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Accident with (1) trapped on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

February 20

Around 0200 hours on Monday February 20th, 88 and 10 units were dispatched to a vehicle accident with (1) person trapped on the E/B side of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Chief 88 arrived on scene and found a single vehicle accident with the driver trapped. FWFC units arrived and extricated the driver in 11 minutes.... (Full Story)

Rescue 88 Responds as RIT to Erdenheim

February 15

Rescue 88 responded as the RIT team to the 700 block of Bethlehem Pike in Erdenheim. The first arriving units has smoke showing from a two story commercial building and located a fire in the ceiling on the 1st floor. The Rescue's crew setup (3) portable ladders and stood by for a short time before being released by command.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 88 responds to Springfield for a 1st alarm dwelling.

January 26

Rescue 88 responded as the RIT to a 1st alarm dwelling fire in Springfield Township. Just as the rescue was arriving chief 6 put the crew to work as a ladder company and added the next due RIT. The rescues crew deployed (5) portable ladders then entered the rear of the dwelling to assist with opening up and hitting hot spots. The rescue returned to service after about an hour. Photo Credit Brian ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tower & Chief 88 operate at dwelling fire in Ambler

January 24

Tower & Chief 88 responded on the initial box alarm for a reported dwelling fire in Ambler. Captain 7 arrived and had fire showing from the rear of a 3 story dwelling. Tower 88's inside team searched the dwelling ahead of the hose line while the exterior crew deployed portable ladders.

Engine 88 with a crew of 6 covered station 7-A during the fire.

Photos by Brian Sullivan... (Full Story & Photos)

Dwelling Fire on Douglas Street clears both Fort Stations

November 23

Dwelling Fire-At 5:45 Wednesday evening, just as Squad 88 was pulling up to a fully involved vehicle fire on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Montgomery County dispatched a dwelling fire in the area of Meadowbrook Avenue and Douglas Street. Engine 88, Engine 88-1, Tower 88 and Rescue 88 all responded, while Squad 88 and Squad 88-1 quickly handled the car fire. Captain 88 arrived and reported fire showing ... (Full Story)


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