With all the snow remember to dig out the hydrants near your home. We appreciate it and it really helps us during an emergency
This month Company 1 responded to a total of 25 calls. There were 6 fire/water alarms, 4 carbon monoxide alarms, 3 smells of smoke, 2 extrications, 2 lift/EMS assists, 1 odor of natural gas, 1 boiler emergency 1 dryer fire, and we were dispatched to 4 structure fires.
At around 4pm this afternoon Rescue 1 and Fire Company 2 responded to the 287 flyover for an overturned truck with an entrapped driver. Once on scene Rescue 1 successfully removed the driver, who was then transported to an area hospital.
This year Company 1 responded to a total of 337 calls for service. There was 1 call for assistance with an injured animal, 1 boiler emergency, 7 brush fires, 3 car fires, 1 chimney fire, 18 carbon monoxide alarms, we were dispatched to 41 structure fire, 2 calls for down utility wires, 1 dryer fire, 1 dumpster fire, 14 elevator rescues, 13 EMS assists, 13 extrications, 138 fire alarms, 4 grill fires, 1 HAZMAT call, 1 helicopter landing zone, 3 calls for leaking fuel, 4 fire related mutual aid requests, 1 mutual aid request for the airboat, 1 mutual aid request for the dive team, 16 smells of natural gas, 3 oven fires, 3 search and rescues, 31 smells of smoke, 1 smell of gasoline, 2 stand-by’s, 2 odor investigations, 1 technical rescue, 3 utility pole fires, and there were 4 working fires. 2015 was a busy year and we …