Training at House 56

This Monday (March 28th) fire fighters from Oakmont Fire Co. and Manoa Fire Co. teamed up for a rescue drill at House 56 (Manoa). The night was spent going over equipment and techniques which can be used and discussing ways in which the companies can aid each other in the future.

Company 38 Trains in House 34 before an Evening Call

On Monday March 21st, Company 38 traveled to house 34 (Llanerch Fire Co.) to use the maze facility for confined space training. Not only was the training a great opportunity for the fire fighters to gain valuable experience but the company responded to a small fire in a dwelling on the 2700 block of Chestnut ave. The dispatch…

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Morning Vehicle Fire

Just after 0700 hours Saturday, March 17th company 38 was dispatched to Ellis and Woodleigh roads to assist company 56 with a vehicle on fire. The original dispatch was for company 56 to Lawrence and Ellis. Upon arrival, Squad 56 and 56-9 (Chief Norman) were advised by fireboard that the vehicle had been driven into Oakmonts local and…

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Company Responds to Vehicle into Gas Station

February 20th, 2011 Shortly after 18:00 on Sunday, Company 38 was dispatched for an accident with entrapment/vehicle into a building at the Exxon gas station on Haverford and Eagle along with ambulance 34-7 and Medic 109. As company 38 worked on the exrication of one person, the assistance of Medic 108 and ambulance 56-7 was requested…

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Morning RIT Run

  February 10th, 2011 At roughly 09:45 hours that Thursday, companies 34, 35 and 56 were dispatched for a dwelling fire with reports of smoke showing on the 300 block of Manoa rd. Haverford Car 1 arrived on seen and confirmed reports while also requesting that company 38 be dispatched as the Rapid Intervention Team….

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Early Morning Entrapment

February 9th, 2011 In the early hours of Wednesday morning, company 38 was dispatched for an accident with partial ejection and possible entrapment in the area of 3400 block of Darby road, along with ambulance 56-7 and Medic 53 . Squad 38 arrived quickly and was followed by Rescue and Engine 38 to safely remove two patients…

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