On Thursday evening, Engine 45 was dispatched to Hummelstown for a commercial structure fire at a building housing 3 local businesses, which escalated to a 2nd alarm. The engine crew assisted with venting the roof, performing fire attack, soaking hot spots, and overhauling before being released by command after spending over 3 hours on scene (Photos by Capital City Fire Photos.)
Yesterday afternoon just before 4 p.m., Squad 45 was dispatched to assist crews from Lebanon & Dauphin Counties with a 1st alarm working commercial structure fire in East Hanover Twp. when command requested two additional rescue units. Upon arrival, the majority of the fire had been knocked down by previously arriving crews. The Squad crew was on scene for about 2 hours assisting with soaking hot spots and performing overhaul before being released by command shortly before the box was placed in service.
Engines: 36-1, 39, 39-1, 48, Lebanon 1-1
Rescues: 35, 37, 46, 48, Squad 45
Tankers: 35, 37, 38, 39, 47, 54, 59, Cumberland 17, Cumberland 20, Lebanon 11, Lebanon 2, Lebanon 2-1, Lebanon 6, Lebanon 7
Trucks: 34, Lebanon 1, Lebanon 12
Special Unit: 36
Rehab/Canteen: Lebanon 6, American Red Cross
Command: CH 36, CH39
Today’s Chicken BBQ, our first of the season, was a great success as usual. Thanks to all who came out to support Rutherford Fire and the Children’s Miracle Network. Please join us for the next BBQ on May 9 from approximately 10 a.m. until sold out. Meals include 1/2 chicken, baked potato, roll, and butter.
Please enjoy our company’s annual slideshow for 2014. We apologize for the tardiness of the video. Thank you to FF Jon Canulli for putting this together. Well done, and much appreciated.
This afternoon Engine 45 & Rescue 46 were dispatched to assist Company 47 at an Accident with injuries at Pine Hill & Nyes Rd. Engine 45 arrived to find a 2 vehicle accident with No Entrapment. Crews from the Engine and Rescue 46 secured the battery and contained fluids. Two (2) patients were transported via Life Lion EMS to an area hospital to be checked out.
Units: E45,47-1, R46, A47 Command: Chief 47