East Greenville Fire Company

Engine-38 on 2nd Alarm in Lehigh County

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:38 Engine-38 was alerted as part of the 2nd alarm assignment for a working house fire on Steinsburg Road in Lower Milford Twp. Lehigh County.  Units from Lehigh 13 arrived to find a working fire and requested the 2nd alarm.  E-38 (A/C Wetzel) made the response with 5 and was assigned by 13 Command to check for extention and overhaul.  E-38 operated on scene for 1hr and 45mins before being placed in service by command.   



Vehicle Accident

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:53 Units alerted for a vehicle accident with injuries on Gravel Pike in Upper Hanover Twp.  Squad-38(A/C Wetzel) arrived and found 1 vehicle in the roadway.  Crews controlled hazards and traffic until the arrival of fire police from Staion-65.  Units cleared in 40 minutes.   



Assist Berks 58 on the Building Fire

Sunday, May 24, 2015 23:20 Station-38 was alerted to assist Berks County Station-58 (Hereford) on a working building fire.  Engine and Squad-38 made the response.  Berks 58 units arrived and reported a detatched garage with fire showing.  Crews from 38 assisited with extinguishment and overhaul.  Squad-38 was sent to the fill site and filled tankers.  Crews operated for 2 hours before returning to service.   



Motorcycle Accident

Thursday, May 14, 2015 18:24 Station-38 was alerted to assist Lehigh County Station 13 (Lower Milford) with a motorcycle accident with injuries at Kings Hwy South and Manor Way.  Squad, Engine, and Air-38 all made the response.  Crews assisted EMS with patient packaging and controlled hazards.  Units cleared at 18:45hrs.



Aeromedical Landing

Monday, May 11, 2015 16:30 Squad-38 was dispatched to set up a landing zone for Station-65 (Pennsburg) while they operated at a vehicle rescue at Layfield and Klinerd Roads in Upper Hanover Twp.  Squad-38 set-up the zone and 1 patient was flown to the trauma center.  Squad-38 cleared in 30 minutes. 



Assist Station 71

Saturday, May 9, 2015 10:45 E-38 responded to Miller Road in Upper Hanover Twp. to assist Station-71 (Red Hill) on a working building fire.  Units arrived to find a small outbuilding with fire throughout.  E-38 assisted with overhaul.   



Box alarm in Pennsburg Borough

Sunday, May 3, 2015 12:41 Montgomery County struck the box for the smoke condition in the apartment building on 2nd Street in Pennsburg Borough.  Engine and Ladder-38 both due on the box.  Both units made the response, taking the second due engine and ladder assignments.  Upon investigation, the source of the smoke was found to be burnt food on the stove.  Structure ventilated and command placed the box in service a short time later.



Assist Station 42

Sunday, May 3, 2015 02:10 Air-38 was alerted to respond on the 79-01 Box in Marlborough Twp. to assist Station-42 (Green Lane) on a working house fire. The air unit arrived and crews were ventilating and begining overhaul in the involved structure.  Air-38 was on scene for almost 2 hours and filled 12 cylinders before being placed in service by 42 Command.



Accident with Reported Injuries

Thursday, April 23, 2015  38 was dispatched to Gravel Pike and Station Road for an accident with injuries.  Chief-38 (Wilson) arrived and reported a 2-vehicle accident blocking the roadway.  L-38 (A/C Wetzel) arrived and the crew split checking for injuries and securing the vehicles and fluids.  E-38 (Capt Fry) arrived and assisted the ladder crew and handled traffic on the south side of the incident.  Air-38 arrived and blocked traffic on the north side.  Crews remained on scene for an hour before being placed in service by command.   



Dry Conditions Keep Volunteers Busy

Monday, April 13, 2015 14:45 E-38 was requested to assist Sta-65 (Pennsburg) with a large brush fire on Kutztown Road in Upper Hanover Twp.  E-38 arrived and assisted with extinguishment.  The fire was into a wooded area and was threatening sevreal structures.  Several units from Mongomery and Berks County assisted at the scene.  While E-38 was taking up from this incident, they were dispatched to Gravel Pike in the first due for a corn field on fire.  Cover companies and E-38 made the response and had a large corn field with fire throughout. Units operated for about 45 mins at this incident before being placed in service by command.    



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