At 1114 hours, Engine 27-1 was dispatched with Medic 151 to the northbound side of the 309 bypass in West Rockhill Township to standby at an accident. Shortly after, the assignment was then upgraded to a Rescue bringing Rescue 26 northbound and Rescue 18 southbound. Deputy 27 (Kelly) went on scene and reported a single vehicle approximately 30 feet down an embankment with 1 person trapped. Engine 27-1 arrived and shut down the road way while its crew started to stabilize the vehicle. With the road shut down, Rescue 18 came southbound in the northbound lanes and arrived the same time as Rescue 26 and began to extricat the patient.
2 N. Main Street | PO Box 315
Sellersville, Bucks County, PA 18960
Business: 215.257.4028 | Emergencies: 911
At 1941 hours, with the Tower being out of service for an extended time due to repairs, Engine 27 and Tower 26 were dispatched to the Penn Foundation in West Rockhill Township for a fire alarm. After dispatch, the premise was reporting an odor of smoke from one of the rooms. The assignment was upgraded adding Engine 27-1, Rescue 26, Montgomery Engine and Squad 72, as well as Ladder 75. Engine 27’s crew began to investigate and found the cause to be one of the residents smoking in their rooms.
At 1427 hours, Field 27 and Engine 59 were dispatched to the 700 block of Diamond Street in Hilltown Township for a reported brush fire. Assistant 27 went on scene and reported a smoldering area in the rear of the residence. Field 27 along with Field and Engine 59 worked to fully extinguish the fire. When returning, Engine 59 came across another brush fire bringing Field 27 back to Diamond Street. Crews again worked to extinguish the fire before any other exposures were threatened.
Shortly after 2200 hours, QFD and surrounding companies were dispatched to the Stonegate Village Development in Richland Township for a reported house fire. Battalion 17 went on scene and had an end of the row unit with heavy fire showing and spreading to the bravo and delta exposures. The Tower was dispatched as part of the 2nd Alarm Assignment and reported to the man power pool. The Tower’s crew was split into three 2-man crews were put to work checking for extension in other units.
Last night for our reguarly scheduled Tuesday night drill, members practiced the setting up and operation of the Tower. Each member had to set the outriggers, put the main up from the turn table, climb up to the bucket, and then bed the ladder. We were also joined last night by a local Boy Scout Troop who got to watch as we practiced our skills.
Engine 27-1 and the Chief were dispatched to assist Montgomery Station 75 on a working dwelling fire. Upon Engine 75’s arrival, they faced heavy fire from from the kitchen area and put a good knock on it. The Engine and Chief stood-by in the manpower pool before setting up scene lighting and checking for extension on the garage roof.
|At 1023 hrs this morning Station 27 along with mutual aid compaies were dispatched to Sellersville Pharmacy for reported fumes inside the structure. Engine 27-1 along with AC27(Conicelli) on board arrived to find a slight odor inside the pharmacy. Rescue 59 arrived and stood by at a hydrant on Main by Clymer and their crew assisted Engine 27-1 with their gas meter. Tower 26 arrived and setup their aerial on C side of the structure to check the HVAC units. Montco Enigne 75 arrived and stood by at a second hydrant on Main at Pine. AC27 had Medic 151 disatched to check 5 employees from the pharmacy for complaints of headaches. Montco Medic 339 also onscene and assisted Medic 151. Engine 27-1 crew found a strong odor outside the pharmacy on the A/D corner of the business. UGI arrived on scene and confirmed a leak outside. Chiaro’s Pizzeria and Sellersville Pharmacy were cleared by Fire crews and UGI of gas inside. UGI remained on scene and was contacting a crew to respond out to dig up the parking lot to secure the gas leak. Fire police on scene and closed down Main St until fire apparatus were clear and off the roadway.|