Sunday morning, the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company was dispatched to the 1200 block of Farmington Avenue for a report of a building fire. Engine 79-2 responded and found a refuse pile on fire adjacent to the building and promptly extinguished … Continue reading →
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Today the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company was dispatched at 12:07 PM to Route 100 South between N. State St and State St. for a report of a overturned vehicle. Engine 79-2 and Engine 79-3, in addition to Rescue 69 of the Pottstown Fire Department responded and found a vehicle on its side with multiple occupants trapped inside. Crews from both stations assisted in removing the patients from the vehicle who were treated by Goodwill Ambulance of Pottstown. Crews from Upper Pottsgrove remained on location until the vehicle was removed from the roadway, and all units were recalled to station at 1:11 PM.
This morning at 7:00 AM, the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company was dispatched to the 2100 block of Yarnall Road for a report of a school bus that had become entangled in utility wires due to this morning’s inclement weather. Upper Pottsgrove Engine 79-2 and 79-3, and Traffic 79 along with Engine 59 of the Ringing Hill Fire Company, and Rescue 69 of the Pottstown Fire Department responded to the scene. The students on the bus were safely evacuated and placed on alternate transportation and the school bus was safely removed from the fallen wires with the assistance of Met-Ed. Chief 79 recalled all units back to station at 8:20 AM.
On Sept. 21st, the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company responded to a building fire in the 2100 block of Horseshoe Drive. On arrival, Firefighters extinguished a small fire adjacent to a single family dwelling, and performed minor overhaul operations on the structure as some of the fire had penetrated to the crawlspace area. UP Engine 79-2 and Tanker 79 responded to the call. Assisting the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company was Ringing Hill Fire Company of Lower Pottsgrove (STA 59) and Goodwill Ambulance of Pottstown (STA329)
Last night at 8:02 PM, the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident in the 2100 block of Gilbertsville Rd which was upgraded to a vehicle rescue shortly after dispatch. U.P. Engine 79-2 and Engine 79-3 responded to the call along with Rescue 69 of the Pottstown Fire Department, with multiple ambulances from Goodwill Ambulance Co. of Pottstown responding for EMS. Crews from Upper Pottsgrove and the Pottstown Fire Department stabilized and extricated multiple victims from the vehicles and were recalled from the scene at 9:31 PM.
Last Friday, 7/26/2013, the Upper Pottsgrove Fire Company was dispatched to the 2200 block of Farmington Avenue in Douglass (Berks) Twp. to assist Friendship Hook and Ladder (Berks 15), and Keystone Fire Company (Berks 16) with hazmat control after a vehicle fire. Upper Pottsgrove Firefighters assisted crews on scene with controlling a diesel fuel spill until specialized cleanup units could arrive on scene.
On Thursday, 7/11/2013, the Upper Pottsgrove Twp. Fire Company trained with the Sanatoga Fire Company in neighboring Lower Pottsgrove Township. Firefighters practiced setting up and using mass decontamination equipment. The Upper Pottsgrove Twp. Fire Company would like to thank the … Continue reading →