717-732-0047 Post Office Box 89, Summerdale Pennsylvania 17093
BASMENT FIRE IN THE FIRST DUE
3/4/14- At 05:35, The box was sent for the reported smoke in a residence in the midtown district. Chief 5A (Rudeck) arrived first to find smoke evident from side C of a two story duplex and quickly discovered a working basement fire. Engine 20 (AC Laman) arrived sending two hand lines in service making quick work of the fire with the rest of the EPFD companies assisting with opening up, search and ventilation.
WORK IN HAMPDEN
2/23/14- At 13:26, The Engine Company was dispatched on the first alarm to Hampden Township for the garage fire. Chief 3-30 (Taylor) arrived to find a working fire in a attached garage. Engine 20 (Captain Owen) arrived with a crew of 8 and assisted with opening up.
SMOKE IN THE LAUNDROMAT
1/25/14- At 12:54 hours, the first alarm was sent to the 20-101 box for smoke in a building. Chief 1-20 (Matter) arrived first to confirm conditions. Engine 20 (Capt. Stilo) arrived and took side Bravo of the building and sent a crew into investigate. Tanker 20 (AC Laman) arrived and took the hydrant at the nearby intersection. Crews found a burnt up dryer belt. The building was ventilated and crews returned.
ROLLOVER ON THE INTERSTATE
1/21/14- At 12:10, Engine Company 20 was dispatched on the DC 84-11 box to the I81 bridge for the auto accident. Engine 20 arrived first to find a single tractor trailer with the tank trailer overturned and the incident to be in the 20 district. The engine crew quickly assessed the scene with Chief 1-20 (Matter) arriving assuming the command. Crews found the milk tanker to be empty with minimal fluids leaked from the engine compartment. Members from E20 and DC Rescue 37 contained the fluids and checked the rest of the vehicle for additional hazards. The single occupant was self extricated and uninjured but checked by EMS.
CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT
1/17/14- At 10:25, Company 20 was dispatched for the auto accident with entrapment on Belle Vista Drive in the 20-02 box. Chief 1-20 (Matter) arrived to find a single vehicle into a tree with one patient trapped. Engine 20 (Captain Stilo Sr.) arrived and started stabilizing and pulling the tools while Rescue 20 (Captain Owen) arrived next and assisted. Crews performed a door removal of the passenger door and pushed the dash to free the patient to awaiting EMS crews. Engine 17 established a landing zone for life lion.
FIRE CHIEF- Erik Owen
1st ASSISTANT CHIEF- Josh Matter
2nd ASSISTANT CHIEF- Steve Laman
PRESIDENT- William Brougher Sr.
VICE PRESIDENT- Dexter Owen
TREASURER- Brian Fenerty
FINANICAL SECRETARY- June Rudeck
RECORDING SECRETARY- Mary Fulton
MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY- Vicki Emrick
TRUSTEE- William Brougher Sr.
TRUSTEE- Dale Crossland
TRUSTEE- Ty Matter
TRUSTEE- Kyle Wagner
BOARD OF DIRECTORS-
William Brougher Sr.
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