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Vehicle Fire - September 24

On September 24 at 09:34 hours Spring Mill Fire Company was dispatched for a reported vehicle fire after the accident.  Squad 45 with a crew and Captain 45 were on-scene quickly.  Captain 45 assessed the scene and determined that the reported smoke from the vehicle was due to leaking  antifreeze from the crash.  The crew assisted with hazard control and cleared the scene.

Trash Fire - September 11

On September 11 at 14:23 hours Spring Mill Fire Company was dispatched for a trash/dumpster fire.  Squad 45 with a full crew responded.  Squad 45 was waved down by a bystander who called in the incident.  Safety 45 assessed the scene and found a smoldering trash can on fire in a courtyard.  Squad 45’s crew extinguished the fire with a water can and was made available.



Vehicle Fire - September 10

On September 10 at 15:17 hours Spring Mill Fire Company was dispatched for a vehicle fire after the accident.  Chief 45 arrived on scene and reported a 2 vehicle accident, 1 with heavy front end damage.  Squad 45 arrived on scene with and secured the vehicles power and assisted with hazard control.  1 patient was transported to a local hospital.

Commercial Building Fire - September 7

On September 7 at 09:18 hours Spring Mill Fire Company was dispatched to assist Plymouth Fire Company on Commercial Building Fire.  Chief 43 arrived to find fire showing from the top of the trash compactor on the charlie side of the building with the unit still attached to the building.  With this report the Metroplex command was established and the working fire dispatch was requested.  Ladder 45 responded to assist with extinguishment and overhaul.

Commercial Building Fire - August 31

On August 31 at 19:26 hours Spring Mill Fire Company was requested to assist the Conshohocken Fire Company No. 2 on a building investigation at 101 Washington Street in the Borough.  The box would eventually be filled out and upgraded to a building fire response as CFD crews found smoke and fire showing from a tar pot located on the roof of a large commercial building under construction.  Squad 45 and Chief 45 made the response and assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. The incident was brought under control with no further extension into the building and 45 units were available just after 21:00 hours.

Vehicle Rescue - August 31

On August 31st at 17:33 hours Spring Mill Fire Company and Plymouth Fire Company were dispatched to the 1500 block of Fayette Street for the reported vehicle rescue.  Deputy Chief 43 arrived to find 1 vehicle overturned on its roof with the operator trapped inside.  Spring Mill Fire Company No.1 ‘s Squad 45 arrived and immediately went in service  with their hydraulic tools to begin extrication.  Plymouth Fire Company responded with Rescue 43 and Engine 43, their crews assisted 45’s to successfully extricate the trapped operator within 15 minutes by conducting a complete side wall removal on the passenger side of the vehicle.  Harmonville Fire Company No.1 ‘s Rescue 44 was requested to assist with manpower as well.  The patient was then transferred into the care of awaiting EMS and all units were clear by 18:30 hours.