Engine 54, Engine 54-1, Utility 54 Rescue 88(Middletown), Rescue 59(Lower Swatara) and Rescue Engine 74-1(Elizabethtown). Responded to this high speed crash on 283 West bound prior to Schoolhouse Road. The truck tractor was was way off the road into the woods. Chief 54(Shellenhamer) directed Engines 54 and 54-1 to access the truck through the Vineyards of Hershey's property. Engine 54 went as far as possible in the field before becoming stuck and had to carry equipment to the tractor. Engine 54-1 with its four wheel drive made it to the truck and the winch was used to pull the drivers door from the tractor. Crews worked well together to remove the heavily entrapped driver from the truck. The driver was conscious and alert through out. The driver of the passenger car was confined and Rescue 88 and E 74-1 removed that patient. Great work by all involved! ... See moreSee less
Yesterday afternoon, Rescue 88 responded to this working house fire in Hummelstown Fire Department’s first due.2-5-18 - Hummelstown, PA - 100 blk N. Duke St. - 1st alarm assignment for fire on the 2nd floor and attic of an occupied, single family, dwelling.
This afternoon, Company 88 and mutual aid units were dispatched to the 100 block of Ann Street for a reported structure fire. Chief 88(Whitebread, Jr) responded with additional information of smoke detectors activated and smoke in the basement. Engine and Truck 88 responded shortly after, with 3 personnel each, as the Chief reported smoke from the basement and requested the 1st Alarm. Engine 88 arrived, laying in from a nearby hydrant and the crew stretched the 300’ apartment line to the basement, while the Truck took a position on Side A. The Engine’s crew quickly located and extinguished a small fire in the basement with Command placing the incident under control and holding Engines 88 and 59-1,and Truck 88. The Truck and Engine 59-1 crews then set up ventilation and units returned to service shortly after. ... See moreSee less