 11&15 just north of the county line. Chiefs 6 (Weaver) and 20 (Owen) arrived to find two vehicles that struck head on with 1 trapped, 1 confined and a total of four patients. Engine 20 (AC Matter) with 6 arrived and went to work working on the car that contained two patients with one being trapped while Company 6 and Rescue 11 (Perdix) started working on the truck with one patient confined. Rescue 20 (FF Wagner) with 4 arrived and assisted the Engine crew with packaging and extricating the driver while the Engine Company worked on performing a double door pop, roof removal and dash roll to free the passenger. Tanker 20 (Capt. Stilo Sr.) with 2 was sent to establish the landing zone for life lion just south of the scene. Thanks to PIO Bruetsch for the photos.
MORNING WORK IN 37 DISTRICT
11/7/12- At 07:50, Engine 20 was dispatched to the smoke in a house in Dauphin County Company 37's first due. Tower 32 arrived first to find a 2.5 story residential with smoke showing. Engine 20 (AC Matter) arrived with 5 and tagged a second hydrant and prepared to lay in while the crew went to the scene and went to work assisting Company 32 (Progress) with opening up and overhaul of the fire. Company 20 also handled an automatic alarm, transfer assignment, auto accident and smoke in the building at Holy Spirit Hospital today.
ONE OVERTURNED IN HAMPDEN
11/1/12- At 11:00, Engine 20 responded with Company 30 and Rescue 31 to Interstate 81 NB for the auto accident with one overturned. Rescue 30 (LT. Flinn III) and Chief 2-20 (Matter) arrived to find one wrecker overturned with all patients out of the vehicle. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Sr.) and Rescue 31 arrived and assisted with fluid control and debris cleanup before returning.
MUTUAL AID TRAINING
10/16/12- Tonight, Members from Hampden, Northeast and Midway worked together training with an aquired residential in Hampden Township. Led by Lieutenant 30 (Flinn III) and Chief 2-20 (Matter), Crews ran multiple scenarios where they worked on forcible entry skills, running lines, search and rescue, ventilation (horizontal and vertical), ladder work and water supply. Company 20 had 12 members attend and would like to thank Company 30 for the invite.
ONE CONFINED IN HAMPDEN
10/2/12- At 02:45, Rescue 20 was requested by Command 30 to assist with the auto accident on Interstate 81 NB under the Good Hope Road overpass. Rescue 20 (AC Laman) arrived with 6 to find company 30 working on setting up stabilization on a vehcile that was wedged against the bridge pillar on an incline with one patient confined. The rescue crew assisted with setting up stabilization and extricating the victim via a double door removal.
LINES AND LADDERS
9/25/12- For the weekly training, Company 20 and Truck Company 17 worked on running lines and ladder work at Hacc Public Safety Center. Crews started out going over the basics and led into running multiple run in scenarios throughout the evening. Company 20 had 13 members attend.
ELEVATOR RESCUE CLASS
9/23/12- The EPFD hosted an Elevator Emergency class instructed by Retired Battalion Chief of the City of Harrisburg Sam Clark. There were 25 members that attended this class from the Department. A special thanks goes out to Carrow Real Estate for letting us use their facility to do the practical exercise.
BRUSH FIRE ON THE "I"
9/23/12- Around 13:07 hours, Company 20 was dispatched for a Brush Fire in the 20-96 box. Tanker 20 (FF Miller) arrived first to find a multiple medium-sized areas involved. The rest of the Company 20 units arrived an assisted the Tanker crew with extinguishment and mop up. Photos courtesy of the PIO John Bruetsch.
ONE CONFINED ON THE "I"
9/12/12- Around 10:30 hours, Company 20 was dispatched to the 30-98 box to assist with an Auto Accident. Chief 1-30 (Bender) arrived first to find two vehicles involved with one confined. Engine 20 (AC Laman) arrived and went to work extricating the patient from the car.
AUTO ACCIDENT AT THE LIGHT
8/17/12- Around 21:28 hours, the box was sent for a crash at the red light. Chief 1-16 (McMillen) arrived first to find three vehicles involved with one patient unconscious. Engine 20 (FF Owen) arrived and started patient care. Tanker 20 (FF Warner) arrived next started controlling the hazards on all cars.
TRANSFER TURNS INTO EXTRICATION
8/16/12- Around 07:02 hours, the wagon was dispatched to transfer to Perry County Company 2's quarters while they operated on a fatal crash in Watts Township. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) no sooner arrives to Perry 2 and is requested to the scene for manpower to assist in getting the patients out of the vehicle.
TRASH FIRE IN THE MID-TOWN DISTRICT
8/13/12- Around 15:30 hours, Company 20 was dispatched for a Trash Fire in the Mid-Town district. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived first to find a trash can on fire with some debris around the can on fire as well. Engine 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived and finished up extinguishing the fire.
ODOR OF GAS INSIDE GIANT
8/8/12- Around 19:01 hours, the first alarm was sent to the 19-2 box for an Odor of Gas Inside. Chief 19 (Bartolo) arrived first to confirm an odor inside with a few patients involved. Engine 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived and staged in the parking lot and sent its crew forward to assist with the investigation. Rescue 20 (FF Warner) arrived shortly after and staged in the manpower pull.
ONE OVER-TURNED IN THE MID-TOWN DISTRICT
8/4/12- Around 03:51 hours, the 101 box was struck for an Auto Accident. Chief 1-20 (Laman) arrived and found one car over-turned and minor injuries. Tanker 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived and assisted EMS with patient care and conducted debris and fluid clean up.
TREE INTO A HOUSE
7/23/12- Around 15:54 hours, the first alarm was sent to the 21 box for a tree into a house. Tanker 20 (Lt. Wagner) arrived and sent its crew forward to investigate and the Tanker's crew ended up on the roof to assist the homeowner with patching roof temporarily.
ODOR INSIDE MEDICAL CENTER
7/23/12- Around 10:53 hours, the first alarm was struck to the 21 box for an odor of something burning inside. Chief 21 (Bender) arrived to find a heavy odor in the first floor of the medical office building. Tanker 20 (FF Miller) arrived shortly after and sent its crew forward to assist with the investigation inside the building. The source was determined to be an electrical panel that over-heated.
SMALL FIRE IN THE MID-TOWN DISTRICT
7/18/12- Around 20:43 hours, the 101 box was struck for an odor of something burning inside. Chief 1-20 (Laman) arrived first to find a 2.5 story duplex with nothing showing, upon further investigation found a smoke condition in the attic. Engine 20 (Lt. Owen) arrived and sent its crew forward to investigate further. Rescue 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived and sent its crew forward to assist the Engine's crew. The smoke was a result of a small electrical fire in the attic. Pictures courtesy of the PIO John Bruetsch.
ONE OVER-TURNED IN THE 2 BOX
7/14/12- Around 19:52 hours, the 20-02 box was struck for an Auto Accident with a vehicle over-turned. Chief 2-20 (Matter) arrived first to confirm dispatch with one patient out of the vehicle. Engine 20 (LT Owen) arrived and started patient care and hazard control. Rescue 20 (FF Intrieri) and Tanker 20 (FF Emrick) arrived shortly after and assisted the Engine's crew.
AUTO ACCIDENT IN THE 98 BOX
7/9/12- Around 12:38 hours, the 20-98 box was struck for an Auto Accident. Chief 5B (Lantz) arrived to find four vehicles involved and minor injuries. Engine 20 (LT Stilo) arrived next and started stabilization of the vehicles and assisting EMS with patients. Rescue 20 (FF Brougher Jr.) arrived next and assisted the Engine's crew.
EARLY MORNING BASEMENT FIRE
7/2/12- Around 01:45 hours, the 16-1 box was struck for a house fire. Chief 1-16 (McMillen) arrived first to find a 2.5 story house with heavy smoke showing. Engine 16 (Capt. Quackenbush) arrived next and went to work deploying a hand line in the door to find the fire. Engine 20 (AC Laman) arrived shortly after and split crews with one going to assist the attack crew and the other going to perform a search.
A BIG THANK YOU
6/24/12- A big thank you to the Fairview Township, Millersburg, Progress, Union, Lower Swatara, Paxtang and Duncannon Fire Companies for covering our station this week so our members could stay committed to the carnival. Also a huge thanks to everyone who attended and worked the carnival.
CRASH ON SHADY LANE
6/7/12- Around 19:06 hours, Company 20 was dispatched for an Auto Accident in the 20-101 box. Chief 5A (Rudeck) arrived first to find two vehicles involved with minor injuries. Engine 20 (AC Matter) arrived next and stabilized the scene with debris clean up and spill control.
MUTUAL AID TO 38 LAND
5/27/12- Around 20:20 hours, Dauphin County Communications toned out a Garage Fire in Middle-Paxton Township. Captain 38-1 (Fagan) arrived on scene first with a well off three bay garage. Tanker 20 (AC Matter) was on the street within seconds of the dispatch and arrived as the fourth unit in and dropped off our fold-a-tank for the dumpsite operations and sent the crew forward to assist Company 38 will extinguishment and overhaul.
CRASH WITH FLY OUT ON THE "I"
5/26/12- Around 17:16 hours, the 20-96 box was struck for an Auto Accident with unknown injuries. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived first to find one vehicle involved with three injuries. Engine 20 (AC Laman) and Rescue 20 (FF Intrieri) arrived next and went to work stabilizing the car as well as assisting with patient care. Tanker 20 (AC Matter) and Company 30 handled the landing zone operations for Life Lion.
FOAM OPS. TRAINING
5/22/12- This evening for training, Chief Owen led a review for some and awareness level for others in some basic foam operations. They went over all of the equipment carried as well as the apparatus and how to operate the foam systems on both of the apparatus.
STOVE FIRE IN THE 5 BOX
5/21/12- Around 16:43 hours the box was sent to the 20-05 box for a stove fire. Chief 1-20 (Laman) arrived first to find the fire to be extinguished and held the box to Company 20 and the Truck Company. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived next and sent its crew and investigated the scene further needs and checked for extension.
AIR BAG TRAINING
5/15/12- The Township Training Division conducted a hands-on air bag training this evening. The EPFD units traveled to the township owned property on First Street in Summerdale to practice on a vacant construction trailer.
PUMP OPERATIONS I COURSE
5/9/12- Two of our members attended a Pump Operations I course held at Hampden Township Station 1. The Engine traveled along, for our members to conduct the hands-on portion of this course on our apparatus.
TRANSFER ASSIGNMENT TO THE UNION DURING 4TH ALARM
5/2/12- Carlisle Fire Department and neighboring departments were sent to the 45-01 box for a working building fire at the old International Automotive Components (IAC). They were hampered by large volumes of fire in two large vacant warehouses. The fire went 4th alarm with multiple special calls. Engine 20 transferred to Station 41 (Union) around 0004 and stood by until nearly 1200pm. Crews took in two runs and assisted with getting the rigs back in service before returning.
REPORTED CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT
4/28/12- Just as the company was cleaning up from the chicken bbq and the breakfast, the 20-98 box was struck for an Auto Accident with Entrapment. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived on scene first to find two vehicles involved with negative entrapment. As the Chief was doing his size-up he found that the one car was to be on fire. Tanker 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived next and immediately went to work with patient care and fire extinguishment. Engine 20 (FF Intrieri), Rescue 20 (FF Owen) and Brush 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived shortly after and assisted the Tanker's crew with patient care and hazard control.
DOUBLE PULL TO SHERMANS DALE
4/25/12- Just before noon, The Engine and Tanker were sent to the working house fire in Shermans Dale, Perry County on the second alarm assignment. The Tanker (Lt. Stilo) went with 5 right away with the Engine (Capt. Stilo) following with 2. The tanker arrived to find crews working a fire in two story residential and prepared for water supply while the crew quickly went to work. During a search of the second floor, FF May found an unconscious dog and quickly pulled it from the residence and proceeded to the exterior. At that time, He was assisted by Captain Stilo, AC Matter, FF Brougher Sr., FF McBride and FF Germann from Company 19 on administering mouth to mouth and then emergency oxygen before the dog was transported to a local vet clinic. Even with all that was done, Sadly the dog passed away. Our members pride ourselves on not only giving our all for the people we serve but also for their pets and property. The remaining crews assisted with the knock down and overhaul before returning.
4/17/12- The East Pennsboro Township Fire Department held its bi weekly training. Tonight's topic was a water supply drill for the section of West Fairview that has no hydrants for water supply. Engine 16 established a dump site at the simulated scene of a house fire using their deck gun and step gun for water flow. Engine 20 established a fill site from the Susquehanna River and filled tankers. Crews worked on getting the tanker shuttles for the area down to a science to ensure quick water supply in the event of an incident in this location. Special thanks to Silver Spring Fire Company and Marysville Fire Company for the use of their tankers and operators.
CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT
4/8/12- Around 01:05 hours, Companies 20 and Truck 1-17 were dispatched to the area of the American Legion for an Auto Accident with entrapment. Chief 5A (Rudeck) arrived to find the corrected location to be Shady Lane and Carlisle Avenue. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) and Rescue 20 (Lt. Owen) arrived at the same time and went to work assisting EMS and patient extrication. Once patient was extricated, crews conducted scene stabilization. Photos courtesy of PIO John Bruetsch.
HOUSE OFF IN MIDDLE PAXTON
4/4/12- At 05:41, Tanker 20 was dispatched to assist Dauphin County Company 38 (Dauphin Middle-Paxton) with the house fire. Captain 38 arrived to find a fully involved single family residential. Shortly after the tanker was en route, The Engine was dispatched on the box as well. The engine and tanker's crews assisted with an interior attack but had to back out due to water supply issues. After the water supply was re established, Crews re entered the building and extinguished the fire. Special thanks to Jason Coleman-Cobb from Capitalcityfirephotos.com for the great shots.
2011 COMPANY BANQUET
3/31/12- The company held its annual banquet at the Marysville VFW. There was a great turnout with nearly 120 members and guests. The guest speaker for the evening was Pa State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann who delivered a great speech and we are very grateful that he attended. We would also like to thank all of our other guests that helped celebrate the first year as the newly formed Northeast Fire & Rescue Company.
HOUSE FIRE IN SHERMANS DALE
3/31/12- At 05:30, Tanker 20 was dispatched to assist Perry County Company 12 (Shermans Dale) with a house fire. Tanker 20 (Capt. Stilo) responded with 7 and arrived to assist with extinguishing, overhaul and water supply. Shortly after the tanker was on the street, The Engine was dispatched for the transfer assignment to Station 12. The Engine (FF Wagner) took it in with 4 and while en route, was redirected to the scene to assist with overhaul. The company assisted on the scene for nearly 4 hours when the Tanker returned to quarters and the Engine returned to Station 12 to continue to cover their area. Company 20 remained staffed for other calls while both pieces operated at the fire.
TWO COLLIDE AT LIGHT
3/29/12- During the company meeting at 19:23 hours, The 20-98 box was sent for the auto accident with entrapment at N Enola Road and Valley Road. The Engine (AC Laman), Rescue (Lt. Owen), Tanker (FF Cutter) and the Chief were on the street during dispatch. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived to find negative entrapment with two vehicle with one patient needing transport. The company arrived right behind the chief and split crews with securing hazards, fluid control, patient care and packaging. At 20:18, The brush was sent to Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County for the brush fire. The brush was on the street with four during dispatch again and arrived to assist Co. 37 (Rescue) with taking control the fire and mop up.
MARYSVILLE CUT JOB
3/28/12- At 20:59 hours, Engine 20 was sent for the auto accident on State Road in the Borough of Marysville, Perry County. Chief 6 (Weaver) arrived first to find two vehicles that struck head on with multiple patients with one confined. Engine's 6 and 20 (AC Matter) arrived together and went to work with stabilization, popping the passenger door and taking the roof of the confinement vehicle. Other crews split up with checking the second vehicle for hazards and packaging and assessing the second patient from that vehicle.
FORCIBLE ENTRY NIGHT
3/27/12- Members worked on forcible entry skills for our weekly training. The skills were practiced on the forcible entry simulator on loan from the county training grounds. Members worked on forcing inward and outward opening doors with multiple tools and techniques along with using the K12 saw and slice pack to cut rebar that simulates bars on windows. The company had 14 members for training.
NORTH ENOLA ROAD CRASH
3/24/12- At 10:38 hours, The 20-96 box was sent for the auto accident at I81 and North Enola Road. Chief 5 (Owen) arrived to find the crash to be on North Enola Road above I81 and held to Company 20 and EMS. Engine 20 (Lt. Owen) arrived and checked the vehicle for hazards and cleaned up debris. Tanker 20 (AC Matter) and Rescue 20 (Capt. Stilo) also were on scene.
3/20/12- The township companies worked together on line and stream management skills tonight. Crews used the homemade bowling ball machine that allows for members to perfect their stream management with a 2.5" hand line. During the training, Engine and Brush 20 and Tanker 19 took in a run for reported railroad ties on fire at the rail yard with nothing found. A total of 35 members from the EPFD attended.
SMALL FIRE IN FIRST DUE
3/5/12- At 18:40 hours, The box was sent for the reported smoke in a house in the 20-101 box. Engine 20 (AC Matter) was on the street right after dispatch with the Tanker (Capt. Stilo) and Rescue following. Chief's 1-20 (Laman) and 5B (Rudeck) arrived to find a working fire under the deck extending to the interior on side C of 2.5 story duplex. Chief 5B took the command while Chief 1-20 took the operations. Engine 20 arrived with Truck 1-17 (DC Lantz) taking side A and ran two lines, One to side C exterior and one to the side A interior. Crews kept the fire contained to the deck area and interior wall on division 1 on side C. Crews from the other EPFD companies arrived assisting Company 20 with overhaul, laddering the structure, checking for extension and ventilation.
TOTAL RUNS: 23
TOP 5 RESPONDERS:
William Brougher Sr - 20
Steve Stilo Sr - 18
Steve Stilo Jr - 18
Josh Matter - 16
Dexter Owen - 15
ENGINE 20 - 15
TANKER 20 - 5
RESCUE 20 - 14
UTILITY 2-20 - 1
THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT
2/19/12- We would like to thank everyone who attended our chicken and waffles dinner held on Sunday 2/19. Once again we had a great turnout from the community and was a very successful event. Thank you for supporting our 100 % volunteer fire and rescue company.
CONFINEMENT AT THE COUNTY LINE
2/16/12- Around 1130 hours, The engine and rescue were dispatched to assist Perry County Company 6 (Marysville) with the auto accident with entrapment. Chief 1-20 (Laman) arrived to find the incident to be in the 20 first due with one patient confined and held it to Engine 20, Engine 6 and EMS. Engine 6 arrived and started stabilization while Engine 20 (AC Matter) arrived and went to work doing a basic door pop. This accident was caused by a falling rock from side of mountain. Crews assisted EMS with patient packing and checked the vehicle for further hazards before picking up and returning.
2/10/12- Station 2 has recently received some new signage. The main man door to the station has a new window decal and the main sign on the front of the station has been changed to signify the company's new name.
2/7/12- The township companies worked on the basics of ground ladders and aerial setup and operations of Truck 1-17. A total of 37 members from the department participated.
1/31/12- This evening for training, Chief's Laman and Rudeck conducted awareness training and operational training on both of the hydraulic tool systems we have on the Rescue and Engine. After going over both systems they practiced tool control by moving soda cans from one area to another without crushing them.
CRASH AT WENDY'S
1/28/12- Around 11:00 the 20-98 box was sent for an Auto Accident in the area of Wendy's. Chief 2-20 (Matter) arrived first to find three vehicles involved with injuries and hazards. Engine 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived next and went to work starting patient care and controlling the hazards. Rescue and Tanker 20 arrived next and assisted the Engine's crew.
ONE INTO THE WOODS ON 81
1/23/12- At 13:30 hours, The 20-96 box was sent for the auto accident on I81 northbound. Chief 2-20 (Matter) arrived to find one tractor and trailer off the roadway into the tree's with the driver already self extricated. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Sr.) and Tanker 20 (Lt. Stilo) arrived and checked the truck for hazards and stopped a small fuel leak. Rescue 20 (Lt. Wagner) also responded but was returned when the box was held. Units cleared the scene within 15 minutes. Company 20 had 18 personnel for this daylight call.
WORKING BUILDING FIRE IN MIDDLE PAXTON
1/18/12- Around 07:30 hours, Engine and Tanker 20 was sent to Middle Paxton Township in Dauphin County for the working building fire. The Engine (AC Matter) and the Tanker (Captain Stilo Sr.) arrived to find first in crews starting to go to work on heavy fire conditions in a one story commercial structure. The Engine and Tanker crews quickly went to work with stretching an additional hand line to the interior to assist with the attack. After about 10 minutes of working the interior, Crews were pulled out due to deterring conditions. Crews worked the fire via Truck 32's master stream and hand lines from the exterior until deemed safe to re enter to extinguish the rest of the fire. Tanker 20 assisted with water supply while the Engine chauffeur (FF Wagner) ran the dump site operations with Perry Rescue 2. Special thanks to Tanker 31 for covering our first due during this incident.
EVENING CRASH ON VALLEY
1/11/12- At 17:49 hours, Company 20 was dispatched for the auto accident on Valley Road in the 05 box. Chief 1-20 (Laman) arrived first to find two vehicles head on with all occupants out of the vehicles. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived and evaluated the patients and started spill control. Tanker 20 (Lt. Stilo) and Rescue 20 (FF Rudeck) arrived and assisted the engine's crew.
WORKING VEHICLE FIRE IN THE VILLAGE
1/2/12- Around 05:30 hours, Company 20 was dispatched to the 300 block of Second Street for a vehicle fire. Chief 1-20 (Laman) arrived on the scene with a working car fire at the intersection of Second Street and High Street. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived on the scene and went to work knocking the fire down. Tanker 20 (FF Fenerty) and Rescue 20 (AC Rudeck) arrived next and assisted the Engine's crew.