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Hampden Apartment Fire

Sat, May 16th, 2015 1:47:00 pm - At 1347 the first alarm assignment was sent to Brook Circle in Hampden Township for an apartment fire. R31 responded with 4. R31 arrived as the third unit on scene. Crews operated a handline in the interior, assisted with laddering operations and assisted in establishing water supply. The second alarm was struck at 1351 bringing E31 with 2. Crews from E31 assisted with interior operations. ...Continued
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Auto Accident Millers Gap and Wertzville
Thu, May 14th, 2015 9:57:00 am - At 0957 units were alerted for an auto accident at Millers Gap Road and Wertzville Road. R31 responded with 2 and arrived on scene to find one vehicle under a tractor trailer. Crews from Co. 31, 33 worked to stabilize the vehicle and extricate the patient. The patient was extricated and medevac'd by Life Lion. H&J Towing was requested for a heavy lift tow truck ...Continued
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Mobile Home Fire

Mon, Apr 27th, 2015 12:16:00 pm - Approximately 12:30 this afternoon Company 31 and mutual aid companies were dispatched to a mobile home fire on Linda Drive. Chief 131 arrived to find the roof on fire and all occupants out of the home. Many thanks to our surrounding departments for helping us out! Crews had to force their way into the locked home, and did a great job at quick extinguishment. ...Continued
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Brush Pile and Small Shed Fire
Sun, Apr 26th, 2015 12:07:00 am - Crews responded to Millers Gap Road for a reported wildfire. Crews arrived on scene to find a large area on fire with a small structure involved. Crews worked for an hour and a half to contain and extinguish the fire. Crews had to contend with limited accessibility during the incident. The fire was contained to a 100' x 50' area. ...Continued
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Perry County House Fire

Sat, Apr 11th, 2015 10:38:00 am - Tanker 31 was requested to transfer to Perry County Co. 12 (Shermansdale) while they operated on a house fire. Before the Tanker was able to respond they were requested to the scene. Tanker 31 responded with 3, and hauled 2 loads of water before being placed available. The Tanker operated for a little over 2 hours. ...Continued
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Back to back runs with Co. 30
Wed, Mar 11th, 2015 9:52:00 pm - At 1929 the first alarm assignment was sent to the 30-08 box for a stove fire. E31 responded with 6, arriving on scene behind E230. E31 held at the hydrant while Co 30 investigated. With negative results on the investigation E31 was released by Command 30. As E31 was preparing to depart, a call for an auto accident with entrapment was dispatched at Creekview and ...Continued
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Car Fire

Thu, Feb 12th, 2015 11:35:00 pm - Engine 31 and Tanker 33 were dispatched to Sheetz on the Carlisle Pike for a car fire. Chief 133 (Horning)was at 114/11 and arrived with an engine compartment fire. Chief 31(McDonald) arrived a minute later and the vehicle was fully involved. Engine 31(with 3) and Tanker 33 arrived, E31 deployed the class B foam line while T33 set up supply. Crews made quick work of ...Continued
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Transfer Assignment turns into Water Shuttle on Perry County Barn Fire
Thu, Feb 5th, 2015 5:20:00 pm - Tanker 31 was requested to transfer to PC station 12 while they operated on a barn fire near Landisburg. Tanker 31 transferred with 4. Tanker 46 and Engine 245 also transferred. After being at Station 12 about 20 minutes Tanker 31 and Tanker 46 were both requested to the scene to assist with water shuttle operations. Tanker 31 dumped 13 loads of water before returning ...Continued
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Mobile Home Fire

Sun, Jan 11th, 2015 10:48:00 pm - At 2248 the first alarm was struck tot he 31-05 box for a mobile home fire. Chief 31 responded just after dispatch and was advised of multiple calls for a mobile home fire. Engine 31 responded with 4 shortly after dispatch as well. Engine 31 arrived first and crews deployed an 1 3/4" attack line. Chief 31 was advised by PD of possible entrapment. Crews ...Continued
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2014 Statistics
Thu, Jan 1st, 2015 12:28:00 am - The Silver Spring Community Fire Company responded to 662 calls in 2014. Below are some of the compiled statistics for the year. Calls by Month: January-  56 February-55 March-54 April-46 May-52 June-59 July-66 August-43 September-40 October-62 November-65 December-64 Call by Type: Type # % of Total Working Fires 17 3% Motor Vehicle Collisons 115 17% Entrapments 6 1% Misc. Rescue 16 2% Misc. Fire 77 ...Continued
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