Station moving along
Fri, Dec 2nd, 2016 2:30:00 pm - Crews are working on the second floor walls and the station is starting to take shape! Check out the New Station tab for updated pictures. ...Continued
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Drill Topics
Mon, Nov 28th, 2016 6:00:00 pm - Weekly drill consisted of two parts. The first being a critique of the RIT activation at a mutual aid fire a few weeks ago. A presentation by Captain Bertin showed an overview of the incident, positive/negatives of crew's performance and tactics. This promoted a healthy discussion ...Continued
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Thanksgiving Cooking Safety
Tue, Nov 22nd, 2016 6:50:00 pm - Cooking is the leading cause of home fires.  Help keep your Thanksgiving safe by following the safety reminders in this video! ...Continued
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RIT Response
Wed, Nov 16th, 2016 3:14:00 am - The Rescue Engine was dispatched to Box 14-02 for a fire in an occupied multiple dwelling this morning. During response the incident was upgraded to a 2nd alarm with heavy fire to the rear. Engine 1-1 was assigned the Rapid Intervention Team responsibility. Crews split, ...Continued
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Box Alarm and crash for this rainy afternoon
Wed, Nov 9th, 2016 1:35:00 pm - This afternoon crews were sent to the 1-02 box area for a reported kitchen fire. Wagon 1 w/4 (Asst Chief Gernert) and Tower 1 (Hap) were advised by Lebanon of a kitchen fire with flames visible while responding so the working fire assignment was asked ...Continued
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Busy Day for Station 1
Sat, Nov 5th, 2016 5:30:00 pm - Crews were kept busy with four calls for service during the day including motor vehicle accidents and an automatic fire alarm.  All incidents were handled quickly and units returned to service ready for the the next event. ...Continued
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3 members attend PSFA Truck Academy
Mon, Oct 31st, 2016 3:15:00 pm - Last week Capt Bertin, Lt Spencer, and Deputy Chief Duncan attended a 3 day long Truck academy at the PA State Fire Academy. Members worked on searches, forcible entry, and victim rescues all under live fire conditions. This was the second part of the truck ...Continued
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Station Project Progessing
Sun, Oct 30th, 2016 9:32:00 am - The new fire station project is progessing well. They have completed the west wall, stair tower and EMS quarters. They have started on the east wall, stair tower, lobby, EOC and elevator shaft. ...Continued
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House Fire in 1-05
Tue, Oct 25th, 2016 12:17:00 pm - Box 1-05 was struck at 15:59hrs Tuesday for a dwelling fire.Wagon 1 responded w/6 (AC Gernert) and was advised by communications of heavy black smoke coming from the residence.With this information, the box was upgraded to a Level 2, working fire dispatch. Wagon 1 arrived ...Continued
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The Walls Are Going Up
Mon, Oct 24th, 2016 10:36:00 am - Over the last few days constuction crews completed the setting of the first floor steel and have been working on the laying the block for the stair towers and elevator. ...Continued
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