Archive for August, 2011

August Alarms

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

August was another slow month for North Warren with 7 alarms. Of the 7, 3 were motor vehicle accidents. An engine responded to a minor car fire at Tractor Supply. An engine and rescue also ran a stove fire in Starbrick.

Trash and Treasure Days

Monday, August 8th, 2011

The North Warren Trash and Treasure Days will be held Saturday August 20th. Come and browse the community wide garage sale. The North Warren Vol. Fire Dept. will begin serving our delicious chicken BBQ at 11:00am until sold out. Visit us at the fire hall for a chicken dinner.

Pumps I Class

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Firefighters from Glade, North Warren, Lander, Russell, Scandia, Clarendon, United Refining Company, and Kuhl Hose attended a 2 day long Pumps I class at Glade Twp. VFD. Taught by Bill Hoehn from Crystal Fire Department in St. Marys, PA, firefighters learned basic fire engine pump operating skills. Over the weekend of training, firefighters learned the math and theory behind hydraulics then put the knowledge into practical use by pumping the engines and applying the knowledge learned the day before. Four North Warren firefighters attended the class. The hands on part of the training was held at United Refining Company’s Tank Farm.P7310420

July Alarms

Monday, August 8th, 2011

July was a slow month for North Warren. With 4 calls total we offered mutual aid 3 times. NWVFD offered assistance to Warren State Hospital Fire Department for a standby, responded to an automatic fire alarm at Warren Area High School in Glade Township, and helped Emergycare with a medical call. North Warren ran a motor vehicle accident at Market St. and Jackson Run.