Fire calls

Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company
August, 2017 Calls

Incident

MULCH FIRE – August 3rd at 550 Stauffer Road for a mulch pile that was on fire at the Warwick Township yard waste facility.   2 engines, 7 firefighters, no Jr. firefighters, no fire police responded, traveled 6.5 miles and we were in service 1 hour and 28 minutes.  Assisted by Brunnerville Fire Co. tanker 22.

MULCH FIRE – August 3rd at 550 Stauffer Road for a mulch pile that was on fire at the Warwick Township yard waste facility.   2 engines, 12 firefighters, 2 Jr. firefighters, no fire police responded, traveled 6.5 miles and we were in service 1 hour and 41 minutes.  Assisted by Brunnerville Fire Co. tanker 22 and engine 22-1.

VEHICLE ACCIDENT – August 4th at 2045 Main Street for a rear end vehicle accident with fluids on the roadway.  1 engine, squad, ambulance, 9 firefighters, 1 fire police, 1 Jr. firefighter, 2 ambulance personnel responded, traveled .5 mile and we were in service 38 minutes.

MULCH FIRE – August 4th at 550 Stauffer Road for a mulch pile that was on fire at the Warwick Township yard waste facility.   1 engine, 11 firefighters, no Jr. firefighters, no fire police responded, traveled 6.5 miles and we were in service 43 minutes. 

ASSIST CALL – August 5th at 56 E. Lincoln Avenue for an assist to Lititz Fire Company on an outbuilding fire.  1 engine, 11 firefighters responded, traveled 8 miles and we were in service 1 hour and 24 minutes.

ASSIST CALL – August 14th at Washington Avenue and E. Locust Street for an assist to Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company on an apartment building but we were recalled while responding to our station.  No engine response, 5 firefighters, 1 Jr. firefighter responded, traveled no miles and we were in service 4 minutes.

ASSIST CALL – August 22nd at 101 Crosswinds Drive for an assist to Lititz Fire Company on a building fire but we were staged and not used. 1 engine, duty vehicle, 7 firefighters, 1 Jr. firefighter responded, traveled 7 miles and we were in service 30 minutes.

AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM – August 24th at 14 Church Street for an automatic fire alarm due to a water leak into a detector that set the alarm off. Maintenance man was on the scene and we turned the building over to him.  1 engine, duty vehicle, 6 firefighters, 1 Jr. firefighters,  responded, traveled .5 miles and we were in service 11 minutes. 

VEHICLE ACCIDENT – August 24th at 1201 E. Newport Road for a vehicle accident at the rails to trails crossing E. Newport Road.  Vehicle ran into the back of another vehicle and 1 person was taken to the hospital.  1 engine, squad, ambulance, duty vehicle responded, traveled 2.5 miles and we were in service 28 minutes. 

ASSIST CALL – August 25th at 501 E. Newport Road for an assist to Brunnerville Fire Company on a dwelling fire but we were staged and not used. 1 engine, 9 firefighters, 2 fire police, 1 Jr. firefighter responded, traveled 6 miles and we were in service 26 minutes.

ASSIST CALL – August 26th at 147 E. Walnut Street for an assist to Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company on a dwelling fire but we were recalled while responding.   1 engine, 10 firefighters, 1 junior firefighter responded, traveled 8 miles and we were in service 14 minutes.

CO INVESTIGATION – August 28th at 836 Ballstown Road for a CO alarm sounding in basement of home, no readings on our meter and technician was on the scene.  1engine, duty vehicle, 9 firefighters responded, traveled 4 miles and we were in service 32 minutes.

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The Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to 12 incidents for the month of August.  Responding to those calls were 109 firefighters, 6 fire police, 8 junior firefighters, 4 ambulance personnel, traveled 56 miles, and we were in service 8 hours and 19 minutes.

The Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company Ambulance responded to 74 calls, 170 personnel responding to the calls, traveled 1,463.8 miles and we were in service 82.9 hours.

Total calls for the Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company was 86 for the month of August.