1ST Responder Newspaper - PA
Three pinned in Franklin Township
At 8:32 a.m. on April 1st, Rescue 177 and Engine 174 out of Elysburg were sent to the 900 block of Southern Boulevard for an auto accident with three occupants entrapped. Units from Elysburg, Catawissa and Numedia arrived to find a single vehicle on it’s side into a tree. The rescue crew worked for approximately ten minutes to stabilize the vehicle, remove the roof and extricate the driver and two passengers. Patients were taken to a local trauma center by Elysburg EMS.
WEST RIDGE FD
Neighbors save five from burning Brentwood home
Two neighbors helped save five people from their burning house in Brentwood on March 31st. The fire on Olancha Avenue started just before 3 a.m. and engulfed the home by the time crews arrived. No firefighters were injured and the five residents inside were treated at UPMC Mercy for smoke inhalation before being released.
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Two alarm apartment building in Middletown Borough Crews from Middletown Volunteer Fire Department and Mutual aid companies were dispatched for an apartment building at the apartment complex of Pineford. Chief 88 arrived with a five story mid-rise apartment building with fire from the top floor in the middle of the row.
An expression found inside the Greenwalds Fire Company firehouse in South Whitehall Township.