North Warren was toned out for 1 alarm in October. A crew stood by at the station for Lander. In November NW ran 12 calls. 2 of which were standby’s for WSH and WFD. 2 more responses were to Carbon Monoxide investigations. And 2 more were to assist Emergycare for a landing zone. Finally, the last notable November alarm was an assist to Clarendon VFD with a strike team for a brush fire.
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There were 8 alarms for the month including 2 structure fires. One residential fire and a grease fire at Arby’s. Of the other 6 calls these included 3 motor vehicle accidents, 1 elevator rescue, 1 fire alarm, and finally 1 odor investigation at a residence.
Things picked up in August with 10 alarms. Of the 10 there were 6 MVAs and 1 Structure Fire. NW doubled up on 8/21 with an assist to Lander for a structure fire and an MVA with entrapment shortly after returning from Lander. Warren FD provided an engine for assistance on the MVA. NW also provided Mutual Aid to Glade and Starbrick for Fire Police.
July responses included another 4 AFAs and 3 MVAs. mutual aid was provided to Starbrick and Glade. An engine and rescue responded to Glade to provide assistance at a structure fire. 8 alarms were struck out in July.
10 calls rounded out the month. One Carbon Monoxide alarm found nothing. 4 responses were to Smells and Bells. NW rescue responded at the request of Sugar Grove to provide an engine crew for a structure fire where NW firefighters performed ventilation while another NW team extinguished remaining hotspots and began salvage operations. 55 house assisted Penelec at a substation electrical fire near Walmart. Finally an MVA brought crews out for traffic control. Mutual aid was provided to Starbrick, Warren, and Warren State Hospital.
NW responded to 8 alarms in May. A rescue and manpower provided mutual aid to Sugar Grove for a structure fire. Mutual aid also was provided to Starbrick for Fire Police and WSH for a search detail. Other alarms consisted of a vehicle fire at Dave’s Auto on Market St. and an MVA in the 5000 block of Jackson Run.
North Warren was dispatched for 5 alarms in the month of April. One standby for WFD. NW emptied the station to assist at a structure fire in Lander with several other departments from PA and NY. A strike team was also requested to Dutchman Run in Clarendon to a large wildfire. 2 days and 141 personnel hours were logged by NW crews on Clarendon’s fire. Crews from multiple forestry districts throughout the state and ANF assisted Clarendon.
11 calls rounded out the month. Of the 11 there were 3 MVA’s, 2 Structure Fires, 2 Brush Fires, 1 AFA. NW Rescue assisted Glade VFD with one accident with entrapment. Landing Zones were set up to assist Emergycare and Starbrick. An engine was requested for a structure fire in Clarendon for ventilation and overhaul. A week later Sugar Grove requested an engine company to assist with overhaul. Overall, mutual aid was provided for several different companies and different capacities to Russell, Glade, Emergycare, Starbrick, Clarendon, Sugar Grove, and a standby for Youngsville.
Another slow month with 7 alarms. NW Engine 8 responded to assist Starbrick with a chimney fire. 3 MVAs, 2 investigations, and one call for traffic control rounded out the rest of the month.
Only 6 alarms tallied out the month. Of the 6 alarms, 4 were motor vehicle accidents. An engine crew filled in at Starbrick for a chimney fire. Engine 8 also provided mutual aid to Warren State Hospital for an early morning fire alarm.