New Years Accident with Entrapment
After ringing in the New Year at 00:37 hrs, Box 59-8 was struck for reported accident with fire and three entrapped at Longview Dr and North Union Street. Chief 59-2 (K. Phillips) arrived to find a single vehicle on it’s side with three occupants inside and the engine compartment on fire. The Police Department quickly worked to get the three occupants out as Chief-2 held the fire in check with a can. Engine 59-1(Brown) arrived with 4 pulling the bumper line to quickly extinguish the fire. Rescue 59 and Rescue 88 arrived shortly after but services were not needed. Company 59 remained on scene waiting for the tow company and PPL due to a severely damaged pole. Units retuned to service at 01:37hrs.
Command: Chief 59-2 (K. Phillips)
Operations: Chief 59-1 (J. Brown)
Rescue: 59, 88
Fire Police: 59, 54
EMS: University EMS, South Central EMS
Police Department: Lower Swatara, Royalton & Middletown