ENTRAPMENT IN WASHINGTON TWP

Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:06  March 25, 2017 10:06 - Engine 20 was dispatched to assist Company 21   (Elizabethville) with a crash with entrapment.  Command 21 assigned the Millersburg crew to a vehicle on its roof with a single patient trapped inside.  The crew split with two operating the spreaders and cutters, another with patient care and another with stabilization.  Extrication was completed and the vehicle secured with liquid hazards having been mitigated.  Crews then moved to assist with freeing a second victim.  Five injuries were reported and four were flown from the Upper Dauphin High School and Halifax Fire Station.  We assisted with clean up at the scene until placed in service at 11:41.  Great job by both Millersburg and Elizabethville crews!  Photo courtesy of Seth Lasko Photography and Doug Snyder.

     



 

MILLERSBURG MOURNS WITH HARRISBURG

Monday, March 13, 2017   The Officers and members of the Millersburg Fire Company offer our sincerest condolences to the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire on the Line of Duty Death of Lt. Dennis Devoe. While Lt. Devoe was responding to a 2nd alarm fire in Harrisburg City, he was struck by a driver under the influence that ran a red light or stop sign.  Sadly, Lt. Devoe succumbed to his injuries while surrounded by family and friends.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Lt. Devoe and all our brothers of the HFD.

   


 

BORO & TWP MEET AND GREET

Saturday, March 11, 2017  The Millersburg Fire Company welcomed Millersburg Borough Council members and Upper Paxton Township Supervisors to a breakfast prepared by our Public Relations Committee. This was a time that the fire company and the municipal leaders could meet and continue our good relations. The Municipal leaders had the opportunity to tour the fire house and see the equipment and apparatus we use to protect our community. We were very pleased to have everyone here today and look forward to continue working together for a better 17061!

     



 

CHIMNEY FIRE IN HALIFAX

Monday, February 27, 2017 07:28  The Engine, Truck and Tanker were dispatched to a chimney fire on the 3300 Block of Peters Mountain Road (Box 29-1) this morning at 07:28. The Truck was assigned to the scene where they put the aerial in service while the Engine was assigned to stage with Engine 21 at the hydrant. The Tanker was staged with the other tankers that had arrived on scene. Shortly after the Engine and Tanker arrived, they were placed available while the Truck remained on scene to assist Company 29 (Halifax). The Truck was released at 08:55.

   


 

EARLY MORNING FIRE IN ELIZABETHVILLE

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 02:02  At 02:02 hours this morning, the Truck and Engine were dispatched to assist Company 21 (Elizabethville) with a working structure fire (Box 21-1) at South Market and Callowhill Streets. Both the Engine and Truck companies assisted with overhaul efforts after initially staging in manpower. The Truck remained at Station 21 to standby until Truck 22 (Lykens) went in service. The Engine was the last of our units to return in service at 03:49 hours. Photos courtesy of Charlie Wertz and Seth Lasko Photography.

     



 

SECOND CRASH ON 147

Thursday, February 9, 2017 11:15  Engine 20 and Rescue 21 were again dispatched to a vehicle crash with entrapment/confinement at 11:15 on Route 147 North (Box 205). Chief 20 (D. Snyder) arrived to find no entrapment or confinement and no injuries Rescue 21 was placed in service and the event was cancelled very soon after at 11:31. 

   


 

SNOWY CRASH ALONG THE MOUNTAIN

Thursday, February 9, 2017 09:45  Engine 20 and Rescue 21 were dispatched to a vehicle crash with possible entrapment or confinement at 09:45 this morning just north of Tarry Hall Road on Route 147 North (Box 205). Further details were given that the driver was uninjured but could not get out of the vehicle. Upon arrival Chief 20 (D. Snyder) reported that an SUV was on its side along the side of the mountain with extremely icy conditions. Rescue 21 was downgraded to class 3 (non-emergency) and then cancelled when the patient was able to exit the vehicle. Engine 20 arrived and assisted Fire Police with traffic control until the tow company arrived.

     



 

FIRE COMPANY MOURNS LONGTIME EMT

Tuesday, January 31, 2017   The officers and members offer our sincerest condolences to the Zankiewicz family on their loss of Fred Zankiewicz. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Millersburg Ambulance Association as Fred faithfully served the Ambulance Association and our community for over 30 years. We stand ready to offer any assistance.

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ENGINE 20 ASSIST WITH CRASH

Sunday, January 15, 2017 08:46  Engine 20 was dispatched to assist Company 21 (Elizabethville) with a reported crash with entrapment/confinement in the area of North Church Street and North Kentucky Drive in Washington Township.  While enroute, Chief 21 (Dill) advised that two patients were unable to exit the vehicle and suffered no injuries.  Upon arrival on scene, the Engine crew was advised that the patients were extricated and could return to service.

   


 

BUSY DAY FOR THE 20 HOUSE

Saturday, January 14, 2017   The members of the Millersburg Fire Company were kept busy on this day by answering four calls throughout the day.  

The first call (Box 20-1) came in for a medical assist for lifting on the 200 Block of Walnut Street at 10:41.  Initially, the Utility responded with 3 personnel and upon arrival Command 20 (Chief C. Snyder) determined that Truck 20 would be needed to assist.  Truck 20 arrived with additional personnel and extrication of the patient was completed.  

The second call of the day (Box 29-4) was dispatched while crews were finishing at the lift assist call at 11:22.  The Boat and Special Unit were dispatched to Halifax Township at the boat landing for a report of boats in distress on the Susquehanna River in the area of Girty's Notch.  Upon arrival, Command 29 (Chief W. Pottiger) released the Boat and Special Unit as the boats were no longer in danger.

The third call (Box 20-3) was dispatched for a crash with injuries in the area of Huntz Road and Landfill Road at 18:19.  Chief 20 (D. Snyder) arrived to find no injuries and assigned the Engine to stage at the top of the hill as EMS made a further assessment.

The fourth and final call (Box 20-7) was dispatched at 19:10 for a fire alarm on the 400 Block of Summers Road in Upper Paxton Township.  Chief 203 (C. Snyder) reported a malfunctioning alarm system and had the Engine and Truck stage at the end of the driveway.  Crews were released a short time later. 

   


 
 
 

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