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December, 2017

1ST Responder Newspaper - PA


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York County Rescue 36 of the Yoe Fire Company is this 2008 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750/20 Foam. DARIN SMITH/TRUCK 18 PHOTOGRAPHY

Firefighters from Engine 9 and Ladder 3 arrived at this vehicle fire that spread into an adjacent garage.


Stolen Truck Found Torched in Reading Reading, PA - On Saturday, November 4th, "C" Platoon firefighters were approaching the end of the their day-shift when a still alarm was transmitted for a vehicle fire. As companies began to turnout, the Berks County DES call center upgraded the assignment to a full box after receiving several calls reporting a garage burning. Engine 9 arrived with a fully

JUMP TO FILE #110517103 involved pickup truck adjacent to a garage in the 1500 block of Mill Street. Firefighters stretched two hose lines down the alley. An attack was mounted on both the truck and the garage while firefighters threw portable ladders for roof work.

The fire was knocked down quickly, within 20 minutes, with a large amount of overhaul in progress. Companies were on scene for an hour with no injuries reported. The Fire Marshal's Office is investigating and reported that the truck was stolen from Lebanon. Chief Stoudt (Car 6) was in command. - JASON BATZ

The Smethport FD in McKean County recently placed their tanker back into service. The 2001 Sterling Acterra chassis had a 2017/4 Guys body built on it with a 500 pump and 3000 water. The previous body had no pump on it.



Bowmansville Fire Company operates this 2016 KME Preditor 1750/1000.


Marion Fire Company Station 52 out of Berks County recently took delivery of Tanker 52, a 2017 Peterbilt/4 Guys Tanker with a 1,000GPM and 3,500-gallon tank.

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1st Responder News PA December Edition  

1st Responder News PA December Edition