Thursday, March 26th, 2015
1722--Dispatched as part of the first alarm to 207 4th Street in Oneida for a House Fire. District 9 arrived and reported a Working Fire in a multiple family dwelling and transmitted the 2nd alarm. E582 arrived and took the hydrant on 4th street and supplied E9-10, L581 arrived and took the address and sent the crew to the roof to open Up. Hazle Tower positioned at the B/C Corner and sent it's main to the roof also. additional units were staged. Crews also assisted with overhaul and supression. Crews were able to hold the fire to the home it began in. Nuremberg Units Operated for about 2 hours. Units O/S: L581, E582, T585, T587, E9-10, T9-30, Ringtown Engine x 2, Tanker, Shenandoah ladder & Tanker, West Hazleton, Mcadoo, Mahanoy City Engine, Tanker, Rescue, Englewood for Rit, Girardville Engine, Hazle twp. Tower, Tanker, Engine, Harwood Tanker
Sunday, February 28th, 2016
Dispatched at 0004 to 8 Wind Gate Road, in Black Creek Twp. for a reported House Fire. District 9 for a Tanker and Sugarloaf Twp. Engine and Tanker were also due. With multiple calls being received along with reports on explosions incident was upgraded to a 2nd alarm + Special call for 2 additional tankers. L581 & E582 arrived to find a well Involved Residence with everyone out of the home already. 2 ground monitors were placed in service. Once a water supply was established a 2 1/2, and the ladder pipe were also placed in service until the bulk of the fire was knocked down. Crews then used (4) 1.75 handlines for Mop up. Sugarloaf Engine 2 established the dump site and pumped the 5". Sheppton Engine 9-10 had the fill site.. Crews operated for approx 6 hours on the Scene. E583 and Tankers 585 & 587 also responded. No injuries were reported, however the family lost one dog. Additional departments that assisted as part of the 2nd alarm: Sheppton Engine, Squad. Hazle Twp. Tanker & Car, Harwood Tanker, West Hazleton Rescue, Valley Regional Engine & Tanker, Foster Twp. Engine & Tanker, Beaver Twp. Tanker, Medic 26. We would like to thank everyone for their assistance.
Sunday, May 8th, 2016
0513- Dispatched to 57 Main Blvd in East Union Twp. for a reported Garage Fire. L581 & T585 were due along with District 9, District 30 for 30-10, T30-35, Shenandoah Squrt 745, Tanker 759, Medic 6401, Mahanoy City E454 and R993, Shenandoah Heights E881. Chief 9-02 arrived and confirmed a fully involved Garage along with a working fire in the Residence. The home was known to be vacant so an exterior attack only was ordered. Squrt 745 arrived and took side alpha, E9-10 arrived and placed a blitz fire in service. 30-10 arrived and was assigned to draft from the porta pond. Due to a mechanical problem 30-10 was unable to act as the supply Engine so ladder 581 took its place. With only 2 tankers from the first alarm responding, command special called Luzerne T141 and 241. with only one of those tanker's crewing (141) command struck the Tanker Task Force which brought Tanker 587 along with Ryan Twp Tanker, Hometown and Quakake Tankers, Aristes Tanker. Tanker 9-30 also responded. L581 operated 2 handlines and supplied Squrt 745 with 5" which had the boom and 4 handlines inservice,. The squrt also supplied E454 which operated one handline and a master stream. crews operated on scene for over three hours. On a side note this was Tanker's 585 first fire since we purchased it and operated perfectly. It pumped off its first tank to the squrt due to the water supply issue and then ran and dumped 4 loads. T587 dumped 3
Monday, July 25th, 2016
0411--Dispatched to 783 Cedar Head Road, Black Creek Twp. for a Working House Fire with possible entrapment.Sugarloaf Chief on scene requesting a full station response. Sugarloaf E2 arrived and pulled an 1.75 handline. Ladder 581 arrived next and placed (2)1.75 handlines in service. E582 picked up Sugarloaf's LDH. Tanker 585, 587 and Sugarloaf Tanker 1 handled the water shuttle. Sugarloaf Engine 3 had the fill site. West Hazleton Engine 183-1 was requested to assist with overhaul approx 90 mins into the incident. We would Like to thank Medic 26 & Medic 11 for providing rehab services!. Crews Operated on scene for approx 4 hours. PSP Hazleton is currently investigating. The original call for this incident came from a passerby on Interstate 80 reporting an unknown type fire. Sugarloaf Chief & Squad arrived in the area and reported a Working Fire
Sunday, August 6th, 2017
1220--Dispatched to 174 N Iroquois Circle in the Black Creek Twp. section of Eagle Rock for a reported house Fire. County advised Fire reported visible from 2nd floor bedroom, L581, E582, T585 all responded quickly as crews were still cleaning up from the breakfast. E582 arrived and confirmed a working fire and reported fire showing from 3 sides of the home and then positioned on side B. L581 arrived and positioned on Side A and flew the main to the roof. Sheppton Engine 9-10 grabbed a hydrant and supplied E582 which placed (3) 1.75 lines inservice. T585 Supplied E582 until the hydrant supply was ready. E583 & T587 arrived and staged sending its manpower to the scene. Hazle Twp. pulled 1 handline from their engine to knocked down an exterior fire. Crews operated on scene for about 2 hours. in addition tot he above apparatus. Sheppton's Tanker, Hazle Twp. Engine, Tanker, Rescue & Tower. Apts Medic 11 and Shenandoah ambulance 6404 were also on the scene. Incident was held to a first alarm. Crews had the main body of fire knocked down in approx 10 mins. Crews did also save two cats.
Sunday, April 29th, 2018
0630--617 Market Street in Weston, Black Creek Twp. For a reported house. Deputy Chief 19 reported a header visible from over a mile away and struck the 2nd alarm. Engine 1910 arrived with the chief and reported one building fully involved the D exposure involved and B exposure starting to show signs of becoming involved. The pole and wires in front of the address were also burning. Engine placed a 2 1/2 inservice and then a blitz fire. L1920 backed down market street and placed a blitz fire in service on the B exposure. Once a water supply was established the ladder pipe was placed in service. E1911 handled the fill site at the Weston dam. All mutual aid apparatus was staged and manpower assisted in various rolls. Fire is currently under investigation by psp Hazleton. As all the locals are aware the main fire building is where a homicide took place earlier this year.
First alarm: full station from us. Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company Engine and tanker. Sugarloaf Fire Company Engine and Tanker. West Hazleton Fire Company Engine for RIT. Medic 6404.
Second alarm: Hazle Township for Rescue and tanker. Shenandoah fire department for 6410, 6420, 6430. Harwood for the tanker, Ringtown Valley for E3015 & T3035
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
1741--Ladder 1920 and Tanker 1930 responded as part of the First Alarm to 66 3rd Street in Oneida on a House Fire. Incident would be quickly upgraded to a Working Fire in a 3 unit row and a 2nd Alarm would be struck. Ladder 1920 laid out 500 feet of 5" to supply E9-10. Tanker 9-30 was then instructed to pump the plug. Crews assisted with various tasks on the scene. Bulk of the fire was knocked down in 20 mins with extensive overhaul being needed. Numerous departments from through out the area assisted along with state police, Shenandoah police and LVHN ems. District 19 units were on scene for over 2 hours.
Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
0930--First alarm was dispatched to Arapahoe Circle Black Creek Twp section of Eagle rock for a House Fire. Portable arrived from District 9 and confirmed a working Fire. Deputy 19 arrived and confirmed the report and a 2nd alarm was requested due to the time of the day. 910 and 1920 arrived on location and 1920 advanced a line to the 2nd floor where crews encountered fire in two rooms and up under the roof. Hazle Ladder 4 was assigned Roof ops. 1930 and Hazle tanker 6 provided water supply. Rest of units were staged and assisted with overhaul. Crews operated for about 2 hours. Additional units on scene:.U/R: 1920, 1930, 910, Hazle Engine, Tanker, Ladder, West Hazleton Engine and Rescue, Sugarloaf Engine and Mcadoo Ladder and Tanker, medic 11
Friday, September 3rd, 2021
2238- Dispatched to 1755 Tomhicken Road in Black creek Twp. For an MVA involving a rollover. 1910 went on air and was advised of a vehicle rolled over in the woods with now one trapped and possibly wires down. At this time AC 19 requested the first due heavy also dispatched, which brought Sugarloaf Rescue and squad. This would set the stage for an extended operation. 1911 & 1960 went responding also at this time. 1910 arrived and reported a small dump truck overturned into a tree with one trapped and partial ejected. Crews had to use two chainsaws at first to remove the two large trees from on top of the vehicle before any type of extrication could even begin. Crews then started tunneling threw the back of the cab which involved cutting away part of the dump body with sawzalls. At the same time a crew was working on removing the passenger side door to gain access. Access was gained to the cab area. Pts lower extremities still weren't visible. Crews then used come alongs and air bags which gave additional space but still not enough. With fatigue starting to set in and members working for over 90 minutes already, the next due Heavy Rescue was requested which brought Hazle Township Heavy 141. 141 arrived and after a quick discussion with command a controlled lowering technique was suggested and set up under the Direction of the 141 OIC. After this was set up and initiated, which it only took raising the vehicle a few inches to free his remaining extremities the pt was finally extricated at 0204 . Fire personnel remained on scene till after 4am until the vehicle was removed and roadway opened. All departments and ems agencies worked extremely well together to perform the tasks that needed completed. Additional units on scene were GHA Bls, Sugarloaf BLS, Medic 11, Medevac flight crew was brought to the scene, District 9 handled the LZ in Weston.
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Dispatched to 100 Weis Lane in West Hazleton Borough for a working Fire. incident would grow to 4 alarms plus special calls. 1920 arrived and was directed to set up near the A/D Corner and was supplied by the Harwood Engine. Ladder 1920 operated its master stream then crews assisted on the roof with overhaul. 1920 operated for about 2 1/2 hours
Monday, February 14th, 2022
0520-1930 was due as part of the first alarm to 117 W Main Street in Ringtown for a Structure Fire with reported Entrapment. 3 mins later it was upgraded to a 2nd alarm adding 1920 & 1931. 1920 arrived and was assigned the rear. The Truck backed in and placed the water way in service and also then 3 handlines. With water supply issues tankers we're requested from a total of 5 counties. Some of the farthest included wright twp, Bloomsburg, summit station. Franklin twp. Mahanoy valley, summit hill, Elysburg, weatherly and everyone in between. District 19 units operated for approx 7 hours. Both tankers combined shuttled approx 35,000 gallons. Aerials also from Shenandoah, coaldale, mahanoy city and Mount Carmel operated master streams. Hazle Twp tower and frackville truck also assisted on the scene. One good note in addition to no injuries. The Truck crew found a cat that was still alive buried in the rubble approx 6 hours in and reunited it with its owner. Crews also were able to save the two end buildings
Friday, April 15th, 2022
2303--Dispatched along with the rest of the first alarm to 414 N Huron Circle in Black Creek Township section of Eagle Rock for a House Fire. Initial information given was the home was fully involved already. Captain 9B arrived and reported a full involved home & vehicle with explosions coming from the residence. Deputy Chief 19 requested the 2nd alarm. 1920 with Deputy chief 19 was first arriving and reported two buildings and a vehicle involved. Blitz fire was deployed for a quick hit. The wind then picked up and created a severe ember problem and radiant heat issue for 1920. Several spots fires ignited across the street. 910 arrived next followed by 1910 which laid out 1200 feet of 5". Hazle Twp. Engine 2 pumped the plug. Once a water supply was established the ladder pipe and 3 additional handlines were placed in service from 1920. 1911 arrived and started working the brush fire from the bottom deploying over 1200' of one inch forestry line. First arriving units on top reported several homes were now in danger of igniting off. 5 additional engines were requested from Hazleton City, Shenandoah, Mahanoy City, Ringtown. Several additional brush trucks and tankers we're also requested from the area. Crews worked for close to 5 hours to bring both incidents under control. No injuries were reported and no additional homes were lost. Incident is under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police. Units operating: 1910, 1911, 1920, 1930, 1931, 1960 Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company Engine and Tanker, Hazle Twp. Fire & Rescue Company 141 Engine, Tanker, Brush, West Hazleton Fire Department Rit, 2nd alarm: Sugarloaf Fire Company Inc. engine & Tanker, ambulance McAdoo Fire Company Ladder and Tanker, Harwood Fire Company Tanker and Brush. Some of the special calls were from Hazleton Fire Department , Ringtown Valley Fire & Rescue Co. , Humane Fire Company #1 , The Polish American Fire Co. #4 , Squrt 64-20 Ladder 64-25 , Columbia Hose & Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 , Valley Regional Fire & Rescue . Greater Hazleton Ambulance Citizens Fire Company #2 - Mahanoy City Multiple forestry Units.
Tuesday, May 24th, 2022
1116-Chief 19 came up on radio to Schuylkill to dispatch the first and 2nd alarms to 520 Hazle Street in Weston for a working house fire (Location ended up being 536). 1910 arrived and reported a working fire with heavy fire to the rear. 1930 arrived and nursed 1910. 910 arrived and crews assisted with stretching a 2nd line through the front door then into the attic area. 1920 took the address and flew the main to the roof to prepare for roof operations. In The beginning Schuylkill also made an announcement that a call to Luzerne reported the fire was believed to be deliberately set due to a tenant landlord dispute and unknown location of occupants . Psp was added along with North Union Twp police. Several animals died in the blaze and several more were rescued by the personnel on scene.
Units that responded: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1931, Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company Engine and Tanker, Sugarloaf Fire Company Inc. Engine, Tanker, Ambulance, Hazle Twp. Fire & Rescue Company 141 rescue and tanker . 2nd alarm. Ringtown Valley Fire & Rescue Co. Engine & Tanker, Squrt 64-20 Ladder 64-25 squirt, The Polish American Fire Co. #4 Tanker, Harwood Fire Company Tanker, West Hazleton Fire Department Engine, West End Fire & Rescue, Mahanoy City, PA Rescue. Shenandoah Community Ambulance Association, PSP Hazleton
First Due Garage Fire
Thursday, August 18th, 2022
0035--First alarm was dispatched to 61 Derringer street in the village of Weston, Black Creek Township for a garage fire with exposure issues. multiple calls were being received. A working fire would be confirmed by the glow in the sky. Ladder 1920 arrived and confirmed a well involved garage. Crews put the blitz fire in service followed by two 1.75". 1930 supplied the ladder along with the 177 Tanker. All other apparatus was staged. Crews operated for a little over two hours. State police fire marshal will be investigating. Units O/S 1910, 1920, 1930, 1931. Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company Engine, Sugarloaf Fire Company . Engine 2 (fill site), Tanker & BLS, Hazle Twp. Fire & Rescue Company 141 Rescue